Prevent Treatable Blindness
In India alone, 3 million people go blind from preventable causes every year. Since 2006, we traveled to India and taught DSEK, advanced corneal transplant surgery, to over 30 surgeons in over a dozen different centers.
Training Local Surgeons
Accessible and Affordable Care
This model of training has been proven in India to allow for sustainable, high-quality care at the local level, by enhancing the network of skilled doctors, all in all providing highly accessible and affordable care.
Meet Jessica Byer, COA
“I opened two gifts this morning, they were my eyes” -Unknown
US Surgeons and SightSource Partnership
Our Next Step
Meet Fasika Woreta, MD
Fasika, who originates from Ethiopia, joins the ICF to contribute her expertise in the field of ophthalmology, and assist in forming relationships with doctors in Ethiopia. With her help, the ICF hopes to facilitate the next part of our mission.
How Your Donation is Used
- Educational Programs 70%
- Research 30%
- Administration 0%