THE FRED HOLLOWS FOUNDATION

FHFWEB_Left-RGB_POS_Large - Copy (2)The Fred Hollows Foundation is a not-for-profit, non-government, international development agency focused on eliminating avoidable blindness.

It has supported the production of the world’s first low-cost ophthalmoscope & otoscope.

Working throughout the world and within the indigenous Australian community, it concentrates on the comprehensive treatment of cataract blindness, but also other causes of blindness, including trachoma, diabetic retinopathy, and refractive error. Visit http://www.hollows.org.au/ for more information on its sight-restoring work.

The Fred Hollows Foundation was established to continue the work of the late Professor Fred Hollows (1929-1993). Fred was an ophthalmologist and philanthropist who became known for restoring sight to thousands of people in developing countries and for his passionate fight to improve the health of indigenous Australians living in remote communities.

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