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Success! Ea from Cambodia raised $212 to fund eye surgery.

Ea
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  • $212 raised, $0 to go
$212
raised
$0
to go
Fully funded
Ea's treatment was fully funded on January 27, 2019.

Photo of Ea post-operation

January 22, 2019

Ea underwent eye surgery.

Ea is able to see everything more clearly than before and with less pain. She will continue with her medication and will come back for a follow up appointment.

She says, “I feel very happy that my eyelid surgery was successful and now my eyelashes are not rubbing on my eye any more. I can see everything and it is easy to continue my work at the farm field and go to anywhere outside.”

Ea is able to see everything more clearly than before and with less pain. She will continue with her medication and will come back for a fol...

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January 7, 2019

Ea is a farmer from Cambodia. She has one daughter, four sons, and ten grandchildren. She likes to listen to monks pray on the radio.

A year ago, Ea developed entropion of the eyelids. This means that her eyelids turn inward, causing her eyelashes to scrape the surface of her eyes. It is difficult for her to open her eyes and see clearly

Ea traveled to our medical partner’s care center to receive treatment. On January 8, surgeons at our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre (CSC), will perform a corrective procedure to repair her eyelids. Now, Ea needs help to raise $212 to fund this procedure.

Her son says, “I hope my mom’s vision improves so she can recognize our faces again.”

Ea is a farmer from Cambodia. She has one daughter, four sons, and ten grandchildren. She likes to listen to monks pray on the radio. A y...

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Ea's Timeline

  • January 7, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Ea was submitted by Lindsay Bownik, Stakeholder Relations Officer at Children's Surgical Centre, our medical partner in Cambodia.

  • January 8, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Ea received treatment at Kien Khleang National Rehabilitation Centre. Medical partners often provide care to patients accepted by Watsi before those patients are fully funded, operating under the guarantee that the cost of care will be paid for by donors.

  • January 8, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Ea's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • January 22, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Ea's treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • January 27, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Ea's treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 4 donors

Funded by 4 donors

Treatment
Entropion / Ectropion Repair
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $212 for Ea's treatment
Hospital Fees
$57
Medical Staff
$115
Medication
$0
Supplies
$40

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