Essential Surgery

Operation Smile

Why It’s Important

For millions of people, surgery can have a life-changing or life-saving impact. But in many parts of the world, surgery is too expensive or not even available at all. The causes we partner with are changing that. The photos you share help bring surgery to people who would otherwise go without. 

how you can help

Here are the active causes we’ve partnered with, to make a difference in essential surgery:

Himalayan Cataract Project

One photo helps someone regain their sight

775 out of 2000 essential eye surgeries performed so far

How Donate a photo has helped

A quick look at the good our community has done.

Recent impact

Every time you donate a photo to one of these causes, you help patients get closer to the surgery they need.

Thanks to our community, here’s what’s been accomplished so far:

Other completed causes

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