Sight For All raises funds to deliver eye health care projects free of charge to our partner countries and communities.

Sight For All raises funds to deliver eye health care projects free of charge to our partner countries and communities.

1.4 million children are blind. Asia is home to two thirds of the world's blind children.

Up to half of all children in schools for the blind in developing countries have blindness that could have been avoided.

Throughout the world 270 million people are vision impaired due to eye disease or lack of glasses.

Our voluntary team of eye care specialists will donate over 10,000 hours of time this year.

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Vision 1000 simply involves 1000 individuals, family trusts, organisations or corporations investing a minimum of $1,000 each year to fund sight-saving programs in our eight partner countries in Asia as well as ensuring the viability of Sight For All into the future.

Upcoming Events

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Saturday/13 Aug

The Very Slow Long Lunch 2016

Indulge in a hearty country style feast by Emma Reeves in a setting styled by EMKHO and JAKS Hire and Events. Sight For All Ambassador Rosanna Mangiarelli returns as our MC and watch art come alive with local artist Bill Botten. Be ready for an exciting afternoon, a live auction and the return of our famous puzzle wall! Please share news of this fun day with friends, gather a group and we will ensure you are all seated together on long tables.

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Sight for All is improving the lives of half a million people annually. Its impact is growing every year.

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Sight for All Visionaries donate up to $2 million worth of expertise every year.

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45 million = the number of people worldwide who are blind.

90% of these people live in developing countries.

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Throughout the world there are 1.4 million children who are blind.

Asia is home to two thirds of the world’s blind children.

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Up to half of all children in schools for the blind in developing countries have blindness that could have been avoided.

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10,000 = the amount of hours Sight For All’s team of eye care specialists will donate to sight-saving training overseas each year.

$0 = the amount that Sight For All’s team of eye care specialists will be paid for their critical work.

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Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness.

Diabetic eye disease is the fastest growing cause of vision loss in many poor communities of the world.

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Cataract is the leading cause of blindness among Aboriginal Australians. Unfortunately, less than one quarter of patients requiring surgery go through with their sight-restoring operations.

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Diabetes is the fastest growing cause of visual loss in the adult Aboriginal population, but most with diabetes are not being adequately screened or treated for its blinding complications.

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Sight For All trained Myanmar’s first children’s eye specialist, Dr Than Htun Aung, for 12 months in Adelaide. Since Dr Aung’s return home in 2010, there has been a 12 times increase in the number of children’s eye surgeries performed in Myanmar.

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Sight For All has equipped 32 regional eye centres in Myanmar and 7 in Lao, allowing the eye surgeons to markedly increase the number of cataract surgeries they perform.

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Throughout the world 270 million people are vision impaired due to eye disease or lack of glasses.

80% of this visual impairment is preventable or treatable.

Meet Dr Lee

Glaucoma

Upskilling doctors in country is another way we educate and save sight.

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Meet Mr Walker

Aboriginal Education Program

Overcoming the fear of the unknown helped Mr Walker get on a plane to have cataract surgery.

Meet Mr Walker, the main character of Sight For All’s educational video Big City Trip. This film is show to patients prior to travelling to Adelaide to have cataract surgery. Cataract is the leading cause of blindness amongst Aboriginal people, however only one in five…

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Meet Dr Aung

In-Country Collaborative Fellowships

Our sustainable teaching methods ensure that countries like Myanmar will have locally based doctors who will be able to treat patients well into the future.

Sight For All trained the first children's eye specialist and established the first children's eye unit in Myanmar, allowing a 12 times increase in children's eye surgeries. So far the $40,000 investment to train Dr Than Tun Aung has impacted over 25,000 children and this…

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Meet Boulami

Research

Yet another Sight for All visionary gives Boulami improved sight with a pair of glasses we in Australia take for granted.

Collaborative, evidence based research is a vital part of Sight For All’s sight saving work in our eight partner countries. Sight For All has conducted childhood blindness studies in five countries in Asia and in three of those five; the leading cause of blindness was…

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