Since the very beginning of our Action
Group we have been involved with hundreds of Blindness
Prevention projects including more than one million free
cataract surgeries. Our founder, Past RI President Frank
Devlyn was the heart and soul of our Action Group and was
passionate about anything and everything related to Blindness
Prevention. Under his guidance and input over the years we
made valuable connections around the world with manufacturers of
BP products such a cataract implant kits and the latest
ophthalmic equipment for detection of varius vision diseases as
well as surgical equipment.
The PowerPoint program that you can view
below was used for a breakout session during the Rotary
Conventions in Salt Lake City as well as Bangcock Thailand.
On both occasions, it was presented by our Action Group's Past
President Dr. Kenneth D. Tuck , an Ophthalmologist who is also
the past President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Over the years, Dr. Tuck has made it possible for Ken's Rotary
Club working with our Action Group to sponsor young physicians
from India and Africa to receive six months of training in the
United States working with some of the world's most reknowned
The PowerPoint below is not set up to
run automatically. This is because we have included the
narrative for each slide in the program so you can read them at
your own pace. It will open with the title slide and from
there you will need to "click" through to advance the slides.
There are 33 slides and the entire program takes about 12
minutes. It showcases a variety of Blindness Prevention
projects over the year. After you view it and return to
the Convention Booth screen click on the Chat Box and give us
Projects, Power Point