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Former U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, MD, Joins the Board

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Foundation welcomes former U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, MD to the Foundation Governing Board, effective immediately. Dr. Coburn will join a 14-member board overseeing a domestic and international program agenda that now serves more than 23,000 needy patients annually. Dr. Coburn will be officially welcomed to the board at its next meeting in November 2017.

Grateful Patient: Give Hope

Kimberly Holland (Dallas, Texas) found herself trapped in a vicious cycle. Unemployed when her declining eyesight affected her job performance, she had also lost her insurance coverage. And without coverage she couldn’t afford the care needed to find another job. And around again.

Call for Volunteer: Strabismus Surgeon Needed in Nigeria

Our partner, Vision Care, is in need of a volunteer surgeon. Vision Care is a blindness relief organization working in 38 countries throughout Asia, Africa and Central and South America. With offices in Korea and the US, they conduct 25+ week-long Eye Camps per year.