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.
Feed Our NY Frontline Healthcare Heroes

Feed Our NY Frontline Healthcare Heroes

DONATE TODAY Sights on Health, Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit organization is asking the community for donations in order to purchase meals for frontline healthcare workers and support staff at the public NYC Health and Hospitals and Long Island Hospitals.  All of us at Sights on Health feel ourselves in solidarity with healthcare...
Third Mission of 2019: CATARACT SURGICAL MISSION IN MEMORY OF MARC S. SABLOW

Third Mission of 2019: CATARACT SURGICAL MISSION IN MEMORY OF MARC S. SABLOW

Riobamba, Ecuador September 21-29, 2019 The countless hours of preparation during the nine months leading up to the mission enabled our Sights on Health team to perform 99 surgeries: cataract removals with implants & for the first time, glaucoma surgeries; all free of charge. Our patients included farmers from rural Andean villages,...
Name change for our nonprofit! Sights on Health, Inc.

Name change for our nonprofit! Sights on Health, Inc.

The board of directors and officers are thrilled to announce the new name, Sights on Health, Inc. for our nonprofit organization. Our name states what we provide: global healthcare and vision restoration. Other than the new name everything else will remain the same. Our volunteers will continue to provide quality medical care, eye care and eye...
Second Sights on Health 2019 Mission: John Shanley M.D. M.P.H. Medical & Eye Care Mission

Second Sights on Health 2019 Mission: John Shanley M.D. M.P.H. Medical & Eye Care Mission

July 1-5th Sacred Valley, Peru The Sights on Health team just returned from their John Shanley M.D. M.P.H. Medical & Eye Care Mission in the Sacred Valley of Peru. It was an extremely successful mission; 815 people were examined in the medical and eye clinics.   The clinics were held in...
First Sights on Health 2019 Mission: Rosebud Indian Reservation, Artists for World Peace NATIVE EYES Mission June 2-7th, South Dakota

First Sights on Health 2019 Mission: Rosebud Indian Reservation, Artists for World Peace NATIVE EYES Mission June 2-7th, South Dakota

Photo Credit: © Claudia Paul  © Artists for World Peace  © AFWP NATIVE EYES   AFWP NATIVE EYES Mission Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota  June 2-7, 2019 Rosebud Indian Reservation, Mission, South Dakota Our nonprofit, Sights on Health, Inc. is proud to have the opportunity to work with the nonprofit Artists for World...
MISSION SCHEDULE 2019

MISSION SCHEDULE 2019

A Promise to Peru, Inc. is looking forward to another busy year.  We have three missions planned and our teams are in place! MISSION SCHEDULE 2019  Eye Care Mission: Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota Our team is working with Raymond Dennis and Wendy Nasta – Black of the nonprofit Artist...
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Sights on Health is launching a GoFundMe Campaign

Sights on Health is launching a GoFundMe Campaign

In honor of World Sight Day 10.10.19, and continuing into Giving Tuesday and the upcoming holiday season Sights on Health, Inc. is launching our gofundme campaign. The proceeds will help us help more patients for our upcoming 2020 missions to South Dakota, Peru and Ecuador. Please consider supporting our cause and thank you for you’re...
Third Mission of 2019: CATARACT SURGICAL MISSION IN MEMORY OF MARC S. SABLOW

Third Mission of 2019: CATARACT SURGICAL MISSION IN MEMORY OF MARC S. SABLOW

Riobamba, Ecuador September 21-29, 2019 The countless hours of preparation during the nine months leading up to the mission enabled our Sights on Health team to perform 99 surgeries: cataract removals with implants & for the first time, glaucoma surgeries; all free of charge. Our patients included farmers from rural Andean villages, a teacher from...
Third Mission 2019 Ecuador- Day #8: Heads, Hearts, and Hands in Harmony

