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Gifts For Sight Help Sight For All equip a children's eye unit in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

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Help Sight For All equip a children’s eye unit in Jaffna with all the diagnostic and surgical equipment needed to fight blindness amongst the children of northern Sri Lanka. It’s as easy as selecting a piece from the wishlist below and making a tax deductible donation to that exact value.

Either individually or as part of a group, you can help provide the essential building blocks that will enable Sight For All to transform the lives of tens of thousands of children each year.

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Sight For All uses the secure payment gateway Stripe on our website to accept donations. Sight For All does not hold any personal credit card or banking details. A receipt and thank you email will be sent to you via Stripe once your order is completed.

Sight For All will continue to update this online catalogue, expanding the equipment wishlist to include all our partner countries, for more information please contact the Sight For All team on 0428 049 888 or admin@sightforall.org

Be a part of our fight against blindness and help us teach the world to see!

Children’s Eye Unit Equipment We Need For Sri Lanka

Item 1 | Frisby Stereopsis Kit | $468

Item 2 | Lang Stereotest | $255

Depth perception may be lost in children who have poor vision in one eye. These children sadly cannot appreciate 3D images or movies. These specialised kits are used for measuring fine and coarse depth perception in children.

Item 4 | Colour Testing Kit | $383

Children can be born with impaired colour vision, the most common defect resulting in confusion between red and green. This specialised kit is used for testing colour vision in children.

Item 5 | Junior Trial Frames | $183

Item 6 | Trial Lens Set | $1,054

Item 7 | Cross Cylinder Lens | $339

One of the most common causes of poor vision in children is refractive error simply requiring correction with glasses. These sets of high quality lenses are used in conjunction with the retinoscope to determine the degree of astigmatism and long or short sightedness in each eye.

Item 9 | Visual Acuity Symbols | $78

Item 11 | Visual Acuity Book | $57

Visual Acuity Symbols and Books are a series of paediatric vision tests designed specially for children who do not know how to read.

Item 13 | Squint Testing Prisms | $425

A turn in the eye (squint) can impair the development of vision. These prisms are used to determine the amount of adjustment required so that successful straightening of the eye can be achieved during squint surgery.

Item 15 | A-Scan | $6,579

This handheld ultrasound device is used to calculate the power of the intraocular lens that needs to be placed inside the eye of children when their cataracts have been removed.

Item 16 | Portable Keratometer - Auto Refractor | $12,410

This computer controlled machine is used to provide an objective measure of a child’s refractive error and the prescription that is required for contact lenses or glasses.

Item 17 | Direct Ophthalmoscope + Retinoscope | $2,409

The direct ophthalmoscope was one of the first microscopes developed to study the eye. It is used to examine the health of various structures from the cornea at the front, through the lens to the retina at the back of the eye.

Item 18 | 20D Lens | $281

A 20D Lens is a high quality lens that is used together with the indirect ophthalmoscope to give a detailed view of inside the back of the eye.

Item 20 | 90D Lens | $290

Diseases of the retina and optic nerve are some of the most common causes of blindness in children. This high quality lens is used together with the slit lamp to give a detailed view of the inside of the back of the eye.

Item 21 | Adjustable Speculum | $803

This specially designed adjustable speculum is used to hold a child’s eyelids apart so that the eye can be operated on with ease.

Item 24 | Jameson Squint Hook - small | $247

A turn in the eye (squint) usually appears in the first few years of life. It can impair the development of vision and may be a source of teasing at school. This hook is a key instrument in surgery to correct a squint.

Item 27 | Surgical Scissors | $722

Item 28 | Surgical Stitch Scissors | $1,046

Small and precise scissors used for microsurgery of the eye and surrounding tissues.

Item 29 | Moody Forceps - left | $1,226

A turn in the eye (squint) usually appears in the first few years of life. It can impair the development of vision and may be a source of teasing at school. These forceps are used to adjust the muscles around the eye during squint surgery.

Item 32 | Surgical Needle Holder | $813

Sutures used in eye surgery are as fine as a single strand of hair. This fine needle holder is used for microsurgical suturing of tiny wounds in a child’s eye that may be caused by injury or surgically created.

Item 35 | Straight Clamp | $207

This tiny clamp is used to hold fine sutures during surgery to correct a squint.

Item 36 | Straight Caliper | $758

This caliper is used to accurately measure the length of an eye muscle to be adjusted during squint surgery.

A turn in the eye (squint) usually appears in the first few years of life. It can impair the development of vision and may be a source of teasing at school.

Item 37 | Double Surgical Tray | $807

Microsurgical instruments are expensive, delicate and easily damaged. A heatproof tray is needed to protect them during sterilization prior to surgery.

Item 38 | Fascia Needle | $226

A Fascia Needle is a long needle used in surgery to correct droopiness of the eyelid.

Item 39 | Desmarres Lid Retractor - size 2 | $118

Item 41 | Ptosis Scissors | $104

Item 42 | St Martin's Forceps | $248

Item 43 | Universal Forceps | $223

Droopiness of the eyelid (ptosis) is often present from birth. It may be disfiguring to the child and can impair development of vision resulting in a lazy eye. These instrument are useful in ptosis surgery.

Item 47 | Lacrimal Surgery Dilator | $90

Item 48 | Lacrimal Probe 00/000 | $72

Item 51 | Lacrimal Cannula | $44

Watery eyes are very common in babies but usually clear in the first year of life. The fine probes in these sets and fine hollow cannula are used to treat persistent blocked tear ducts.

Item 52 | Foster Snare | $448

Retinoblastoma is the most common cancer to affect children’s eyes but is the most curable of all. This instrument is used in a lifesaving operation to remove an eye filled with cancer.

Item 56 | Adson Bipolar Forceps | $414

Surgical instrument used in ophthalmic surgery to control bleeding of the eye and surrounding structures.

Item 58 | Hoskins Forceps | $276

Item 59 | Bonn Forceps | $414

Item 60 | Colibri Forceps | $276

Cataracts are rare in children but are a common cause of avoidable blindness in the developing world. These exquisitely fine forceps are used for operations performed through an operating microscope such as cataract and glaucoma surgery.

Item 62 | Vanna Scissors short 5mm blade | $584

These scissors are used in a multitude of children’s eye operations. The fine, sharp blades are perfect for cutting the delicate tissues of eye whilst operating through a microscope.

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Sight For All uses the secure payment gateway Stripe on our website to accept donations. Sight For All does not hold any personal credit card or banking details. A receipt and thank you email will be sent to you via Stripe once your order is completed.

The cost of the diagnostic and surgical equipment as published by Sight For All is an accurate estimate of the list price at the time of publishing. The actual cost of equipment may differ at the time of purchase and any surplus will be treated as a donation towards another piece of equipment.

All donations are 100% tax deductible. If you wish to donate directly, please call Sight For All on 0428 049 888 or email admin@sightforall.org

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