Ammad Ahmad's Story
Ammad Ahmad, aged 12, a resident of Multan is suffering from developmental cataract affecting his right eye. A developmental cataract occurs early in childhood. Cataract is a clouding of the clear lens that eventually interferes with vision. Some signs and symptoms of cataracts include: dim, clouded or blurred vision, difficulty with vision during night, increasing sensitivity of the eye to light and glare, need for brighter light for reading and carrying out other activities, seeing “halos” around lights, double vision in affected eyes. In order to heal from ailment, Ammad Ahmad has been advised to undergo Phacoemulsification of his right eye with an intraocular lens (IOL). Phacoemulsification with an intraocular lens (IOL) is a brief surgical procedure where the cataract-affected lens inside the eye is removed, and replaced with an artificial lens in its place. As Ammad Ahmad’s father is a labourer who earns PKR. 200-400 as daily wage, he is unable to afford the treatment for his son. His father shares their ordeal in the following words:
“I am a daily wager. Sometimes I earn PRK. 200-400 a day, other days I come home empty handed, carrying nothing but stress and guilt on my shoulders. We have a house of our own, but with this amount of salary I have to cater to the needs of my family that includes my wife, Ammad and his four siblings. In these circumstances I can not afford to pay for my son’s eye surgery.”
In hopes of a brighter, disease free future, Ammad Ahmad, awaits your donations to undergo the first step towards an improved life. Now that he has been connected with Transparent Hands, donate generously to assist Ammad Ahmad in undergoing Phacoemulsification of the right eye with an intraocular lens (IOL). You can help him in restoring his vision and make him materialise his dreams of leading a normal life filled with colors.
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Ammad Ahmad's Story
Ammad Ahmad, 12 years old, was diagnosed with congenital cataract in his right eye. The ophthalmologist recommended him surgery. He was admitted in Bakhtawar Amin Memorial Hospital and the surgery was performed by Dr. Hassan Raza on 31.12.2020. His lens matter aspiration (LMA) was done along with an implantation of intraocular lens (IOL). He was discharged in a stable condition after three days of hospital stay. Ammad’s surgery was a success and his vision is clear now.