Operation Sight

Operation Sight: One Small Act of Kindness

Angela Weeks is the Vision Education Specialist at the Advanced Vision Institute, in Williamsburg, VA. Her primary role is working directly with all surgical patients to ensure proper consent, and that they understand the cataract surgery process as well as the risks and benefits. When Advanced Vision Institute joined the ASCRS Foundation’s Operation Sight volunteer network, Angela became the liaison between her practice and Operation Sight.

Make A Difference with Operation Sight

Emily Graves, MD - co-director of the University of Tennessee Hamilton Eye Institute Lion's Club - has done considerable international volunteer work during her ophthalmic career. But she's also come to understand the significant need right in her own community. Dr. Graves and her co-director, Brian Fowler, MD, decided to address that need in Memphis. “Instead of doing individual surgeries throughout the year, we wanted to attempt something larger.”