For the 1st two weeks of July, HEF’s Mission Director Dr. Jeff Rutgard and assistant Corinne Spencer, paired up again for HEF’s annual mission to Koror. For nearly a decade, Dr. Jeff has traveled to Palau each spring to care for the beautiful people of this island nation in Micronesia. HEF is delighted to work… Read More
68 surgeries were performed in 10 days by Dr. Jeff Rutgard and Dr. Federico Rupil as part of the 13th annual Taveuni Eye Project (TEP). The TEP was started by our very own Dr. Jeff and has grown to be one of the largest-spanning, long-standing missions in the Pacific. Patients from all throughout Fiji are… Read More
Dr. Rutgard and iSight Missions have made three trips to Tecate and two to Tijuana since July. This has allowed his mission teams to examine and provide cataract surgeries to hundreds of patients. These continuous trips are extremely valuable in addressing the needs in these communities, eliminating the existing blindness little by little. Consistent visits allow patients… Read More
At the Hawaiian Eye Meeting in January 2015, we were pleased to welcome the Biosyntrx Thornton Humanitarian Award to our program. This inaugural award was presented to our very own Dr. Jeff Rutgard.
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