Eye health

Three men stand on stage, accepting an award from another man.

Sightsavers India bags the prestigious ICC Social Impact award felicitated by Indian Chamber of Commerce

There were 45 shortlisted projects in the prominent ICC Social Impact Award and Sightsavers India came out victorious in the Health Domain category.

Six people stand next to a banner that welcome Sightsavers' Honorary Brand Ambassador.

Sightsavers Honorary Brand Ambassador Kabir Bedi encourages truck drivers to get their eyes tested

Kabir Bedi, the Brand Ambassador of Sightsavers India, visited the eye screening camp in Bhiwandi on the successful completion of its one year.

A collage of photos from Sightsavers work.

A thank you note from the CEO

Since 1966 we have been striving to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people who are irreversibly blind or disabled lead a life of independence.

Inauguration of the Renovated Eye Hospital in Kamakhyanagar

The renovated eye unit, strengthened by Sightsavers, was inaugurated by the Chief District Medical Officer Shri Basudev Behera on 20th September 2018.

A young boy sit, smiling on his mother's lap.

Kuldeep’s story

The Singh family’s youngest son, Kuldeep, had been blind from birth. Luckily he was able to receive a cataract operation to restore his sight.

Sightsavers launches its fourth Static Vision Centre under RAAHI in Ballabhgarh, Haryana

Sightsavers opened a new Vision Centre under the RAAHI- National Truckers’ Eye Health Programme in Transport Nagar Ballabhgarh, Haryana.

The five year long Sundarbans Eye Health project comes to an end

Sightsavers India has culminated its five yearlong Sundarbans Eye Health Project with Standard Chartered Bank, improving access to eye care in the region.

Sightsavers signs an MoU with Department of Health, Government of Bihar

The State Health Society and Sightsavers signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the National Programme for Control of Blindness and Visual Impairment.

A young girl with her father.

Envisioning a beautiful tomorrow

In most rural communities, eye health (if available) is limited to cataract screening with limited or no attention given to other eye ailments.

Younus’ story

75 year old Younus was diagnosed with cataract in both eyes and was brought to Sitapur Eye Hospital by the eye screening team for the cataract operation.

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