A media report of Eyeball 2009

EyeBall is the annual gala of the 501c(3) non-profit charity Wang Foundation for Sight Restoration (www.wangfoundation.com). The foundation doctors published 5 textbooks and a paper in the world renowned journal “Nature”, hold several US patents for inventions of new biotechnology to restore sight, and performed the world’s first laser-assisted artificial cornea implantation. To date, the foundation has helped patients from over 40 states in the US and 55 countries with all sight restoration surgeries performed free of charge. EyeBall is rapidly becoming one of the largest medical charity ball of its kind in the US today. EyeBall 2009 was held on Saturday 10/3/09, at Opryland Hotel, Nashville, TN, USA. It drew an attendance of nearly 600 black-tied and ball-gowned guests, including former governor of Tennessee Winfield Dunn and current Lt Governor Ron Ramsey, and a spectacular performance by world mambo champions. All proceeds go to support the blind patients with all foundation doctors donating their services.

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Eyeball pictures

01sConngresswoman and EyeBAll 2012 chair Diane Black

martha_adamssFoundation patient Martha Adams who used to be blind and now can see!

02s“Dancing with the stars at EyeBall” three judges: Dr. Ming Wang, EyeBall 2012 Chair Congresswoman Diane Black and Danny Baye.

03sDr Ming Wang

04sVicki Yates, Jonathan Bungard, Juanita Simanekova, Rudy Kalis, Jennifer Kirksmith and Glen Casada.

05sEyeball invite on table

06sEyeBall scene with a big eye ball on screen

08sTN Congressman Glen Casada and Jennifer Kirksmith.

09sMing & Paris

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Eyeball pictures

 

11sRudy Kalis and Juanita Simanekova.

  12sShirley Zeitlin and Dennis Woods.

  13sVicki Yates and Jonathan Bungard.

  14sDr Wang, Colleen Conway-Welch, and Ted Welch

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15sAfrican dancer

16African drummers

17sJennifer Kirksmith and Dennis Woods

18sJennifer Kirksmith and Dennis Woods in practice

19sJuanita Simanekova and Jonathan Bungard.