Our Promise

A Promise to Peru, Inc. provides an annual cataract surgical and medical mission to the remote villages of the Sacred Valley of Peru and other regions in need. Physicians and other health professionals from across the U.S. along with medical, optometry, pharmacology and public health students and undergraduate students volunteer their time towards this effort.
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You're Invited!

You’re Invited!

Two Upcoming Fundraiser Dinner Events!

Two Upcoming Fundraiser Dinner Events!

We made the paper(!!) -Times of Smithtown

Here is a copy of the article in this week’s Times of Smithtown. Local doctors, students bring medical care to Peru Times of Smithtown June 20, 2012 | 06:07 PM While a car accident about 10 years ago left ophthalmologist Debra Messina Coritsidis unable to go back to work due to chronic back spasms, she...

Cataract Surgical Mission – Urubamba Peru

This will be the first year that we will have a cataract surgical mission for one week in Urubamba from July 2-6.  This effort has been coordinated by Debra Messina, MD. We are working with the Peruvian Ministry of Health to provide free cataract surgery to those patients who are truly indigent and have advanced...