Executive Director’s perspective
Board of Directors
John Miller Sr.
Stephen Polezonis, M.D.
Professional & Community
Day to day, so
many of us
enamored by our
So much so that some say we’ve
lost our connection with the very
people around us.
There’s no denying that the way we
communicate has changed, but I
can promise you that our sense of
community remains strong and key
to fulfilling our important mission.
As Executive Director of
Eversight Connecticut, I get the
opportunity to see people of all
ages, from all walks of life —
surgeons, researchers, healthcare
and members of long-established
service clubs — working together
to restore sight and prevent
blindness for the people in our
Cover story photos by
Craig Norton Photography
In this issue of Vision, you will read
about a few of these extraordinary
individuals and groups.
We welcome you to join us
in caring for the people of
Connecticut. Whether you choose
to volunteer your time, make a
financial contribution to support
our meaningful work or simply
encourage others to join the
Connecticut Donor Registry, you
are truly making a difference.
I look forward to working together to
grow our impact, deliver exceptional
care and continue to make vision a
reality for all people in need.
All about Vision
Eversight Connecticut is a 501(c)3
organization. We restore sight
and prevent blindness through
the healing power of donation,
transplantation and research.
Our mission is made possible by
the generosity of donors and their
families, dedicated professionals
and financial support from
These connections are what make
our mission thrive.
Expansion brings new possibilities
Partners in vision
Harvard researcher seeks cures with Eversight grant
Surgeon gets patients back to living life to the fullest
Lions partnership brings vision screening to thousands of
children across Connecticut
Restoring sight through community eye banking
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