With funds raised from optometrists, optical companies, students, and individual donors, Optometry Giving Sight has funded more than $23 million for sustainable eye care projects from all of its offices since 2003.
Basic eye care services provided to more than 7.6 million people
More than 14,000 eye care personnel trained
133 vision centers established
Nearly 40 countries served
In addition to supporting projects that provide eye exams and glasses to meet immediate needs, Optometry Giving Sight addresses long-term solutions by helping to educate and equip local communities.
people per year
One vision center provides on average sight for 3,000 people per year
12 year old Omar Faruk was very excited about his new pair of glasses, which have not only enabled him to see the blackboard clearly, but also improved his batting skills on the cricket field! Omar’s life changed dramatically following an eye examination at the vision screening camp organized by the India Vision Institute (IVI), with support from Optometry Giving Sight, at his government-run school in his locality.
Giving Sight across the globe
Optometry Giving Sight's impact through vision care projects spans nearly 40 countries
Green color represents where we have supported projects