After recovering photos from a hotmail photo session, a man has started an online fundraising campaign to help recover them.
“I think that’s the best part of the surgery,” said Matthew Thomas, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
“When I had it it was a bit of a struggle to get to the hospital because my eyes were closed so much, but it’s been quite a recovery.”
“After the surgery I was left with no sight at all, but I think the biggest part of it was the fact that it was like a second body,” he said.
“So I was able to get back to normal as soon as possible.”
Matthew Thomas is in the process of recovering his photos from his surgery, and is now trying to raise $5,000 to help him recover.
His family have started a GoFundMe page to help raise the money for his recovery.
If you would like to donate to Matthew’s campaign, you can do so here: Mr Thomas is currently at a home for the blind where he can receive the glasses he needs, and to receive daily visits from doctors and nurses.
Matthew is hoping that he can be able to attend one of his regular sessions, or one of the upcoming sessions that he has been asked to attend, by the end of the year.
“I’ve got a bit more to go on, but my hope is that I can be back in the room by the middle of next year,” he joked.
“The fact that I’ve got this surgery is great for me, it’s great for my family and it’s really just the icing on the cake.”
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