Eng is a 52-year-old farmer from Cambodia. She is married with three sons and five grandchildren. She likes to chat with her neighbors and listen to the news on the radio.
About 20 years ago, Eng developed a pterygium (a fleshy growth) in each eye, causing her vision to become cloudy and blurred. It is difficult for her to do her work on the farm or go anywhere on her own. She is worried about going blind someday.
Eng traveled three hours with her younger sister to reach our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre (CSC). CSC is requesting $148 to cover the cost of her operation, scheduled for March 22. Eye surgeons will remove the pterygium from each eye, allowing Eng to see clearly again.