Red Rover Ventures is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2004 that is dedicated to breaking barriers to eye care access by participating in clinical research, educating other eye care providers and helping develop eye care facilities. Our main activities are centered around building eye care capacity in low income countries. Our name, Red Rover Ventures, is a metaphor for the childhood game that involves teamwork and the ability to break a barrier; it is also an acronym for research, education and development work–the nuts and bolt of what it takes to build eye care capacity.


Our mission is to break barriers to eye care access by engaging in clinical research, health care provider education, and development work.


Our vision is to prevent blindness and visual impairment in every community in the United States and every country around the globe. Our major investment is in training technicians, mid level professionals and physicians to diagnose, treat and operate to accomplish this goal. Our passion is using innovative technology to  bend steep learning curves against the odds.


Red Rover Ventures has a unique situation where our co-founder is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery.  Red Rover Ventures has the opportunity to bring quality eye care to those who need it the most.