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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

 

India had an exciting year! Thanks to our donors and partners we screened more than two million people who were at risk of losing their sight.

Declaring villages avoidable blindness-free is the pinnacle of our work. We’re ecstatic to say that we declared our 500th village free of avoidable blindness in 2017. Read more about our work in India in 2017.

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  • August 14, 2018 08/14/18 Thank you for another great year in Ghana!

    In Ghana, we were honoured to work with many partners in 2017. Together with Ghana Health Services, Standard Chartered Bank, Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons and Swiss Red Cross, we communicated the results of the National Blindness and Visual Impairment study — the first …

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  • August 7, 2018 08/07/18 Welcome to the Family, CloudBreak!

    We're excited to announce our partnership with CloudBreak Eye Care, right here in Calgary. CloudBreak is Calgary’s newest Glaucoma and Advanced Anterior Segment Clinic. They provide quality and personalized eye care to their patients, empowering them through eye health education and professional care. CloudBreak has decided to …

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  • July 31, 2018 07/31/18 2017 Was An Exciting Year For South Asia, Thanks To You!

    India had an exciting year! Thanks to our donors and partners we screened more than two million people who were at risk of losing their sight. Declaring villages avoidable blindness-free is the pinnacle of our work. We’re ecstatic to say that we declared our 500th village …

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News, events and more

Sightlines Spring 2018 issue released

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We have a reliable report that there’s at least one person in the Edmonton area canvassing door-to-door, claiming to be from Operation Eyesight. There may be other cities involved.

We’d like the public to know this is a scam. Operation Eyesight does NOT currently have door-to-door campaigns happening. If someone comes to your door claiming to be canvassing for Operation Eyesight (or for ANY charity), be sure to ask them for documentation, or call the charity directly to ask for confirmation.

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Operation Eyesight named one of the “most efficient and accountable charities” of 2017

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Sightlines Winter 2018 issue released

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Sightlines Fall 2017 issue released

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Sightlines Summer 2017 issue released

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Report to donors 2016 released

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Sightlines Spring 2017 issue released

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