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Corneal Blindness

Corneal Blindness

The World Health Organization has recognized that curing blindness is essential to achieving sustainable development goals.
Eyesight International founder Dr. Paul J. Dubord, professor emeritus at UBC

Eyesight International founder Dr. Paul J. Dubord, professor emeritus at UBC

The World Health Organization appointed Dr. Dubord to an expert advisory panel on cell tissue and organ transplantation in 2005.
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Dr Umang Mathur

Dr Umang Mathur

Dr Umang MathurEyesight International (ESI) FellowCornea-Anterior Segment, LVPEIJanuary 1997- January 1998 Post ...
Dr María Agustina Borrone

Dr María Agustina Borrone

Buenos Aires, Argentina I decided to become an ophthalmologist when I was very young. After medical school, I ...
The Value of Partnership in Working in LMIC

The Value of Partnership in Working in LMIC

In 1989 I embarked on my first trip to a LMIC to undertake Eye Banking and Corneal transplantation as a member of a team going to Karachi, Pakistan.
How Did Eyesight International [ESI] Begin?

How Did Eyesight International [ESI] Begin?

"In the early 1990s, prior to the founding of ESI, Dr. Dubord had worked in Japan, Pakistan, China, and India ...
World Blindness

World Blindness

Blindness and visual impairment is in most cases a preventable personal affliction imposing a profound personal and economic burden on individuals, communities and countries.
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Help us help the blind

ESI plans to expand its programs to other parts of the LMIC where the needs are dramatic with millions of needlessly corneal blind that have no access to corneal transplantation. Become a champion and an advocate of ESI by sharing this organization’s goals and achievements with your family and friends. Furthermore, you may donate directly to our programs.