SEE INTERNATIONAL: MSICS Training in Accra, Ghana

Hope is not only a survivor, but a leader.

In June of 2021, SEE supported a Level 2 Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Training Course in Accra, Ghana that lasted the whole month! The physician being trained, Dr. Egbula Eni, traveled from Nigeria to improve his surgical skills and learn the MSICS technique from SEE’s partner, Dr. Thomas Baah. Dr. Eni spent the […]

Children’s Sight Week 2021

Olivia taking eyesight test

In August of 2021, SEE held its annual Children’s Sight Week event, during which our Santa Barbara Vision Care clinics put a priority on the screening and treatment of the children in our community, resulting in 64 eye screenings and 32 comprehensive eye exams for the young patients. Among the children who received care was […]

SEE INTERNATIONAL: Children’s Sight Week 2021

Olivia

In August of 2021, SEE held its annual Children’s Sight Week event, during which our Santa Barbara Vision Care clinics put a priority on the screening and treatment of the children in our community, resulting in 64 eye screenings and 32 comprehensive eye exams for the young patients.Among the children who received care was six-year-old […]

SEE INTERNATIONAL: Restoring Sight in India

Pemji

Prem Thapa ji is a well-known street artist from Nepal who recently had his life transformed by the gift of sight. Premji had dedicated his entire life to his passion for art, sharing his love for painting, literature, and music with his hometown of Palpa before leaving to attend art school in India. After attending […]

SEE INTERNATIONAL: The Transformation of Nacor: Then and Now

“Now I feel calm. I am certain that my boy will be successful in school and also in life.” – Carmen, Nacor’s mother In 2017, our SEE volunteer team met Nacor, a young boy born with cataracts in both eyes, in a rural town outside of Tarapoto, Peru, Nacor struggled to see anything more than […]

SEE INTERNATIONAL: A Dream of Sight

José - A Dream for Sight

Recently, our medical teams had the privilege of caring for José Rosas, a 56-year-old father and husband from the rural village of Canan, Peru. José had lost his sight, and could no longer work or provide for his family. As a result, he was unable to pay his mortgage, and his family was facing possible […]