Oct 10, 2019

World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment.

How we’re envisioning the future

On World Sight Day, learn more about eye disease and how we are reimagining the treatment and prevention of visual impairment and blindness.

Christine Hà, blind chef, shares advice on navigating the world as a visually impaired entrepreneur.

Lessons from a blind chef

We sat down with blind celebrity chef Christine Hà to talk about life as a busy professional in a sighted world.

Take a moment to look visual impairment in the eye

What do wet AMD, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and retinitis pigmentosa actually look like? Play this video to find out.

Working together to put Vision First

World Sight Day – putting Vision First!

Novartis supports the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) in their global efforts to prevent blindness.


Visit the IAPB website