Dr. Ephraim Atwal, the Eyes On America Foundation, and Atwal Eye Care recently donated cataract surgeries to Alonso Ovieda, originally from El Salvador and to Gerald Faraci, a Vietnam Veteran. The surgeries took place at Atwal Eye Care,3095 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga.
Mr. Ovieda had one cataract surgery in 2017, courtesy of Eyes On America Founder Dr. Kenneth Anthone and had his second cataract surgery now which was donated by Dr. Ephraim Atwal.
Faraci had cataract surgery performed on both eyes and says he is looking forward to being able to drive at night again. He served in the US Army from 1965 to 1967.
The Eyes On America Foundation with Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ephraim Atwal and Founder Dr. Kenneth Anthone has donated over 300 cataract surgeries for those in need locally, nationally and internationally.