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Operation Sight Partner Story: Operation Access

Operation Access is an organization that helps identify patients in need of charitable medical care. Their cataract patients are treated by Operation Sight volunteers. This is one patient's story. Story courtesy of Operation Access' newsletter.

Congratulations to the 2017 Research Grant Winners

Because of donors like you, the ASCRS Foundation has awarded more than $750,000 in research grants to fund studies and new treatment options. Together, we can foster innovation in all areas of eye disease and treatment. We believe the ASCRS Foundation’s Research Grant program is a fitting way to carry-on the spirit of the young, enterprising ophthalmologists who founded ASCRS.

Here is the list of the 2017 awardees and their winning studies:

Hundreds Receive the Gift of Sight During Inaugural National Sight Week

When you hear about humanitarian eye care, often your first impression is of outreach to a faraway developing nation. But there are patients, even in countries like the United States, who face the challenge of affording cataract surgery.