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