Anup Ojha, Hetauda, July 3 -- Early Wednesday morning, an emotional video showing a teenage boy touching his surgeon after a successful cataract surgery had Nepali social media abuzz. In the video, the boy looks ecstatic, running his hands over the surgeon's face. Even the surgeon appears overwhelmed, taking off his glasses and embracing the child.

Roshan Theeng, the 13-year-old boy in the video, had regained his eyesight after three years of complete blindness, thanks to the efforts of Sanduk Ruit, the famed surgeon who pioneered a revolutionary, inexpensive method of cataract surgery that could be completed in just 15 minutes.

Upon being able to see again, Theeng clapped and laughed out loud.

"I can see everything and everybody," he ...