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Recent Press Releases

Glaukos Donation to Help SEE International Treat Glaucoma in the Developing World (March 24, 2017)
Veteran’s Day Clinic, 2016 (November 18, 2016)
Dr. Randall Goodman Joins SEE International Board of Directors (September 19, 2016)
Dr. Jeffrey Levenson Joins SEE International Board of Directors (July 8, 2016)
Andrew Butcher Joins SEE International Board of Directors
 (July 8, 2016)
Dr. George Primbs Appointed SEE Trustee Emeritus (April 28, 2016)
Kids Day 2015 (December 14, 2015)
#GivingTuesday 2015 (November 15, 2015)
Texas Doctor Restores Sight in Ethiopia (November 11, 2015)
Local Doctor Gives Back by Restoring Sight in Mexico (November 6, 2015)
SEE International Celebrates World Sight Day (September 28, 2015)
SEE International Recognizes Encino Doctor (September 22, 2015)
SEE International’s New Local Free Eye Clinic Dedicated to George B. Primbs, MD, FACS (Sep 2, 2015)
SEE Volunteer, Dr. Helena Ndume Wins 1st UN Nelson Mandela Prize (June 23, 2015)
SEE International Teams Up With NBA Hall of Famer in the Congo (June 22, 2015)
Santa Barbara Vision Care Program Moves to New Location (May 1, 2015)
U.S., U.K. Doctors Perform Free Sight-Restoring Surgeries in Haiti (April 15, 2015)
Sunrise in El Salvador: How a Group of Volunteer Doctors Restored Sight to Thousands (March 24, 2015)

Recent Press Coverage

Bowling Green Daily News – Doctor does eye surgeries in Haiti (March 11, 2017) – Local doctor performs cataract surgeries in Cambodia (February 27, 2017)
Noozhawk – Rotarians Help Bring Gift of Sight to People in Mexico (February 24, 2017)
The 805 Focus (TVSB) – Interview with SEE President & CEO Randal Avolio (November 29, 2016)
Santa Barbara Independent – SEE International Hosts Dinner For Volunteer Surgeons (September 8, 2016)
National Geographic Magazine – Why There’s New Hope About Ending Blindness (August 15, 2016)
SEE International Announces Opening Reception for Second Annual ArtSEE Fundraiser (August 11, 2016)
Scoping Blue Planet Eyewear (August 9, 2016)
Northwestern Students Help Lighten Skokie Doctor’s Load (July 11, 2016)
Fixing Eyes in Fiji
(May 31, 2016)
World-Renowned Ophthalmologist Visits Alcon (May 11, 2016)
In Fort Worth, Eye Doctors Train To Go Abroad To Treat Cataracts (April 25, 2016)
Kid’s Day 2015 – Santa Barbara News-Press (December 22, 2015)
Brownsville eye doctor travels globe restoring vision (November 15, 2015)
Dr. Paul Jorizzo’s August 2015 Expedition to Christmas Island (August 24, 2015)
Ophthalmologist Performs Sight-Saving Surgeries in Congo (August 1, 2015)
Dr. Helena Ndume on NBC New York (July 24, 2015)
HuffPostLive – Meet the First Winner of the Mandela Prize (July 23, 2015)
Dr. Helena Ndume to be Awarded U.N. Nelson Mandela Prize (June 24, 2015)
SEE International’s Santa Barbara Vision Care Program Moves to New Clinic (May 1, 2015)
SEE International Volunteer Doctors Restore Sight for Thousands in El Salvador (March 18, 2015)
Volunteers Help Restore Eyesight for Many In Mexico (March 8, 2015)
Members of Rotary Club of Goleta Help Restore Eyesight in Mexico (February 24, 2015)

More Media Content


  • SEE volunteers, Dr. Jesus Fuentes Mujica, ophthalmic technician Luis Velasco and Dr. Maxwell Cheng cared for hundreds of Peruvians, providing free eye exams and sight-restoring surgeries. Dr. Mujica is a Peruvian ophthalmologist who goes on close to 20 medical missions in his own country each year. Seeing how worn his one set of surgical instruments were from many years of use, Dr. Cheng generously gave him his own instrument set so that Dr. Mujica could continue his work to help the needy in the rural areas of Peru.

    March 27


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