Operation Sight

TED Talk: Ending Preventable Blindness

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the world. Most of that blindness is concentrated among the world's poorest people who are unable to afford cataract surgery. This TED talk tells the story of how innovative doctors have creatively deconstructed and reinvented cataract surgery making it faster, much less expensive, and finally accessible to the world's poor and blind.

300 Sight Giving Surgeries

Our 2nd Annual National Sight Week saw the volume of surgeries grow by 50% and 300 patients are seeing better just in time for the holidays! This is all thanks to our volunteer surgeons and donors who make this program possible.

Thanks to National Sight Week Volunteers

The ASCRS Foundation's 2nd Annual National Sight Week is coming to a close this weekend. We don't have official numbers - yet - but hundreds of U.S. patients in need are seeing clearer thanks to our volunteer surgeons and donors. We look forward to providing you a full and complete update on National Sight Week, but wanted to take a moment to send our gratitude to the specific practices who have volunteer surgeons participating in this important celebration:

 

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