January-February 2020 – Eye Care in Remote Areas

This mission was a partnership between the Eye Care Unit of Oudomxay Provincial Hospital and Lao Rehabilitation Foundation (LRF) in association with SEE International to provide health care for cataract surgery, short optometry training and screening vision for student at school for 10 days, January 27 to February 08, 2020.

October 2018 – Mobile Eye Care

On the 3rd and 4th week of October 2018 the Eye Unit of Oudomxay provincial hospital in cooperation with the Lao Rehabilitation Foundation (LRF) offered mobile eye care service in 3 districts (Houn, Beng and Xai) of Oudomxay Province for eye disease exams, refraction testing, dispensing eyeglasses and providing cataract Read more…

September 2013 Oculo Plastic Surgery

September 2013 – Oculoplastic Surgery

With 17 team members that included 4 surgeons from Bumrungrad, Metapachrak and Jaroenkrungcharak Hospitals, 19 patients underwent surgery in September 2013 for severe eyelids diseases, reconstruction, duct obstructions, glaucoma and other eye injuries. This was LRF second oculoplastic surgery mission at Oudomxay Provincial Hospital, Oudomxay, Laos. Click here to download Read more…

June 2011

The mission started first in the northern province of Bokeo (including 3 districts) for 8 days from June 8-15, 2011, the expectant mother service was done in Bokeo province, only eye service continued after that; in LuangNamtha province (including 2 districts) for 5 days from June 17-21, in Phongsaly province Read more…

September 2008

Report of Mobile Health Care for Dental, E.N.T and Eye Diseases in Remote Areas of Oudomxay Province, September 2008 A Cooperation between Oudomxay Hospital – Lao Rehabilitation Foundation and Women for World Health Organizations We knew that Oudomxay province is home to many poor people living in remote areas with Read more…

Pheng

While visiting our projects in early January 2007, we were alerted by Dr. Leila Srour about the tragic accident of Pheng. The 20 year old boy had been struck by lightning while working in a rice field in his village near Luang Nam Tha. Pheng, who survived the ordeal, was Read more…

Vang

Without accurate records, we estimated Vang to be about five years old when we found her at Home of Light in early 2004. Like many other children there, she was born with congenital cataract. Our intuition however was that she could profit from eye surgery as we guessed that she Read more…