There are at least 1 billion people in the world with preventable vision impairment. Among the leading causes of vision loss are cataracts and unaddressed refractive error. (Source: World Health Organization, 2022)
SEE International works to provide free eyecare to those around the world that may otherwise not have access to treatment.
We envision a world where high-quality eyecare is accessible to all who need it, resulting in the end of preventable blindness.
We have established five core programs to help end preventable blindness:
The impactful programs reach thousands of individuals each year.
Our work to reduce the number of people with preventable blindness cannot be done alone!
Part of our focused effort includes connecting individuals and organizations with what we do through events and outreach programs.
The majority of patients treated by SEE have cataracts or refractive errors. However, in addition to eye screenings, our expert volunteer doctors treat other conditions as well.
The most frequent conditions include: