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Prevention

Prevention

The most effective way to save sight. Through awareness, education, screening, vitamin supplementation and more, we prevent sight loss before it begins.

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Eyeglasses

Eyeglasses

A simple eye exam and a pair of new, prescription eyeglasses can restore sight. The sale of eyeglasses to customers able to pay helps provide eyeglasses to those who can’t afford them.

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Clean Water

Clean Water

Poor sanitation allows diseases like sight-stealing trachoma to spread rapidly. Through the provision of clean water, we’re saving sight in countries like Zambia and Kenya.

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Eye surgery

Eye Surgery

Cataracts can be treated with eye surgery, yet they remain the most common eye problem in the world. We provide access to quality, affordable surgeries so that more people can have their sight restored.

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Hospitals

Hospitals

By supporting our hospital partners, we help them become more productive and financially self-sustainable. Through our innovative Hospital-Based Community Eye Health projects, we’re eliminating avoidable blindness in many regions.

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Communities

Communities

Much of our work begins in the community, where we train local eye health workers to diagnose and treat simple eye problems. More complex cases are referred to one of our hospital partners.

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Success Stories

Six-year-old Dorcas and her ten-year-old brother Meshack live in a small village in Kenya. When their father passed away, their uncle, Anthony, took them under his wings, vowing to provide for them as best he could, despite his own poverty. However, that promise soon became difficult to keep. Both children were born with good vision, but as they each reached the age of five, their eyesight began to diminish. But thanks to Operation Eyesight’s donors, both children can now see! Read their story.

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  • January 3, 2017 01/03/17 Happy New Year, everyone!

    On behalf of all of us at Operation Eyesight, our best wishes for a happy and healthy 2017! I don’t know about you, but as the new year rolls in, I find myself reflecting on all of the wonderful things that happened in the last …

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  • December 27, 2016 12/27/16 GivingTuesday 2016: Hundreds of lives changed!

    On November 29, a month ago today, we kicked off the holiday giving season with GivingTuesday! It’s a special day dedicated to giving back around the world, and we’re proud to have made it an annual event for Operation Eyesight. To help us reach our $15,000 …

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  • December 20, 2016 12/20/16 Merry Christmas to all!

    And for all those last-minute shoppers out there, the deadline to mail holiday cards may have passed, but there’s still time to send an Operation Eyesight holiday eCard to your family and friends if you wish. Have fun “shopping!”

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