Welcome To The Eye Clinic
The Eye Clinic is Southeast Haiti’s leading provider of comprehensive eye care, with top Ophthalmologists in the United States of America, led by Dr. Anika Michael of the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. We have been providing visionary care to the Haitian people for over 30 years. Our goal is to deliver excellence in eye care by combining medical expertise and advanced technology to eradicate blindness in Haiti’s Southeast.
Glacauma | Cataracts | Comprehensive Eye Care
Globally, the leading causes of vision impairment are
#1 Uncorrected refractive errors
Globally, approximately 80% of all vision impairment is considered avoidable/preventable/treatable
According to a 2012 NMA study, Haitians currently have one of the highest risks for glaucoma (20%)
First Clinic expansion
Donations have helped us purchase brand new distance and reading glasses
We further equipped two stations for two docs to see patients at a time
4-6 eye doctors for each trip (mixture of optometrists and ophthalmologists)
Over 739 patients have benefited from Vision Restoration Surgery.
Patients treated for eye-related illnesses: 6,596
Glasses distributed: 3,497
The lady in the video below highlights the effectiveness of our interventions. Prior to the surgery, she was unable to see. However, the second video shows a great smile on her face, thanking the doctors for opening her eyes.