Restore Sight in Zihuatanejo, Mexico

 
$6,006
$27,394
Raised
Remaining

Restore Sight in Zihuatanejo, Mexico

Restore Sight in Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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Sight Restored!

Sight Restored!
A young Zihuatanejo man following surgery. He will be able to return to school and work as a result of the sight restoring procedure. (view small | med | large | orig)

The Men’s Club

The Men’s Club
These men are just a few of the many patients awaiting surgery. The need is great for vision care n this area of Mexico. (view small | med | large | orig)

Vision Screening

Vision Screening
For every one surgery performed an average of six screenings are conducted. (view small | med | large | orig)

Post Surgery

Post Surgery
The surgery complete, the patient can return home. They will come back to the clinic the following day for bandage removal and sight! (view small | med | large | orig)

Into the Eye

Into the Eye
Ophthalmologist often find very dense cataracts in patients from rural areas. (view small | med | large | orig)

Hope Waits

Hope Waits
A woman from Zihuatanejo waits for her sight restoring surgery. (view small | med | large | orig)

Pre-Screening

Pre-Screening
SEE International volunteer pre-screens patient outside the clinic. (view small | med | large | orig)

Orientation

Orientation
Outside the clinic doctors explain the process to those waiting for treatment. (view small | med | large | orig)

In Surgery

In Surgery
Doctors in the operating room performing cataract surgery. (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Tim Durnin

Chief Operating Officer
Santa Barbara, CA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Restore Sight in Zihuatanejo, Mexico