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The most effective way to save sight. Through awareness, education, screening, vitamin supplementation and more, we prevent sight loss before it begins.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
Kamlesh and Nandlal are brothers. Kamlesh is 10 years old and Nandlal is just seven years old. They live in a small house with their grandfather, mother and three other siblings in a village in India’s Udaipur district.
At a young age, both boys had severe visual impairment, to the point that they would often fall, bump into things and into other people! The poor brothers couldn’t concentrate at school because they couldn’t see the board, and after a while they didn’t even want to go to school anymore. Click here to read their story.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is a day to express our appreciation for the important people in our lives. For us at Operation Eyesight, the important people to our organization would be you – the people who make our work possible. Of course, none of Operation Eyesight’s work could …
Kamlesh and Nanalal are brothers. Kamlesh is 10 years old and Nanalal is just seven years old. They live in a small house with their grandfather, mother and three other siblings in a village in India's Udaipur district. At a young age, both boys had severe visual impairment, to the point that …
Special thanks to Ronald Kefa, our project officer in Kenya, for writing this beautiful story of hope restored! James was 51 years old when he went blind. He had lived unable to see out of his left eye for years, and one morning he woke up …