Global eye project

Sustainable Eye Care

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our model

 TRAIN

Locals trained

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.

 EYE CARE

Affordable care

We provide high quality eye care in our daily outpatient clinic & access to 24 hours emergency services.

 CLINIC

Clinic In Rural Haiti

State of-the-art equipment helps provide highest standard of eye care in Fond-des-Blancs.

IMPACT
60,000+
 Eye Exams
5,400
 Laser Procedures
175+
 Surgeries
 And counting...

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.

CLEAR VISION

Empowers
Individuals through independence

Enables
Opportunities for families

Enriches
Communities and combats poverty

PROBLEM

Barriers To Eye Care

Extreme Poverty

Available in cities only

Lack of Providers

HELP US

Expand to reach even more people.

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WE PROMISE

100% of your donation will go directly to advancing programs on the ground.

Mail Physical Checks To:

Bay Eye Charitable Foundation
10161 East Pickwick Court Suite C
Traverse City, MI 49684



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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.

Fond-des-Blancs

Charitable eye missions to Fond-des-Blancs began in 2008. The acute need for a more permanent eye care was apparent.