What We Do

SEE International is a non-profit organization helping to end preventable blindness in the United States and across the globe. We provide free eye care and sight-restoring surgeries to those in need. SEE is proud to be a top-rated US charity by Charity Navigator, Guidestar and BBB's give.org.​

We Go Where There's a Need​

We connect volunteers with local clinics in over 40 countries, then provide supplies and logistical support for their network.

We Provide Transformative Eye Care

Every year, our medical teams perform tens of thousands of free vision screenings and sight-restoring surgeries.

We Recruit Volunteer Experts

Our network of 650 eye care professionals is dedicated to restoring sight to to the world's most vulnerable populations.

You can help us save someone's sight

The World Health Organization predicts the number of blind people worldwide will triple to 108 million by 2050 - mostly in areas where resources for high-quality eye care are scarce.

Over 75% of blindness cases are preventable or treatable with basic care and low-cost surgery.

Only $25 Helps Restore Sight

Where we work

Our volunteer teams travel around the world and throughout the U.S. to provide critical eyecare and train other doctors to do the same, creating more sustainable eyecare systems across the globe.

United States

Since 2006, we've delivered essential eye care to underserved communities throughout the United States.
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Caribbean

SEE has established eye care clinics in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, and more.
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Latin America

We work extensively throughout Central and South America, with a concentration of programs in Mexico as well.
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Africa

Every year, SEE collaborates with local doctors across 17 African countries - and counting.
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Asia

We've been working with local eye care professionals all across Asia since SEE was first established in 1974.
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Oceania

Our volunteer doctors travel to communities in Fiji, the Philippines, the Marshall Islands, and more.
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650,000+
sight-restoring
surgeries

Your support for 45 years has helped
SEE make a difference in the world.

Stories from the Field​

Namibia

SEE’s World Sight Day Clinic

World Sight Day is an international day of awareness dedicated to spreading the word about the global need for eyecare.

why sight matters

Preventable blindness creates unnecessary hardships for thousands of people worldwide, including enormous financial burdens as their inability to see disallows them from working to support their families or themselves. People with vision impairments also experience higher rates of violence and abuse, and their family members are more likely to experience anxiety or depression.

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