The Discovery Eye Foundation supports research, education and advocacy related to sight-threatening eye diseases and their treatments, improving the quality of life for patients and their families. As a supporter of doctors in the early stages of groundbreaking eye research, Discovery Eye Foundation reaches out around the globe to the people who are suffering from these terrible eye diseases. Through the Macular Degeneration Partnership and the National Keratoconus Foundation, the Discovery Eye Foundation provides a wealth of support, empowering patients with accurate information, up-to-date education and a responsive personal attention.
As one of the nation’s top research universities, UC Irvine is improving lives through the discovery and dissemination of knowledge in numerous forms to all levels of society. At UC Irvine’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, UC Irvine’s faculty of internationally recognized physicians, surgeons and scientists provide highly specialized training to future ophthalmologists, access to leading-edge clinical trials as well as sight-saving treatments and therapies for virtually any eye disorder.