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.
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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Free screening. But why? Free. Gratis. Kostenlos. Light for Sight’s partners will screen children with Down Syndrome for keratoconus for
January 29, Zurich, Switzerland Today, the Light for Sight foundation published a White Paper detailing its Light for Sight Associate
Emilio, Riccardo and Bernardo got together during the 2018 CXL Experts’ Meeting in Zurich to discuss the early detection of