Thailand Cave

American Optometric Association News: Soccer team rescued from Thailand cave could face temporary vision struggles

ST LOUIS, MO – Imagine spending nearly three weeks trapped in the darkness of a cave, as 12 boys and a coach of a Thai youth soccer team were.  How might the eyes react? They might expect a relatively short period of light sensitivity for their eyes post-rescue, say doctors of optometry, who celebrated with … Continue reading American Optometric Association News: Soccer team rescued from Thailand cave could face temporary vision struggles

MAE SAI, Thailand | With V-for-Victory sign, rescued Thai boys celebrate freedom

MAE SAI, Thailand — As ecstatic relatives watched and waved from behind a glass barrier, the 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from deep within a flooded cave in Thailand made the V-for-Victory sign Wednesday from their beds in a hospital isolation ward where they are recovering from the 18-day ordeal. An American involved … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | With V-for-Victory sign, rescued Thai boys celebrate freedom

MAE SAI, Thailand | After daring rescue, entire Thai soccer team out of cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — “Everyone is safe.” With those three words posted on Facebook the daring rescue mission to extricate 12 boys and their soccer coach from the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in Thailand came to a close on Tuesday — a grueling 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an experienced diver … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | After daring rescue, entire Thai soccer team out of cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | 4 rescued from Thailand cave as rescue operation underway

MAE SAI, Thailand — Rescuers in northern Thailand on Sunday extracted at least four members of a youth soccer team from the cave where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, part of an ongoing operation to rescue the 12 boys and their coach, officials said. The operation to rescue the boys, ages … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | 4 rescued from Thailand cave as rescue operation underway

MAE SAI, Thailand | Thai officials aim to rescue kids from cave before rain hits

MAE SAI, Thailand — Worried that heavy monsoon rain could soon make the job even more difficult, Thai officials said Saturday that they may need to quickly rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a partially flooded cave by helping them make risky dives to safety. The boys, ages 11-16, and their 25-year-old coach … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Thai officials aim to rescue kids from cave before rain hits