Credits for the 2007 Eyes of Africa Fundraiser and DVD

The Eyes of Africa Initiative is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy. His thoughts and actions continue to influence and guide many around the world.


On-Screen Credits:

Richard A. Weiss, MD
President and Founder
One World Sight Project, Inc.
Weiss Cosmetic & Laser Vision Procedures, Inc.

David Pyott
CEO, Allergan, Inc.

Mark Lancaster
Executive Director, Seva Foundation

Richard Lindstrom, MD
American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

Brion Jeannette
Brion Jeannette Architecture

Gene Rhodes
Rhodes Development Company

Max Haot
CEO and Founder,

Björn Thylefors, MD

Former Program Manager,
Blindness Prevention Program
World Health Organization

Bo Clawson
Humitek Ltd.

Joseph Eviatar, MD

Chelsea Eye Cosmetic Surgery Associates

Steven Hopping, MD
Center for Cosmetic Surgery

Jim Salz, MD
American Eye Institute

Suzanne Gilbert, PhD
Center for Innovation in Eye Care
Seva Foundation

Victoria Sheffield, President
International Eye Foundation

Dr Gullapalli Nag Rao, President
International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness
Founder, LV Prasad Eye Institute
Chairman, Hyderabad Eye Institute

Eugene Helvesten, MD

Chief Ophthalmologist
 ORBIS International

Clips of Dr. Venkataswamy
and Dr. Brilliant from “Infinite Vision”
used with permission


We want to thank over
 1,000 patients, our 45 doctors and the many
individual donors from across the United States
  who participated in the Eyes of Africa
Botox® Cosmetic fundraiser.

A complete list of the doctors can be found at


We would also like to thank the following people
and organizations for their advice, support and
generosity in making the One World Sight Project
possible – and many others too numerous
 to mention:

Stevie Wonder
One World Sight Project Special Advisor

Chick Corea

Carlos Santana

Nelson Mandela
One World Sight Project Supporter

The Ella Fitzgerald Foundation

Alfred Sommer, MD
Dean Emeritus, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Chair, One World Sight Project Funding Committee

Gavin Herbert, Founder
Allergan, Inc.
Former One World Sight Project Advisory Board

Robert Welsh, MD

Founder, Volunteer Eye Surgeon’s Association

Susan Lewallen, MD and Paul Courtright, DrPH
Kilamanjaro Center for Community Ophthalmology

Todd Berman, President
2V Media/Marketing

Jerry Sebag, MD
VMR Institute

Danny Shepherd
Titan SEO

Shell Martin

Nancy Flores

Steelcase, Inc.

KPMG Peat Marwick

O’Melveny & Myers, LLP

Rudy Baron
Rudy Baron Accountancy

Roger’s Gardens

John Wrate
Newport Computer Guys

Christine Carr

Event Relations/Design

Russ Allen, Esq.
Newport Beach, CA

Lynette Hayde

Willam Adams, Esq.

Jackson Hole, WY

Richard Salus, Esq.
Chadwick Bunch, Esq.

Palmieri, Tyler, Wiener, Wilhelm & Waldron LLP

Steve Kosh
The Video Editor

Remington Weiss
Editorial Advisor

Inna Soguine
Computer Graphics

Derek Welsh

Lynette Brewer

Steve Herold

Leana Wood

Todd Wood

Sally Anderson

Willam Beaubeaux

Debbie Nelson

Daniel Schainholz

Cox Communications

Four Seasons Hotels

Peet’s Coffee


A very special thanks to Portia S. Weiss



One Spirit
Words and music – Rick Weiss
Arranged and performed by Jimmy Hopper
for One World Sight Project , Inc.

Tommy’s World
Words and music – Derek Welsh
Arranged and performed by Derek Welsh
for One World Sight Project, Inc.


DVD Credits:

Richard Weiss, M.D.
Executive Producer 

Jamie Brown
Technical Director

John Wrate
Information and Technology Consultant 

Greg Vigoren, D.D.S.
Studio Lighting

Cari Pike
Cari Pike Photography

Tamara Butler
Office Coordinator for Richard Weiss, MD

Jacquelyn Smith and Klara Werner
Chief Medical Operatives


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Apple, Inc.