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.
Consider a gift to aid Native Americans hard hit by Corona virus

Consider a gift to aid Native Americans hard hit by Corona virus

As we give thanks for all we have this holiday season, we are aware of how devastating 2020 has been for so many people worldwide. It has been frustrating for Sights on Health not to deliver medical care in person despite the need being so great. We are working to...
Sights on Health Responds to Covid- 19 Pandemic

Sights on Health Responds to Covid- 19 Pandemic

Sights on Health has been responding to the Covid-19 crisis that has affected our healthcare first responders here in the U.S.A. and people across the globe.   Please click here for details about our efforts over these past months.
Sights on Health raises > $24,000 for campaign to feed our NY Frontline Heroes during Covid -19 Pandemic

Sights on Health raises > $24,000 for campaign to feed our NY Frontline Heroes during Covid -19 Pandemic

Imagine 3,576 healthy tasty meals appearing day and night in various New York area ICUs, emergency departments and hospital floors overflowing with critically ill covid-19 patients and their hardworking caregivers. We hope you can because that’s exactly what you were a part of! When you answered our call and gave so generously...
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...
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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...
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 surgery through the global missions.  Our outreach will...
Blog By Kaitlin Monroig - 2019 Mission to Peru

Blog By Kaitlin Monroig – 2019 Mission to Peru

DAY 1: What do they say about best laid plans? Date: June 29th, 2019 Location: New York, NY By Kaitlin Monroig Our blogger for the John Shanley M.D. M.P.H. 2019 Medical Mission was Kaitlyn Monroig. She is a rising second year medical student from Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook, NY.  After several months of planning,...
Thank you from us to Lucky and Laura Bhalla of Ascot Properties NYC, LLC.

Thank you from us to Lucky and Laura Bhalla of Ascot Properties NYC, LLC.

Great news to share!!  Sights on Health/A Promise to Peru received an incredible donation of $ 4,235.77…. this donation will cover the cost of the medications, supplies and equipment purchased for the 2019 John Shanley M.D. M.P.H. Medical and Eye Care Mission THANK YOU from all of the team in Peru to Lucky and Laura Bhalla of...

¡Hasta luego, Peru!

Date: July 5th, 2019 Location: Urubamba, Peru By Kaitlin Monroig And just like that we finished our last day of clinic! We set up in Urubamba for the last time this week. Although we were only able to stay for a half day, we saw over sixty patients! Over the entire week we saw over 750...

Thank you to our AMAZING U.S.A. team

Today is the last day of our Peru 2019 John Shanley M.D. M.P.H. Medical & Eye Care Mission…..Thank you to our AMAZING U.S.A. team for donating their time & talents to make the mission so successful…. Dr George Coritsidis – Medical Director & team leader from NY Mike Cipoletti, FNE, Int’l – In country logistics...