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.
Posts tagged "Giving"
My life changing experiences with Sights on Health

My life changing experiences with Sights on Health

By Damaris Raymondi I’ve been on five mission trips with the A Promise to Peru/Sights on Health team. All of them have been life changing both for the patients and for myself. But I was not ready for what I witnessed in the city of Maras. The need and the ocular issues we saw were...
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...
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...
Blog Post #3 -  2017 Mission

Blog Post #3 – 2017 Mission

This post is a little more personal because after the first day our clinics become routine. Today I worked in the eye clinic performing visual acuity exams. We were stationed outside the optometry clinic in a small outdoor courtyard with two benches and 3 eye charts taped to the wall. Even though the courtyard was...
Blog Post #1 2017 Mission

Blog Post #1 2017 Mission

By Christine Chevalier We traveled from JFK airport in New York all the way to Calca, Peru with a layover in Lima! Our journey began at 7:30pm(EST) on June 9 and we arrived in Calca at 3pm(CST), making a total travel time of 19.5 hours. Our dedicated team came mostly from New York, but also from as diverse places...
Fundraiser Dinner Dance – photos!

Fundraiser Dinner Dance – photos!

A big thank you to all who supported us to make the Fundraiser Dinner Dance a success!! Natalie DiGioia, M.D., George Coritsidis, M.D., Caty Roberts, Debra Messina, M.D., Michael Sable, M.D. and Jim Rienzo   Dr. Natalie DiGioia with the two medical student leaders, Jared Su and Pallavi Tatapudy. Dr. Messina with Ambassador Maria Teresa...
Packing day -  May 14th 2016

Packing day – May 14th 2016

Thank you to all of the participants who joined us in the past few weeks and especially today for the daunting task of packing over 50 suitcases of medical and surgical supplies. We are ready for take off next month!    
April 2015 Fundraiser a Success!

April 2015 Fundraiser a Success!

April 2015 Fundraiser a Success! Thank you to La Parrilla Restaurant in Port Jefferson NY for helping our organization raise thousands of dollars for needed medical supplies. Thank you to all the medical students who helped organize this memorable evening. More photos to follow…
Annual Peruvian Item Sale - A Success

Annual Peruvian Item Sale – A Success

Many thanks to all who supported our annual Peruvian item sale. The funds collected from this event raised over 3,000 dollars which will be used to purchase needed medical and surgical supplies for the 2015 mission.        
Fundraiser at La Parrilla Restaurant - a big success!

Fundraiser at La Parrilla Restaurant – a big success!

Many thanks to all who attended and participated in our fundraiser dinner at La Parrilla Restaurant. We appreciate your support!

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...