Outreach Missions

At the Virginia Eye Institute, we believe in sharing our knowledge, expertise and time with those who are in need in our community. Below, you’ll find some of the outreach programs we participate in.

Virginia Eye in Guatemala 2018

Pediatric Mission 2018 – Guatemala

Virginia Eye Institute and World Pediatric Project partnered up to provide services to a children’s eye clinic in Guatemala in February of 2018.  Our provider, Dr. Thomas Carothers, served as the head of the Eye Team for the clinic which assisted over 89 children in need.

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WPP and Plastics Mission 2018 – St. Vincent

Our ophthalmology provider, Dr. Donna Brown, and her daughter, Karen Brown, flew into St. Vincent to assist World Pediatric Projects in the Caribbean in leading their Ophthalmology Mission by providing donated human eye tissue for transplant patients. The team performed the operations at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, allowing for patients to regain their vision thanks to […]

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Cataract Mission 2017 – Rwanda

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Mekelle 2014

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Ethiopia 2015

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Cataract Mission 2016

The Cataract Mission program provides free cataract surgery for those Virginians who have cataracts but cannot afford the surgery. This program is for individuals who do not have insurance, Medicare, nor Medicaid and do not have the financial means to pay for cataract surgery out-of-pocket. The VEI Foundation has been in existence since 1993. To […]

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Cataract mission 2015

The Cataract Mission program provides free cataract surgery for those Virginians who have cataracts but cannot afford the surgery. This program is for individuals who do not have insurance, Medicare, nor Medicaid and do not have the financial means to pay for cataract surgery out-of-pocket. The VEI Foundation has been in existence since 1993. To […]

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Cataract Mission 2014

The Cataract Mission program provides free cataract surgery for those Virginians who have cataracts but cannot afford the surgery. This program is for individuals who do not have insurance, Medicare, nor Medicaid and do not have the financial means to pay for cataract surgery out-of-pocket. The VEI Foundation has been in existence since 1993. To […]

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