Rupununi youth seeking help for surgery to save sight

A Rupununi youth is seeking the public’s help to raise funds for him to undergo surgery needed to prevent him from possibly losing his sight.

Vaughn Duncan, 21, of Lethem, Central Rupununi was diagnosed with Keratoconus, a degenerative disease of the eye by Dr Neeraj Jain of the Dr Balwant Singh’s Hospital on April 12, 2017.

Stabroek News understands that Keratoconus, often abbreviated to KC, is a progressive eye disease in which the normally round cornea thins and begins to bulge into a cone-like shape, resulting in significant visual impairment.…to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In

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