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Let Girls Learn-Swaziland Follow Up

                Let Girls Learn—Swaziland Follow Up Last year we started the girls’ education project in Swaziland with one of our artisan groups, Gone Rural. We were able to send our largest check of $10,000 last year. Our team has been busy with Gone Rural in Swaziland and Robin […] → Continue Reading Let Girls Learn-Swaziland Follow Up

Training Liberian Doctors In Ophthalmoscopy

“Teach a woman to fish and she has fish for life”. Isn’t that the saying? We are teaching Liberian doctors how to use the indirect ophthalmoscope like most US eye doctors when you go for an eye exam. It is one of two key pieces of equipment. The other is the slit lamp. We are […] → Continue Reading Training Liberian Doctors In Ophthalmoscopy

Looking ahead in 2016

As we ring in the New Year at Red Rover Ventures, we are very excited by our multiple projects underway to help fight avoidable blindness here in Michigan and abroad. Vision 2020 is an international commitment to eliminate avoidable blindness by the year, 2020, and we are really nervous since we are now one year […] → Continue Reading Looking ahead in 2016

Red Rover Ventures Mobile Eye Clinic

Red Rover Ventures Heading to Kenya For Kenya Relief Organization

Robin Ross M.D. from Red Rover Ventures will soon be helping serve on a medical mission with Team Page for the Kenya Relief Organization. Dr. Ross will be joining Timothy Page M.D. from Oakland Ophthalmic Surgery P.C. in Birmingham, Michigan and Lori Stec M.D. from Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Team Page will be […] → Continue Reading Red Rover Ventures Heading to Kenya For Kenya Relief Organization

Insight Mobile Eyecare Screening Vehicle [Video]

Macular Degeneration/AREDS2 Vitamins and a Leap of Faith

Our goal with our non-profit has been to help patients with eye problems obtain their best vision and eliminate obstacles that prevent this. The Age Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) has gone through two national trials (1 and 2) over 15 years that showed that the key ingredients slow progression of the disease, age related […] → Continue Reading Macular Degeneration/AREDS2 Vitamins and a Leap of Faith

Make Change

  The estimated cost of blindness worldwide is 3 trillion dollars. That’s disability claims, medical and surgical costs and lost wages. Per year, that’s 3 million or 1/3 of everyone in Michigan being awarded a million dollars. Over the years, my pickle jar of change has become a Walker’s butter cookie tin. When it gets […] → Continue Reading Make Change

Mobile Eye Care

Mobile Eye Care Telemedicine is here. I have a favorite painting in my office of a typewriter. Call me old fashioned but I left high school for college with a “new” Smith Corona typewriter with the ‘correcto’ lift off ribbon—pretty high tech for the day. I can’t tell you how many papers, I edited and […] → Continue Reading Mobile Eye Care

Safari For Sight

Maasai Mara, Kenya, Vision loss affects 285 million people worldwide and 90% reside in developing countries. Vision affects a person’s ability to work, to obtain an education and the ability to take care of their family with dignity.  Vision loss is directly correlated to poverty. Join me in capturing the beauty in nature and the wilderness […] → Continue Reading Safari For Sight