Oops! You must enter a search term greater than 3 characters.

Profile moreless )

Phone: 866-807-8965
6066 McAbee Rd
San Jose
California 95120
USA
Website
2013 Top-rated nonprofits and charities

Please to add this organization to your favorites.

Add to my favorites Added to favorites!

Target demographics: People around the world with corneal dystrophies.
People who wish to help educate others by supporting our cause.

Ophthalmologists who should check for corneal dystrophies at every eye examination with a simple slit lamp test.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 700

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: If they lived near San Jose Ca could help us get the Quarterly Newsletter produced (folding, stapling, labeling).

Geographic areas served: Nationwide

Programs: An bi-annual patient oriented Corneal Dystrophy Symposium with surgeons and researchers as speakers who are recognized authorities on Corneal Dystrophy and methods of improving quality of life. A live DVD of the proceedings is made and becomes an incentive gift for donors.

Mission:
Our MISSION is to increase public awareness of corneal dystrophy, potentially blinding diseases affecting the transparent front part of the eye.
Results:
We have helped about 6000 people in over 70 countries with support, knowledge and inspiration to overcome their genetic sight disability

Invite reviews

Invite friends and colleagues to share their experiences with this nonprofit
78 Reviews
See all »
Average rating:
1234.910265
Write A Review
11/30/13
When I was first told I Had Fuchs Dystrophy I had no idea what it was or what I should do. The doctor who diagnosed it did not treat Fuchs and could not tell me much about it. He also knew of no doctor in Northern Nevada who did treat it. He suggested I go on the internet. After I entered "Fuchs... more »
11/04/13
Although my mother had Fuchs Dystrophy and when she died at 105, was nearly blind from it, I never thought about the genetic connection to myself. My thorough glaucoma doctor, who has seen me every three months for years, never thought to test me for it--until I mentioned my history to one of his ... more »
11/01/13
I found out five years ago that I have Fuch's Dystrophy. I have learned so much through all the wonderful coordinators of this site. I will be having a partial corneal transplant very soon and I chose my doctor because of all the wonderful things other patients said about him. If I have any ... more »
See all 78 reviews »

Photos & Video

Are you the Nonprofit? Your photos and videos would look great here!

Support This Nonprofit

3 hours of volunteer time for this nonprofit will...

If they lived near San Jose Ca could help us get the Quarterly Newsletter produced (folding, stapling, labeling).

Promote This Nonprofit

Great Nonprofits badges allow you to raise awareness of your favorite organizations on your own web sites. for text link or graphic badge.

Get badge
By registering you agree to the site's Terms and Conditions.