Our patients come from extremely poor and mostly rural areas. Most do not have any access to medical care. It is sad to think that there are 20 million children and adults in developing countries who may remain blind for their entire life simply because they are too poor to afford a $300 surgery.
20/20/20 hopes to change that.
Over the past few years, we’ve helped provide life-changing eye surgeries to more than 40,000 blind children and adults. Nothing compares to watching a child who was born blind open their eyes and see their mom for the first time in their life.
Here are some heartwarming stories of just a handful of our little patients whose lives were changed forever after a simple 15-minute surgery that gave them back their sight.