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    A happy post-op patient. Jiri.
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    Close-up of post-op patient.
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    One of the few younger patients, after surgery.
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    Buddha Maya being carried up Lamjura Pass, on her 3-day journey to Phaplu.
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    Buddha Maya on her way into village of Junbesi, where she would stay with the climbers on the last night of the trek before arriving in Phaplu.
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    Chandra Maya before her surgery, speaking about how difficult her life has been. Her granddaughter accompanies her.
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    Geoff Tabin examining a patient after surgery at the Jiri camp.
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    An enthusiastic gentleman with restored sight celebrates after Tabin removes his eye shields. Jiri.
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    Buddha Maya near the top of Lamjura pass, going by a heavily loaded porter who has stopped for a rest.
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    A happy patient.
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    The lovely Chandra Maya, in Phaplu, after her surgery.
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    Close-up of post-op patient. Patients would see nearly perfectly by the day after their surgery.
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    Two post-op gents, waiting for their bandages to come off. Jiri.
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    Pre-op patient, probably trying to communicate how limited her sight is.
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    Geoff Tabin with a grateful post-op patients. Jiri.
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    A pre-op patient in Jiri enjoys a smoke before surgery.
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