Global Healthcare & Vision Restoration

Sights on Health, Inc. is committed to providing quality, compassionate care for those whose geographical and/or social status limit their access to medical care. A dedicated group of physicians & health professionals from across the U.S.A., along with allied healthcare students volunteer their time to provide free medical care, eye care and eye surgery to those in need in the U.S.A. and abroad.
Peru

The Gift of Giving

The Gift of Giving Published on ascassociation.org Garden City SurgiCenter, Garden City, New York In 2012, the Garden City SurgiCenter sent its medical director, Michael Sable, MD, and surgical technician, Lorena Chinchilla, to Peru to perform eye surgery. The mission, called A Promise to Peru, provides an annual cataract surgical and general medical mission to...

Big Hearts – Published on JAMA

Originally  published on The Journal of the American Medical Association Two decades ago, an American family traveled to Cusco, Peru, and adopted a 3-week-old Peruvian girl. The process was long and arduous and was successful only because of the intervention of some big-hearted strangers. Finally, after 13 months, the family was able to return to...

Thank you!

A Promise to Peru thanks the following for their support for 2011, 2012 and 2013 Cataract Surgical and Medical Missions:  The past and present participants of the missions…the physicians, nurses, and other health related professional, medical students and the families who devoted their time and energies to join us in Peru these past summers:  ...
NYSights

NYSights

Download the NYSight Fall 2013 publication here.      
2013 Fundraiser!

2013 Fundraiser!

Many thanks to all who came out last Wednesday to support A Promise To Peru. The profits from our sale will go directly to the 2013 mission for Medical supplies.  
Want to Join Our 2013 Mission?

Want to Join Our 2013 Mission?

Thank you for your interest in Stony Brook’s medical mission to the Sacred Valley  region in Peru. (download pdf) This is a project that is constantly evolving, improving, and also struggling as we face challenges in helping improve the lives of people who live in medically underserved areas in the Sacred Valley and the Andes...

It is with great pleasure that we bring you the second installment of our quarterly newsletter. FriendsNE has been busy continuing our projects in Nicaragua, Peru and Haiti and building relationships within the communities we work. We are grateful for the abundance of hard working volunteers who enable us to put community initiatives into action....
Press: SUNY Faculty and Son Does Mission in Peru

Press: SUNY Faculty and Son Does Mission in Peru

Dr. Paul Galstian, an Assistant Clinical Professor at the College and an Associate Doctor at Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island, and his teenage son, Andrew, recently returned from a Medical Mission in Peru.  The mission was organized and run by Stony Brook Medical School.  Dr. Galstian and Andrew were joined by 18 medical students, a...
Photo Journal #7 by Paul Galstian and Evy Miceli

Photo Journal #7 by Paul Galstian and Evy Miceli

By Paul Galstian By Evy Miceli  
Photo Journal #6 by Mari Yasunaga and  Brendan Carr

Photo Journal #6 by Mari Yasunaga and Brendan Carr

By Brendan Carr By Brendan Carr
Summary of A Promise To Peru Medical and Cataract Surgical Missions 2012

Summary of A Promise To Peru Medical and Cataract Surgical Missions 2012

A Promise to Peru was founded by John Shanley, MD, Debra Messina, MD (StonyBrook School of Medicine ‘88) and Natalie DiGioia, MD (StonyBrook School of Medicine ‘01) in October 2011.  The organization works with local New York physicians and Stony Brook University’s medical students who are interested in providing medical care to remote areas of...
Photo Journal #4 – We’re in Peru!

Photo Journal #4 – We’re in Peru!

Patient intake line at out clinic in Urubamba Trying on Toms shoes Trying on Toms shoes Receiving Toms shoes