OUR NEXT MISSION:  June 12-17, 2016 to the Sacred Valley, Peru

Since the non-profit’s inception in 2011, the surgical and medical team has completed 5 Medical Missions & 4 Cataract Surgical Missions and we have accomplished:

  • Approximately 330 sight restoring surgical procedures performed

  • 7,400 medical exams on patients in remote villages, orphanages and schools

  • 190 Portable ultrasonography examinations

  • 2,900 patients examined in the eye clinic

  • 5,100 pairs of glasses administered

This year we have 52 participants for our medical and surgical mission to Calca in what has been identified as one of the neediest areas in the Sacred Valley, Peru.

Our Team of 52 includes: 11 physicians, 6 nurses, 2 nurse practitioners, 1 nurse assistant, 1 certified surgical technician, 1 ophthalmic technician, 1 ultrasound technician, 1 x-ray technologist,  2 sterilization technologists, 7 Spanish translators, 9 students from StonyBrook, NYIT & Columbia Medical Schools, 3 Optometrists, 1 MCPHS University School of Pharmacy Doctorate student, 1 Physician Assistant student, 2 Nursing students and 2 undergraduates and 1 housekeeping staff.

21 participants have been on previous missions with us and are returning because they had such a great experience!

1.    Our portable Eye Clinic is composed of:

A.    Optometry area to dispense 1,000 pairs of prescription glasses &

               500 pairs of sunglasses

B.    Ophthalmology area to diagnose and treat cataracts & other diseases

2.  Our portable Operating Room’s goal is to perform 100 cataract surgeries this mission

3.  Our  portable Medical Clinic will offer:

     -   General medicine care and Sub specialty medical clinics such as Pediatrics, Hematology & Nephrology and Ultrasound

*   Each Mission Costs $15,000 to:

Transport a portable operating room and an eye & medical clinic

      Purchase supplies & medications

      Transport  & house patients from remote villages for eye surgery

We need your financial support for these missions…. 97% of donations go directly to patient care.

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