Partnerships

Aerie Boosts Second Annual Give Sight Match

At the 2018 ASCRS-ASOA Annual Meeting, Aerie Pharmaceuticals challenged attendees to give $25,000 to the ASCRS Foundation to trigger an Aerie match of the same amount. And it worked! Aerie’s challenge spurred an avalanche of giving that produced over $53,000 in contributions in just a few days, including the match.

Barbara Erny, MD Takes on New Foundation Role

The ASCRS Foundation welcomes Barbara Erny, MD, to the team as the ASCRS Foundation Medical Liaison for International Programs. This is a new volunteer position created to support the expanding scope of the Foundation’s international work, which includes a diverse and growing network of nonprofit partners including DigiSight, Global Sight Alliance, Himalayan Cataract Project, Moran Eye Institute, Seva Foundation and Vision Care.

Partner Highlight: Moran Physicians Give the Gift of Sight

Following the death of her husband and the loss of her sight to cataracts shortly afteward, Reid had been struggling to continue on as the primary caretaker in her family. Even after losing her vision, she helped out with her 7-month-old grandchild, Taia. But Reid couldn't see the child's smile until the day of her surgery at Moran, captured in this video.

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