Hawaiian Eye Foundation News: Blog

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Hawaiian Eye Foundation Volunteer Surgeons Train Eye Doctors in Cambodia

From KITV — HONOLULU, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Highly trained and valuably skilled ophthalmologists from across the U.S., Canada, England and Asia joined together to form a 27-member volunteer team that traveled to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, this month. The five-day Cambodia Eye Meeting (CEM) was held at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital, conducted by the Hawaiian Eye Foundation (HEF), and sponsored by Alcon International,… Read More

Novartis announces winners of 2018 eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award!

We are so proud to announce that the Hawaiian Eye Foundation was selected as 1 of 5 awardees for the coveted XOVA grant by Novartis! At the 2018 EURETINA conference on September 20th, the five eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award (XOVA) winners were announced from the 100 applicants in 34 countries. “The 2018 XOVA winners will help create sustainable eye… Read More

13th Annual Taveuni Eye Project (TEP), Fiji 2018

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. John honored with Pacific Edge Magazine’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations, Dr. Corboy!   We learn best by example!  We have to look no further than our very own leader, Dr. John M. Corboy, MD, Founder and President of the Hawaiian Eye Foundation, for the epitome of service and philanthropy.  Dr. John was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in August 2018. The Pacific Edge… Read More

Summer Mexico trips with Dr. Rutgard and iSight Missions

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

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