BEBRF Mission Statement
The Mission of the Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation is to fund and promote medical research in the search for the cause, treatments, and a cure of blepharospasm, Meige, and other related disorders of the facial musculature, to provide support, education, and referrals to persons with these disorders, and to disseminate information and serve as an authoritative resource to the medical community and the general public.
- Research to Find a Cure
- Support Because We Care
- Education to Enlighten
In pursuit of this mission, the Foundation has established a three-part program:
- Sponsorship of Research – a commitment to raising monies through charitable donations to be directed toward the research required to discover the cause and cure for blepharospasm, Meige, and other related disorders of the facial musculature.
- Patient Support – a network of information, events, and support groups in all parts of the country and internationally, that brings patients together to share experiences, treatment, and local medical centers of excellence for the dystonia.
- Information and Education – a program designed to create an awareness of blepharospasm, Meige, hemifacial spasm, and other related disorders of the facial musculature in the medical community and the general public and to promote the distribution of information and enhancement of continuing medical education regarding these disorders.