About

As of September 2020, Sight & Sketches has served over 21,300 individuals!  Introduction Sight & Sketches began in 2016 as a grassroots medical and humanitarian relief effort from Southern California. Sight & Sketches came to be when sisters Yamam and Yara Almouradi decided to use their professions to create an on-going humanitarian project.  Dr. Yamam Almouradi,…

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Sight

Project Germany: 2019 – POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 We will be travelling to Germany in the Spring to see Syrian refugees and provide children and adults with no-cost prescription glasses and reading glasses, as well as patient education regarding ocular health and vision care. Additionally, patients will be screened for various types of ocular cancers,…

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Sketches

St. Jude Heritage Appreciation Project: 2020 Participants will create artful messages and drawings to show their appreciation to St. Jude Heritage’s healthcare staff under the guidance of Sight & Sketches. Once complete, participants will take photos holding their artwork and post their photos on social media using #sightandsketches & @sight_and_sketches so that we can track…

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History

SIGHT [Vision Screenings & Exams] Research from the Vision Impact Institute indicates that 25% of school age children have a vision impairment.(1)  The need is even greater for disadvantaged populations as further research from the Campaign for Educational Equity reports that low-income and minority youth are at a greater risk of unrecognized and untreated vision…

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Sustainability

Ongoing Sustainability Efforts: Sight Our team works monthly with local clinics in under-served communities to provide vision exams, prescription glasses, patient care, and education.  We regularly host educational workshops about the importance of visual health. Dr. Yamam Almouradi provides free exams to under-served patients on a case-by-case basis year-round at Brea Optometry and Norwalk Family…

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