Third Mission 2019 Ecuador- Day #8: Heads, Hearts, and Hands in Harmony

This blog post is written by Pallavi Tatapudy, MS4 at Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University who served as co-leader of the 2017 medical and surgical mission to Sacred Valley, Perú organized by A Promise to Peru. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”...
Third Mission 2019 Ecuador – Day #7: Gratitude

Third Mission 2019 Ecuador – Day #7: Gratitude

This blog post is written by Pallavi Tatapudy, MS4 at Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University who served as co-leader of the 2017 medical and surgical mission to Sacred Valley, Perú organized by A Promise to Peru. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It...
Third Mission 2019 Ecuador – Day #6: Fortitude and Family

Third Mission 2019 Ecuador – Day #6: Fortitude and Family

This blog post is written by Pallavi Tatapudy, MS4 at Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University who served as co-leader of the 2017 medical and surgical mission to Sacred Valley, Perú organized by A Promise to Peru. “Always give without remembering and always receive without forgetting.” -Brian Tracy This morning, we left Hotel...
Third Mission 2019 Ecuador – Day #5: Empathy, Enthusiasm, and Empowerment

Third Mission 2019 Ecuador – Day #5: Empathy, Enthusiasm, and Empowerment

This blog post is written by Pallavi Tatapudy, MS4 at Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University who served as co-leader of the 2017 medical and surgical mission to Sacred Valley, Perú organized by A Promise to Peru. “Leadership is not about control but service. It’s not about power but empowerment.” - Myles Munroe...
Third Mission 2019 Ecuador – Day #4:  Dedication, Drive, and Diligence

Third Mission 2019 Ecuador – Day #4: Dedication, Drive, and Diligence

This blog post is written by Pallavi Tatapudy, MS4 at Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University who served as co-leader of the 2017 medical and surgical mission to Sacred Valley, Perú organized by A Promise to Peru. “No one has ever become poor by giving.” -Anne Frank Today, a few key team members...
Third Mission 2019 Ecuador - Day #3: Coordination, Cooperation, and Consistency

Third Mission 2019 Ecuador – Day #3: Coordination, Cooperation, and Consistency

This blog post is written by Pallavi Tatapudy, MS4 at Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University who served as co-leader of the 2017 medical and surgical mission to Sacred Valley, Perú organized by A Promise to Peru. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” -Martin Luther King...
Third Mission 2019 Ecuador - Day #2:  Beginnings, Brainstorming, and Bonding

Third Mission 2019 Ecuador – Day #2: Beginnings, Brainstorming, and Bonding

This blog post is written by Pallavi Tatapudy, MS4 at Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University who served as co-leader of the 2017 medical and surgical mission to Sacred Valley, Perú organized by A Promise to Peru. “Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.”...
Third Mission 2019 Ecuador - Day #1: Anticipation and Adventure

Third Mission 2019 Ecuador – Day #1: Anticipation and Adventure

This blog post is written by Pallavi Tatapudy, MS4 at Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University who served as co-leader of the 2017 medical and surgical mission to Sacred Valley, Perú organized by A Promise to Peru. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” -...
Packing for Ecuador!

Packing for Ecuador!

Our weeks of packing culminated this past Saturday final packing session. Our cataract surgical team will transport to Ecuador on September 21st 17 suitcases and 5 carryons. Thanks to Jet Blue’s generosity the second checked in piece of luggage fee has been waived for all four of our flights. Thank you to our team for...
Behind the Scenes Preparations for the Upcoming Cataract Surgical Mission to Riobamba, Ecuador September 21-29

Behind the Scenes Preparations for the Upcoming Cataract Surgical Mission to Riobamba, Ecuador September 21-29

Frank Garcia, CST and Dr. Messina spent 6 hours on a sunny summer Saturday sorting through hundreds of surgical instruments in preparation for the upcoming September sight restoring surgical mission in Riobamba, Ecuador.  Now Frank will transport these surgical instrument trays to Retina Ambulatory Surgery Center of New York where Erika V Cruz, Head of...