We train local people to provide eye care and then hire them to care for their community. We continue to advance their skills with daily training & lectures.
We provide high quality eye care in our daily outpatient clinic & access to 24 hours emergency services.
Clinic In Rural Haiti
State of-the-art equipment helps provide highest standard of eye care in Fond-des-Blancs.
STATE OF THE ART CARE AT A FRACTION OF NORMAL OPERATING COSTS
WHY EYE CARE
A person with poor vision and no access to eye care has limited life choices.
Individuals through independence
Opportunities for families
Communities and combats poverty
Barriers To Eye Care
Available in cities only
Lack of Providers
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Mail Physical Checks To:
Bay Eye Charitable Foundation
10161 East Pickwick Court Suite C
Traverse City, MI 49684
STORIES FROM THE FIELD
Haitian Ophthalmology Conference
Jan 2020: Dr.Chandra presented in front of various Ophthalmologists and Residents about ROP in babies and Prescribing Pearls in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
New eye-D cards
Dec 2019 - Our staff proudly display their new ID badges, courtesy of badge donors.
World Diabetes Day
Nov 2019 - Nicolo Fidma, staff member of our clinic, educates patients on how diabetes effects their eyes and vision and steps for prevention.
No more blind babies
May 2019 - First baby with ROP treated in Haiti, thanks to Dr. Daniel Alter and Dr. Anshu Chandra.
Protecting the patients
Apr 2019 - Canopy set up outside the clinic to block the rain and heat. Please DONATE now to provide more canopies for waiting patients.
Screening premature babies
Feb 2019 - First ever screening for ROP, a blinding eye disease, starts in Haiti at our eye clinic.
Clinic Renovations 2018
We are growing! Renovations in the FDB eye clinic have started! We will be taking down walls and opening up more space to accommodate the growing number of patients each month.
WORLD SIGHT DAY 2017
In celebration of World Sight Day, the local staff in Fond-des-Blancs, Haiti undertook a community education effort to prevent and care for eye diseases.
Charitable eye missions to Fond-des-Blancs began in 2008. The acute need for a more permanent eye care was apparent.