If you live in Campbell River, BC, you might open your mail one day to find a greeting card and gift from an enthusiastic Operation Eyesight supporter… even if you don’t know him personally. For the past 30-plus years, Don … Continue reading →
Hello from India! As I write this, I’m here with our Operation Eyesight team in Hyderabad, where we’re meeting with eye care experts at the LV Prasad Eye Institute. You may know Hyderabad as the place where many Bollywood films … Continue reading →
Casual. Frank. Insightful. Those are some words that describe the content you’ll read here in the weeks ahead. Welcome to Grey Mist Lifting – the official online journal of Operation Eyesight. Over the years, we’ve learned that the people who … Continue reading →
We named our blog Grey Mist Lifting because this expression – or words like it – are commonly heard in the clinics we support. When the bandages come off after cataract surgery, patients often describe what they are experiencing. For example; “Yesterday, all I could see was a grey mist. Today, the mist has lifted. I can see again.”
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Operation Eyesight Universal is a Canada-based international development organization dedicated to eliminating avoidable blindness.
Since our work began in 1963, we have brought sight-saving treatment to more than 35 million people. Today our work is focused on India and the African countries of Ghana, Kenya and Zambia – places where blindness can be deadly, especially to those who are very young, old or poor.