Welcome To The Cincinnati Eye Institute Foundation

COVID-19 Patient Information

Please be advised of COVID-19 updates at The CEI Foundation. To ensure the health and safety of our customers, volunteers and staff, we have decided to suspend the following programs until the end of the month:  The CEI Foundation Vision Clinics as well as The Dr. Richard S. Kerstine Vision Outreach Program.  Please check back for updates or call us at (513)207-6140.

The Cincinnati Eye Institute Foundation is a 503charitable foundation established by Cincinnati Eye Institute physicians who care deeply about the vision health of our community. Established in 2006, the charitable mission The Foundation has touched the lives of thousands.

As a charitable foundation, The CEI Foundation offers free services designed to promote and maintain a lifetime of good vision. It offers:

  • Comprehensive Free Eye Care for the most vulnerable and under-served in our community
  • Community Outreach & Education
  • Research support
  • Education support of today's and tomorrow's Eye Care Professionals

Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) cares deeply about the vision health of all individuals living in the Greater Cincinnati region. In 2006, our doctors established a nonprofit organization, The Cincinnati Eye Institute Foundation, to preserve and improve sight.