New vision for poor comes aboard flying eye hospital
"I see everything clear now. I could never see my father so clear."
- Lam Vu Nhat Ni, eye surgery recipient
Danang, Vietnam - Lam Vu Nhat Ni perches on her fathers lap, wearing hospital pajamas and squinting as she slowly counts the number of blurry fingers held 3 feet in front of her.
The second-grader, too poor to fly to Thailand or Singapore for advanced medical care, is among a handful of patients selected to have surgery at Danangs airport aboard ORBIS InternationalҒs flying eye hospital a converted DC-10 complete with operating room and rotating volunteer doctors from around the world.