The CXL Experts’ Meeting interview series
Light for Sight is uniting clinical institutions, research groups, patient organizations and the private sector, with a single focus: to eliminate severe visual impairment among all children and adolescents with keratoconus.
Our flagship program 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 of 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