Dr. Paul Imperia and Dr. Matt Oliva treat hundreds of cataract patients in Ethiopia. One hundred blind patients in threadbare robes sit shoulder to shoulder against the wall in a converted warehouse in rural Ethiopia. They wait for surgery that will allow them to see again. Tomorrow, a new group of a hundred will wait.
Everyone’s eyesight begins to decline as we reach our 40s. Check out this article in which Dr. Craig Lemley discusses the causes of age-related eye disease and what we can do to keep our vision healthy. Read the full article here.
Dr. Paul Imperia is a quiet, thoughtful man on a mission to help the underserved do something that many of us take for granted—see clearly. For the last year, a team from Medford’s Medical Eye Center has provided exams, optical services, surgeries, and other specialized eye care to our neediest patients at our Central Point
HCP Affiliated Ophthalmologist Dr. Paul Imperia returned to Quiha Zonal Hospital in Mekelle (for the third time) to continue his work with HCP partner Dr. Tilahun Kiros and to assist in a high-volume cataract workshop. Over 400 cataract surgeries were provided in four days. Before arriving in Mekelle, Dr. Imperia visited Aira Hospital in a
For a second year in a row, Dr. Paul Jorizzo and his daughter Kristin traveled on a medical mission to central Africa. This year, the trip focused on a high-volume cataract surgery camp in Arbaminch, Ethiopia. They were joined by local doctor Yewubnesh Hailu, MD, who completed an ophthalmology fellowship at Medical Eye Center in
Join hosts Paul Akers and Jon Lussier of “The American Innovator” radio show (KGMI-AM Bellingham, WA) as they talk with SightLife’s president and CEO, Monty Montoya. Learn about this organization’s vital work restoring sight to thousands of blind people around the world. Working both domestically and abroad, SightLife harvests corneas, creates eye banks, conducts surgeries,