Henry “Hoby” Wedler, PhD

Henry “Hoby” Wedler, PhD

We are delighted to have Henry "Hoby" Wedler guide us through a blindfolded tea or beer and cheese tasting at our World Sight Day event in September. Hoby has been completely blind since birth. When Hoby was born, the doctor told his…

Read More
Inside A Cataract Mission

Inside a Cataract Mission

Check out the itinerary for the second, of six, cataract missions to Botswana, as part of the Bring Sight to Botswana program undertaken by Combat Blindness International, Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital (SCEH), and a number of other partners. As…

Read More
CBI Celebrates Women’s Eye Health

CBI Celebrates Women’s Eye Health

It is an unfortunate fact that women are more likely than men to have eye-related problems. Two-thirds of blindness and visual impairment worldwide occur in women, a problem that often goes untreated and unaddressed. A study by Prevent Blindness America (PBA) revealed…

Read More
All About Refractive Errors

All About Refractive Errors

March is National Save Your Vision Month, 31 days dedicated to promoting eye health. Combat Blindness International has partnered with our friends at Ulla Eyewear to give you some information on refractive errors and the benefits of eyeglasses. Refractive errors…

Read More
How Do Cataract Surgeries Work?

How Do Cataract Surgeries Work?

A cataract surgery is considered to be one of the most cost-effective medical interventions of all time. The biggest bang for your buck, if you will. A cataract surgery is a simple procedure that takes about 20 minutes to complete…

Read More
Balite’s Story

Balite’s Story

Balite and his son visited the eye clinic operated by Haiti Medical Missions of Wisconsin three days in a row. On the first day, Balite walked for miles into the town of Thiotte, where the clinic was, led the entire way by…

Read More
  • 1
  • 2