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David Chang, MD, was presented the 2023 Philip M. Corboy Award for Distinguished Service to Ophthalmology during the Annual Hawaiian Eye Meeting.

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Eye Mission of the Pacific serves people of the Pacific suffering from vision loss. The foundation provides dedicated volunteer eye surgeons and support staff who bring their expertise, talent and loving care to those who may have no other treatment options. Founder Dr. John M. Corboy, a world-known ophthalmologist from Hawaii began mission work over 40 years ago. Through his efforts, thousands of patients in the region have received treatment. Eye Mission of the Pacific has a clear goal: Island by Island, throughout the Pacific, we help people see.

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February 21, 2022

The Story Behind Philip M. Corboy, M.D. and the Memorial Award Given in His Name

Each year, the Philip M. Corboy award is presented during the annual Hawaiian Eye Meeting. This award for Distinguished Service to Ophthalmology became the... Read More
December 10, 2021

The Birth of the Eye Mission of the Pacific

In the late spring of 2021, several of us were speaking with an old friend. During those conversations, we spoke of establishing a new foundation in his name... Read More
April 22, 2020

Five Questions with Dr. Allison Jarstad

This month, we’re talking to Allison Jarstad about how she balances traveling with a busy career in ophthalmology. Keep reading to learn more! 1. I loved... Read More