• Global Blindness set to triple by 2050

    Research published in the Lancet Global Health predicts that without increased funding and access to eye care services, the number of people worldwide who are blind will rise from 36 million to 115 million by 2050.

    In the news | August 4th, 2017
  • Retiree raises funds for Seva with bread-making workshop

    6 years ago, Pat Hogue started inviting friends into her home to learn how to make artisan bread in exchange for donations to Seva in hopes of raising $300. She has since met and exceeded this goal, raising over $20,000 for Seva!

    In the news | July 18th, 2017
  • The Worst That Could Happen? Going Blind, People Say

    A recent study found that most Americans regard loss of eyesight as the worst ailment that could happen to them; however many of them are unaware of the diseases and factors that can put their vision at risk and steps they might take to lower their risk.

    In the news | February 27th, 2017
  • Behind Innovations in Eye Care

    Dr. Suzanne Gilbert, a co-founder of Seva Foundation, was recently honoured by our longtime partner Aravind Eye Care System with the Dr. G. Venkataswamy Endowment Award. She spoke to The Hindu about the award, her love for Madurai and why she dedicated her life to eye care.

    In the news | October 24th, 2016
  • Myopia set to become a global health crisis

    By 2050, half the world's population will suffer from short-sightedness, a new study suggests. And that has implications for eye specialists everywhere.

    In the news | May 26th, 2016
  • 7 Facts about Cataracts

    Globally, cataracts are the leading cause of blindness, accounting for no less than 51% of all cases of world blindness. Here are 7 facts you may not know about this common condition.

    In the news | April 18th, 2016