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    Weʼve raised £0 to Pay for cataract surgery, both eyes, in Poland, that will give me better sight and quality of life. It is OK to refuse. Greatly appreciated

    Surrey, UK
    Closed on Friday, 20th January 2017

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    Cataract in both eyes. This may deny me a chance to serve or take part in challenging and extreme sporting events and other activites which I love and my outdoor lifestyle can be seriously limited

    In addition I am an avid computer user. also provide IT services and solutions as a business. increasingly reading on computer screens particularly smart devices is challenging.

    Driving is one of my passions and this may also be affected in bright sunshine or at night with a glare from on coming cars. It means I would need to wear glasses or contact lenses both of which have their own challenges like getting lost or forgotten, breaking or damage, replacement cost etc

    NHS UK has a long waiting list and provides as standard the mono focal IOL replacement surgery

    So from my research indicates Poland to be the best in Cataract surgery and Lithuania for LASIK/LASEK eyesight correction surgery. I would really like to go to Poland for the cataract surgery as soon as possible. Though my lifestyle and work is not currently impaired, I need to do this sooner than later.

    I need to raise the funds to pay for flight, hotel accommodation, food, the actual surgery, pre-post surgery support. I plan for a 2 week stay first week for the ops and second week for post op follow up and support by the experts whilst in Poland

    Desired Outcome:
    Enjoy outdoor, extreme and challenging sporting and related activities, drive day or night safely and joyfully, ditch the glasses and contact lenses, play with my children anywhere any time

    I promised myself to do one extreme sporting event for charity, one particular event is running a 5K marathon for any charity dealing with brain atrophy or related conditions.

    Thank you for your consideration and welcome any supportive comments you might have



    • Joseph Minja2 years ago
      Joseph Minja

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      2 years ago

      Just started the campaign. hope it will come through. Your support is greatly appreciated. Every little helps as they say at TESCO's

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      Joseph Minja

      Joseph Minja

      Surrey, UK

      Currently lives in Surrey, UK, self employed providing IT Security and Digital Forensics, Support and supplies services to SMEs and lone practitioners. Enjoys outdoor workouts including British Military Fitness, a fan of the Ultimate Fighting Champion [UFC] among others

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