12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Blue eye leprosy

A patient lives in a leprosy camp in Vietnam. Due to social discrimination, they gather and spend the rest of their lives in this camp. Infected nerves, contractive tendons are all popular symptom of this sickness. An extremely rare situation appears when the eyes turn to blue like this woman.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Haiphong , Vietnam
Camera: NIKON Df
Copyright: © Binh Duong