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The Corneal Dystrophy Foundation

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Eye Diseases, Blindness & Vision Impairments, Health, Specifically Named Diseases

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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This is a group of people who volunteer to help those with Corneal Dystrophy's. We cover the world, 170 countries have been heard from. Join our Fuch's Friends Community for support, information and help. AND as with a re a charitable organization we always ask for donations to help others. Should you have a charitable mind set and wish information, a DVD of our 2011 Symposium with the top Cornea Surgeons speaking is available with a donation of 75.00 PLEASE HELP