Combat Blindness International: Changing Lives
We work to provide independence and opportunity to individuals through sight restoring surgery and other preventive measures.
Know The Facts
The leading cause of blindness is cataract and affects more than 18 million people worldwide.
80% of blindness is treatable or preventable.
Approximately 90% of children with disabilities in low-income countries do not attend school. This includes visual impairment and disability. (According to UNICEF)
It is estimated that 324 million children will be myopic (nearsighted) by 2025. (According to Our Children’s Vision)
See What $25 Can Do
Hover over the images below to see a visualization of what someone might see before and after cataract surgery.