Eliminate preventable vision impairment and blindness in underserved populations worldwide.
What We Do
Combat major vision-threatening diseases: diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and cataracts
- Implement community-based early detection programs
- Augment specialty treatment capacity and patient access
- Optimize health outcomes
How We Do It
Educate the public and health care professionals about the causes, prevention and treatments of eye disease.
Expand access to preventive and curative eye care for underserved populations through innovative public health programs.
Utilize telemedicine and other contemporary technologies to enhance program effectiveness and increase staff productivity.
Support local health systems and empower medical personnel to maintain the long-term sustainability of programs.
Recruit health care volunteers to amplify organizational capacity.