The Corneal Dystrophy Foundation

San Jose, California, USA
https://www.cornealdystrophyfo...

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Mission

The specific purposes for which this corporation is organized are to:
Provide free education and support to people who suffer from a corneal dystrophy
Provide free guidance and knowledge resources for people seeking treatment and help in dealing with all issues related to corneal dystrophies.
Encourage research into the causes and possible cures of corneal dystrophies.
Encourage development of improved treatments and procedures that will enable faster and better visual ability.

What We Do

Research the latest medical and technological advances and then sharing them via social media.
Support others who hope to find cures to their corneal diseases via internet groups for those hoping to learn about their disease from others - members, mentors, and group leaders who provide information, shared experiences and answers to questions.
Educate through written materials, newsletters, webinars and through delivery of regularly scheduled symposiums with experts in the field of Corneal Dystrophies. These meetings are open to all interested parties.
Produce DVDs of Vision Experts' presentations available for a contribution.
Sponsor regular local group meetings where people can get together to share and learn from each other. These meetings currently occur in a number of cities in the US, and we welcome formation of additional groups in more geographic locations.
Assist those less fortunate in finding ways to procure needed services.
Maintain and finance a website with extensive information and materials about Corneal Dystrophies
Our reach is worldwide: 180 Countries in 116 languages.

Staff

Robert B
Robert B.

Executive Director

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Monica B.

President of Board of Directors