Dr. Jordan Kassalow engages with Indian Film Icon Hrithik Roshan!


VisionSpring, Founder Dr. Jordan Kassalow, recently examined the eyes of the renowned Indian film sensation, Hrithik Roshan.

It wasn't just a meeting; it was a coming together of two incredible stories. In that moment, Dr. Kassalow shared the tremendous work done by VisionSpring to provide the gift of Clear Vision through eyeglasses to millions of low-income people around the world. Hrithik Roshan, like many of us, was surprised to learn about this important issue. He said that VisionSpring's story gave him goosebumps—it made him realize how a small thing like eyeglasses can make a huge difference in people's lives. Thanks to VisionSpring team! Every single day, they're working hard to help one billion people who need eyeglasses. They're bringing clear vision and smiles to people who deserve it.

About VisionSpring

VisionSpring is a pioneering social organisation creating access to eyeglasses for low-income adults and children. Annually in India, VisionSpring supports vision screening for more than 27 lakh people and corrects the vision of more than 10 lakh people with eyeglasses. On average, 73% of VisionSpring’s participants acquire their first-ever pair of eyeglasses through the See to Earn, See to Learn, and See to be Safe programmes. 

To date, VisionSpring has distributed more than 65 lakh pairs of corrective eyeglasses in India, creating more than Rs. 10,665 Crore ($1.3 billion) in economic impact for low-income households. The organization delivers on its eye health mission across 23 states, working with more than 500 hospitals/healthcare facilities and NGOs, 15 state governments and agencies, and 50 corporations/CSRs. VisionSpring has also responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with personal protective equipment, oxygen concentrators, and vaccination access and awareness.

VisionSpring’s work has been covered in The New York Times | The Economist | Forbes | The Lancet | The Economic Times