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Phone: 781-726-7337
464 Hillside Ave.
Ste 205

Needham
Massachusetts 02494
USA
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Target demographics: Children, adults, seniors, wounded soldiers, cancer survivors, accident victims, and more all walk through our doors to find the hope- and help- they have been searching for, regardless of their ability to pay. Our patients come from all over the world.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Provide transportation for visually impaired patients to appointments; Compile and/or deliver educational materials to local patients and medical providers; volunteer at one of our pediatric outreach events

Programs: The Boston Foundation for Sight, a (501)(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has a clinic and research facility that employees 28 doctors and support staff with a yearly budget of over $2,000,000. It has restored the vision and/or eliminated sever occular pain for more than one thousand patients.

Mission:
Our mission is to improve the quality of life for patients and families worldwide by transforming the understanding, treatment and care of complex corneal disease.
Results:
Together with our 9 partners in world-class specialty eye institutes in academic medical centers in the US and clinics abroad, we have saved the sight of thousands of people from all walks of life who suffer with a wide range of rare corneal diseases, disorders and damage.

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01/10/13
I developed Stevens Johnson Syndrome a year ago, leaving my eyes drastically damaged. My eye doctor at Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary recommended BFS in Needham. A couple weeks later I was in an appointment with Dr. Lynette Johns and soon after, fitted for PROSE devices. That was the best decision I ... more »
11/06/12
How does one measure the greatness of an organization? We could ask how many lives it has touched, but that really only tells us about the size of its reach and not its greatness. We could assess the importance of the issue(s) it works to resolve, but doesn't that really only tell us about what it... more »
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