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SIGHT NIGHT 2019

August 28, 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended, donated and sponsored the The World Cataract Foundation's 15th Annual Sight Night held on August 15, 2019 at Theat...

Million Dollar Round Table Foundation Grant

August 28, 2019

Representing the MDRT Foundation, K.C. Lam, CLU, ChFC, CFP, presented this grant to World Cataract Foundation President, Gib Wilson, at the World Cata...

13th Annual Sight Night

August 25, 2017

The World Cataract Foundation Board of Directors were delighted to host the 13th Annual Sight Night at Theatre Memphis on August 16, 2017. Chef Erik W...

Jerome Stephane Cadet, MD

March 16, 2017

World Cataract Foundation welcomed Dr. Jerome Stephane Cadet from Port au Prince, Haiti to participate in the World Cataract Foundation Medical Person...

Ometepec, Mexico - February 2017

March 16, 2017

In February of 2017, WCF participated in its 56th mission to Ometepec, Mexico. This awesome team distributed over 1,300 reading, prescription and sung...

Medical Personnel Exchange Program

November 26, 2016

Drs. Rachele Amedee and Osnel Milon, ophthalmologists from Port au Prince, Haiti participated in the WCF Medical Personnel Exchange Program earlier th...

12th Annual Sight Night Goes to Theatre Memphis

September 14, 2016

World Cataract Foundation's 12th Annual Sight Night was held August 31, 2016 at Theatre Memphis. A heartwarming and sincere thanks to everyone who pur...

Ometepec, Mexico February 2016

March 2, 2016

In February of 2016 WCF participated in its 55th mission to Ometepec, Mexico. As always, hundreds of people from the Costa Chica region of Guerrero, t...

Welcome to Dr. Reginald Rejouis

September 22, 2015

World Cataract Foundation extends a warm welcome to Dr. Reginald Rejouis from Hospital de I’Uniiversité d’Etat d’Haiti. Dr. Rejouis arrived in Memphis...

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

July 1, 2015

World Cataract Foundation and Hamilton Eye Institute have partnered with Sight for Souls to establish an innovative and academically oriented Center o...

Dr. Carl Emmaed Dumas

July 10, 2015

Dr. Carl Emmaed Dumas, a third year ophthalmology resident from the Hôspital de I’Université d’Etat d’Haiti  of Port au Prince, Haiti participated in...

Ometepec February 2015

March 30, 2015

World Cataract Foundation wrapped up its medical mission to Ometepec, Mexico on February 22nd.  Dr. Ariel Ramirez, WCF Mexico President, led a small g...

Sight Night 2015

September 15, 2015

Thank you to everyone who attended, donated and sponsored World Cataract Foundation’s 11th Annual Sight Night held on Friday night, August 28, 2015 at...

Please Support the World Cataract Foundation While...

December 6, 2014

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support World Cataract Foundation every time you shop, at no cost to you.  When you shop at smile.amazon.com, y...

Huatulco October 2014

November 6, 2014

In October 2014 WCF wrapped up our fifth medical mission to Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico.  We are grateful to the Huatulco Rotary Club, Dr. Miriam Lara de...

Medical Personnel Exchange Program

November 6, 2014

Dr. Miriam Lara de la Rosa is committed to improving the quality of life for people suffering from eye diseases in Oaxaca, Mexico.   We met Dr. Lara o...

WCF Ometepec

June 19, 2014

WCF has been sending teams to Ometepec, Mexico every November since 1970.  Although our teams perform more than 200 surgeries each November, there rem...

Dr. David and Mrs. Esther Evans

May 19, 2014

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Lori Hudson

In November of 1999, a young optician, Esther Freyre, traveled to Ometepec, Guerrero, Mexico with a World Cataract Foundation medical mission team....

Sister Diane Young

May 19, 2014

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Lori Hudson

Sister Diane Young lives in the Sierra Madre Mountains in the town of Tlacoachistlahuaca, about a 45 minute drive from Ometepec, Mexico.  In 1986 Sist...

Honduras Medical Mission - August 2014

August 20, 2014

We are grateful to Baptist Medical and Dental International for inviting WCF to bring a team for our fourth annual trip to Guaimaca, Honduras.  The aw...

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