How my son became blind, regained his sight —Father of 24-year-old man who suffered juvenile cataract

By Chriz
4 weeks ago
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Father of a 24 - year - old man who suffered juvenile cataract and went blind when he was three years old , has narrated how his son lost his sight , and the steps that led to his recovery.
Mr . Eli Humoshe , father to Edmond Eli who regained his vision after 21 years , said his son missed school over the years , and would be enrolled for adult education .
News Agency of Nigeria reports that Edmond, who went blind at three years old , regained his sight over the weekend following a free surgery offered him and many others at the just concluded one week medical outreach sponsored by Senator Binos Yaroe ( Adamawa South ) , at the LCCN Referral Centre in Demsa town , headquarters of Demsa LGA of Adamawa .
Speaking to NAN on Sunday on his plan for his son, Humoshe said the blindness had robbed him of the opportunity to get education making him a reserved person who hardly talked .
“ As you can see now , he is still quiet and just starring at things .
“ I am overwhelmed with joy and short of words on how to appreciate God , Senator Binos and the doctors for this miracle .
“ My plan for him after he fully recovers is to enroll him in adult education , ” said Humoshe .
He disclosed that the problem started when Edmond was just three years in Kpasham village of Demsa LG where he returned home claiming that some boys put sand into his eyes .
“ We took him to local clinic and General Hospital Numan where we were referred to Kano , but could not go due to lack of money .
“ That ’ s how we continued to manage him as he completely lost his sight up till now that we heard about the free medical outreach organised by the senator , ” Humoshe said .
Also speaking , the Head of the Eye Unit at the medical outreach, Dr . Ugochukwu Anunwa, said the operation was performed by a consultant who identified the cause of the problem as juvenile cataract .
Anunwa said during the one - week medical outreach , about 200 successful surgeries were conducted , mostly for cataracts and pterygium ( a growth of the conjunctiva or mucous membrane that covers the white part of your eye over the cornea ) .
Commenting , Senator Yaroe said he was also excited and remained fulfilled seeing Edmond and other patients getting the treatment they were yearning for to be like other normal people.
“ I am a very happy person and I am thankful to God and all volunteer medical personnel that came for this Out- Reach .
“ For me it is like testing the waters and the way people received it.
“ The joy on the faces of beneficiaries and their relations is something that cannot be quantified which encourages me to do more .
“ We are planning to organise another out-reach ; in fact we are already talking with some partners in U . S . that have expressed their desire to also join us in future out-reach , ” Yaroe said .
The senator said he organised the exercise in collaboration with an NGO , Soteria -Afrique Rural Healthcare Initiative , and the Christian Broadcasting Network .
NAN reports that statistics from the hospital showed that a total of 8 , 030 patients were attended to during the free medical outreach.




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Chriz
4 weeks ago

May God heal d guy completely 


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Asoluka Emmanuel
4 weeks ago

That's a miracle


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Egin Collins
4 weeks ago


 

God of miracle it should be permanent
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Peter Daniel
4 weeks ago
Thank God for this.
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Ibrahim Abubakar
4 weeks ago

May Almighty God help 


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Ibrahim Abubakar
4 weeks ago

May Almighty God help .


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God will help such person


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Ani Victor
4 weeks ago

May god have marcy


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George Ishaya
4 weeks ago

This indeed is a miracle, thanks to God for meaningful Nigerians like the governor 


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Francis Okugo
4 weeks ago

Thank God for his healings


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Okpalaeke Samuel
4 weeks ago

May he be healed completely


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Mayowa Solomon
4 weeks ago

Good news, splendid


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nice miracle
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Thank God he regained his sight


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Otimayin Peter
4 weeks ago

Hmm I'm happy sha for u


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God is with you man


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Anthony Ikeba
4 weeks ago

Give thanks to God almighty


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