The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Nigeria, Lee In-tae was at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital Lagos where he interacted and cheered up beneficiaries of the free Cataract eye treatment and surgeries conducted by Vision Care.
Vision Care is an international relief organization affiliated to the World Health Organization dedicated to the prevention of blindness through global projects initiatives-in collaboration with LASUTH and sponsored by Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria LTD.
A statement issued by the Director of Korean Cultural Center Nigeria (KCCN) in Abuja, Lee Jin Su, said the 5th edition of this Vision eye camp took place from September 30 ~ October 04, 2019, where a total of 115 persons underwent free cataract surgeries while 224 persons had eye treatments.
The Ambassador expressed happiness with the outcome of the Vision Care Eye Camp 2019 and remarked that such medical outreach was meaningful to the good health of Nigerians.
It said the Ambassador encouraged the beneficiaries and wished them good health, adding that one of the highlights of the event was the Ambassador assisting some of the beneficiaries to open their eyes for the first time after their surgeries.
Many of the beneficiaries who came from different parts of Nigeria also met with the Ambassador and were filled with joy at the restoration of their eye sights.