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PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Monday, May 6, 2013

Luis Perez, Director of Operations, Surgical Eye Expeditions (SEE) International

Surgical Eye Expeditions (SEE) International is pleased to announce the promotion of Luis Perez to Director of Operations. Perez came to SEE International three years ago, and he has more than six years of non-profit experience.


Perez oversees all international programs, including the planning, coordination and implementation of all yearly overseas operations. His oversight is crucial in ensuring increased access to free or low-cost restorative surgical eye care. Perez is prepared to advance SEE International’s mission of restoring sight and transforming lives through the dozens of expeditions every month.

Luis Perez
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Luis Perez

Perez received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Global and International Studies from UCSB. During his studies at UCSB, he learned the need for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) like SEE International.

Recently, Perez visited northeastern India on one of SEE International’s expeditions to see firsthand the effects of cataracts on underprivileged blind people. Under the direction of Perez, SEE International looks to increase their yearly output of 11,000+ surgeries, across 35+ countries and 145+ separate expeditions.

About SEE International

Surgical Eye Expeditions (SEE) International is a nonprofit, humanitarian organization that provides medical, surgical, and educational services by volunteer ophthalmic surgeons with the primary objective of restoring sight to disadvantaged blind individuals worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.seeintl.org.

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