The Corneal Dystrophy Foundation

Rating: 4.91 stars   78 reviews

Issues: Health

Location: 6066 McAbee Rd San Jose CA 95120 USA

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
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
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.
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