Nepal: Sight-to-Summit

A happy post-op patient. Jiri. (Ace Kvale)
A happy post-op patient. Jiri.

A happy post-op patient. Jiri.

Close-up of post-op patient.

Close-up of post-op patient.
(Ace Kvale)


One of the few younger patients, after surgery.

One of the few younger patients, after surgery.
(Ace Kvale)


Buddha Maya being carried up Lamjura Pass, on her 3-day journey to Phaplu.

Buddha Maya being carried up Lamjura Pass, on her 3-day journey to Phaplu.
(Ace Kvale)


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.

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.
(Ace Kvale)


Chandra Maya before her surgery, speaking about how difficult her life has been. Her granddaughter accompanies her.

Chandra Maya before her surgery, speaking about how difficult her life has been. Her granddaughter accompanies her.
(Ace Kvale)


Geoff Tabin examining a patient after surgery at the Jiri camp.

Geoff Tabin examining a patient after surgery at the Jiri camp.
(Ace Kvale)


An enthusiastic gentleman with restored sight celebrates after Tabin removes his eye shields. Jiri.

An enthusiastic gentleman with restored sight celebrates after Tabin removes his eye shields. Jiri.
(Ace Kvale)


Buddha Maya near the top of Lamjura pass, going by a heavily loaded porter who has stopped for a rest.

Buddha Maya near the top of Lamjura pass, going by a heavily loaded porter who has stopped for a rest.
(Ace Kvale)


A happy patient.

A happy patient.
(Ace Kvale)


The lovely Chandra Maya, in Phaplu, after her surgery.

The lovely Chandra Maya, in Phaplu, after her surgery.
(Ace Kvale)


Close-up of post-op patient. Patients would see nearly perfectly by the day after their surgery.

Close-up of post-op patient. Patients would see nearly perfectly by the day after their surgery.
(Ace Kvale)


Two post-op gents, waiting for their bandages to come off. Jiri.

Two post-op gents, waiting for their bandages to come off. Jiri.
(Ace Kvale)


Pre-op patient, probably trying to communicate how limited her sight is.

Pre-op patient, probably trying to communicate how limited her sight is.
(Ace Kvale)


Geoff Tabin with a grateful post-op patients. Jiri.

Geoff Tabin with a grateful post-op patients. Jiri.
(Ace Kvale)


A pre-op patient in Jiri enjoys a smoke before surgery.

A pre-op patient in Jiri enjoys a smoke before surgery.
(Ace Kvale)

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