is an organization dedicated to helping the visually impaired in the San Gabriel Valley. Membership is open to any adult with impaired, partial, or no vision. Sighted individuals are welcome. EYE-DAS encourages those with visual problems to become more independent and lead a more productive and satisfying life.

Information: 626-335-3937 (EYES)

What Does EYE-DAS Mean?

EYE-DAS, an acronym for EYE Diseases Are Serious is pronounced “Ida’s”
in honor of Ida Fracasse who founded the organization with her husband Joe in 1975.

What Do We Do?

EYE-DAS has been serving the visually impaired community since 1975. We provide members with resources, ongoing education, current information, problem sharing and social activities in order to enable independence and to improve quality of life.

We provide our members with...

* Social Activities
* Entertainment
* Resources, education, & information on vision
* Opportunities to encourage independence & improved quality of life
* Vision enhancement technology e.g., Close Circuit Television (CCTV) Reading Devices
* Resource Guide for the visually impaired
EYE-DAS welcomes individuals with all types of visual impairments.
These include:
Macular Degeneration
Eye Injuries
Vascular Diseases (Stroke)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Cancer of the Eye
RP (Retinitis Pigmentosa)
Optic Nerve Disorders
Cornea Deterioration
ROP-Retinopathy of Prematurity
EYE-DAS is NOT a medical facility. We do NOT do eye exams and We do NOT prescribe glasses
EYE-DAS Foundation welcomes your financial support.
EYE-DAS Foundation
is the fund development arm of EYE-DAS. It is a charitable foundation. All donations are tax deductible. Non Profit ID 95-4181623