Update: Blind woman on the mend after much needed operation to improve her sight

Update: Blind woman on the mend after much needed operation to improve her sight

- Because of the kind hearts of South Africans, a blind mother, Melissa Mfema, was able to receive a much-needed operation to improve her sight

- A post on Facebook has since given South Africans an update on her condition post surgery

- According to the post, Mfema might be eligible for a cornea transplant in the future

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And, after having the procedure done a few weeks ago, her husband has finally given social media users an update on her condition.

Mfema's update was shared on I Have a Name's Facebook page.

"Sorry this has been a while coming but I just wanted to give you all an update on Melissa ! She had her eye operation a few weeks ago thanks to all your generousity, and the doctors are very happy with how it went," the post started off.

The post added Mfema was in a lot of pain after the procedure and doctors would only be able to asses how much of her eye sight has improved in four months.

If the doctors are happy with the progress she made, she would be considered an ideal candidate for a cornea transplant.

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"In any case this operation would have been necessary whether she ends up with a transplant or not because the doctor would not have been able to do a transplant with the way her eyes were before," the post continues.

According to the post, Mfema is slowly to notice some improvement. He added the change was not radical but she was happy to see some colour again for the first time in years.

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Briefly.co.za reported previously, Mfema caught the attention of a Facebook users after she asked for clothes for her baby.

Simonne Solarsh responded to the call for help and organised a meeting so she could drop off some clothes. When Solarsh met Mfema, she was surprised to find out the mom is blind.

Solarsh then took Mfema to an eye doctor and enlisted the help of others to make it possible that the blind mother could see her child.

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