Orbis remembers Dina Merrill, longtime Orbis supporter

Dina Merrill, internationally recognized actor instrumental in the founding of Orbis, passed away on May 22, 2017. Read More »

Orbis becomes a voice for eye health in global surgical alliance

Orbis joins the G4 Alliance as the first organization representing ophthalmology  Read More »

The Flying Eye Hospital in Vietnam: a sneak peek in pictures

Here's a sneak peek at what staff and volunteers are up to in Can Tho, Vietnam. Read More »

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Lands in Vietnam

Orbis training program to focus on improving eye care services for children Read More »

Orbis Reaches New Audiences at SXSW

Orbis had a successful first visit to South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festivals. Read More »

Orbis Experts in Eye Health to Speak at SXSW on Fighting Blindness

Orbis selected to present panel at South By Southwest Conference & Festivals Read More »

Give the Gift of Sight to a Child Today

19 million children worldwide are blind or visually impaired. Donate today to give the gift of sight.  Read More »

Meet Jefferson

Jefferson, age 9, suffered from strabismus. If left untreated, he would go blind. .  Read More »

Orbis DC-10 Flying Eye Hospital Makes Final Stop

The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital arrived in Southern Arizona to retire at The Pima Air and Space Museum. Read More »

Retired Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Lands in Long Beach

The international eye care nonprofit pays tribute to the city that made the McDonnell Douglas DC-10. Read More »

You’re Invited to Orbis’s 2016 NYC Gala

Orbis is hosting its annual New York Gala on November 15, honoring Raymond L. Conner, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Read More »

Orbis Shares World Sight Day Call to Action #WithoutSight to Make Fighting Blindness a Priority

The international eye care nonprofit unites with the global eye healthcare community to raise public awareness on blindness as a major international public health issue. Read More »


The Flying Eye Hospital lands in China to deliver a three-week ophthalmic training program. Read More »

Orbis International Ends Affiliation with Orbis Taiwan

Orbis International ends affiliation with the independent legal entity known as Orbis Taiwan. Read More »


Orbis showcases the Flying Eye Hospital is a powerful tool for change in the fight against blindness  Read More »

Orbis Touches Down in Newark, New Jersey with the New Flying Eye Hospital

Third-Generation Flying Eye Hospital opens for public tours before departing on mission to fight preventable and treatable blindness Read More »

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Lands in Silicon Valley

Google is hosting the Flying Eye Hospital at Moffett Federal Airfield, while Orbis is meeting with technology leaders in Silicon Valley before it heads out to Asia for its first medical programs in September.  Read More »

FedEx Express and Orbis International Debut New Flying Eye Hospital at Memphis World Hub

FedEx extends its support of the organization for another five years, through May 2021 Read More »

Actor Djimon Hounsou named Orbis Africa Continental Ambassador

Two-time Academy Award-nominated actor Djimon Hounsou was named Africa’s Continental Ambassador, by international not-for-profit organization Orbis, on June 4. The announcement was made during the launch of Orbis’s next generation Flying Eye Hospital, the world’s only ophthalmic teaching hospital on board an MD-10 aircraft, donated by FedEx.  Read More »

Orbis Unveils New Plane & Technology to Fight Blindness

The international eye care nonprofit launches the third generation of its storied Flying Eye Hospital Read More »

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