To Stop Preventable Blindness in Children and Adolescents

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Our Philosophy


Light for Sight is uniting clinical institutions, research groups, patient organizations and the private sector in order to achieve one mission to eliminate severe visual impairment among all children and adolescents with keratoconus. The flagship program of Light for Sight is “Light for Sight 21”, which  aims to reduce severe visual impairment among children and adolescents with Down Syndrome, who have a very high prevalence for the disease.

What we do


Outreach   To promote awareness among patient groups (and families)

Education   To improve (vision) healthcare professional awareness

Partners   To create a network of screening/treatment referral sites

Financing   To provide medical coverage for at-need patients

Research  To investigate, understand and treat the cause of keratoconus

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December 2016: Light for Sight organizes the CXL Experts Meeting

Light for Sight organizes the CXL Experts Meeting The CXL Experts Meeting is the largest international scientific congress dedicated entirely to cross-linking ...
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World Keratoconus Day on November 10, 2016

World Keratoconus Day 2016 on November 10 See an eyecare professional, if you are between 8 and 40 years old and your ...
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March 2016: Humanitarian Cross-Linking with Light for Sight in Tajikistan

Noor Eye Clinic, Teheran. Our Light for Sight reference site in Teheran brings hope to a young Down Syndrome patient with ...
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February 2016. Cross-linking in children: the “Light for Sight”-Foundation

Schweizer Illustrierte. Keratoconus treatment by cross-linking in children and adolescents, at the ELZA Institute. Read here (article in german) ...
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Down keratoconus patient from Tajikistan treated in Teheran

Noor Eye Clinic, Teheran, Iran. Many thanks to our Reference Site in Teheran, Iran, for treating this 30 year-old Down Syndrome ...
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World Champion in Swimming treated by customized CXL

ELZA Institute, Dietikon Zurich, Switzerland. Mannie Ng is the reigning DSISO World Record Holder for the 100 m Back Stroke (1:38.05) ...
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