IEF Announces Partnership with Freewill: Introducing "Smart Giving"

We are thrilled to share some exciting news with our valued community. The International Eye Foundation (IEF) is entering a promising new chapter in our mission to prevent blindness by increasing families' access to services and building hospital capacity, and we are eager to bring you on this journey with us.

IEF at the Global Ophthalmology Summit

A high-level delegation from IEF - Board members - Dr. Eliza Barnwell, Dr. Larry Schwab, Dr. Baxter McLendon, Dr. Alan Robin, Dr. Mae Millicent Peterseim; President & CEO, John Barrows; Director, Sustainability Initiatives, Raheem Rahmathullah and Consultant, Victoria Sheffield attended the 2nd Global Ophthalmology Summit held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA from September 7-10, 2023.

A Tribute to Dr. Francisco Contreras - a legend in the field of ophthalmology

International Eye Foundation pays rich tributes to Dr. Francisco Contreras Campos, who passed away recently. A legend in the field of ophthalmology, his work in blindness prevention and visual rehabilitation is unparalleled. Dr. Francisco Contreras had served as President of Pan American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO).

USAID’s Child Blindness Program Supports ROP Program at SCEH, India

USAID’s Child Blindness Program (CBP) has been supporting Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital (SCEH) in New Delhi, India, for projects on Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) and Retinoblastoma, which have been running successfully.

During the Retinoblastoma Awareness Week (14th - 20th May 2023), the CBP team visited SCEH.


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