CBI Patient Story: Helping a Teenager See Again
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Ever since he was 5, Hiteshbhai Malivad struggled with vision problems. By the time he was a teenager, Hiteshbhai’s poor eyesight made it difficult for him to learn in school and handle daily tasks.
Thankfully, our partners at the Shri Jalaram Arogya Seva Trust Hospital in Meghraj, Gujarat, India, diagnosed the problem: prescription drug allergies had led to cataracts in both eyes. After receiving surgeries in July 2018 and March 2019, Hiteshbhai’s eyesight has improved, paving the way for a brighter future full of possibilities.
Cases like Hiteshbhai’s vividly illustrate the importance of CBI’s support for Shri Jalaram, where we’ve funded more than 14,000 cataract surgeries since 2008.
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