We are excited to expand our outreach and we are relying on our volunteers for your continued support and enthusiasm!

1. A Native American Reservation, South Dakota, an eye screening mission, June 2-9, 2018.

  • Mission will provide eyeglasses and comprehensive eye exams by optometrists and ophthalmologists
  • Ophthalmologists, Dr Bill Epstein and Dr Pranav Patel are scheduled for this mission.
  • Our hope is to return 4-6 months later to perform eye surgeries, including laser surgery for diabetic retinopathy

2. Joint Medical Mission with FNE International/ June 25-29, 2018 Sacred Valley, Peru:

  • We have most of our team assembled, if you are interested, contact Dr. Messina or Cathy Roberts, by clicking here.
  • Registration Paperwork Due by January 30, 2018, click on Volunteer tab for specifics, under 2. Peru Mission

3. Riobamba Ecuador, cataract surgical mission, September 22-29, 2018

  • Working with Fibuspam fibuspam.org
  • 350 patients that have already been screened and cleared for cataract surgery.
  • We will need 2-3 ophthalmologists, complete staff for two operating rooms, and 1-2 sterilization technicians to operate the autoclaves, a critical care specialist or anesthesiologist, and 2 4th year medical students.
  • Contact Dr. Messina or Cathy Roberts, by clicking here, if you are able to participate.
  • Applications due February 15, 2018, click on Volunteer tab for specifics, under 3. Ecuador Mission