Discovery Eye Foundation

Founded in 1970, Discovery Eye Foundation (DEF) is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to finding treatments and cures to sight-threatening eye diseases. The mission of The Discovery Eye Foundation supports research, education and advocacy related to sight-threatening eye diseases and their treatments, improving the quality of life for patients and their families. DEF has worked to provide the public with up-to-the-minute, information on the research in a variety of formats including websites, free publications, regular newsletters and social media.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(2/4)|78.93 Score


(2/4)|77.05 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(3/4)|81 Score



Headquarter Address

8635 W. 3rd Street, Suite 390w
Los Angeles, CA 90048