“Through the ORBIS Lens” is a collection of photos showcasing the issues surrounding global eye health. Each week ORBIS will share our best photographs highlighting our efforts to eliminate avoidable blindness around the world.
“When my bandages were removed I felt that, if I were a bird, I would go fly and tell everyone how happy I was. I am so happy — how beautiful the world is! From a very early age I was seeing just the dark, and now I see the light. I feel like my life is a spectrum of colors.”
-Monica Islam, Bangladesh
Photo: Geoff Oliver Bugbee