Every child should have an eye exam……but Millions don’t have
access to the glasses they need!
It's critical that every child can see clearly. To learn at school, every child needs to be able to see their textbooks and lessons on the board or screen. To develop relationships with their peers, they need to be able to see faces and play safely. To take in the world around them – they use their eyes.
There are millions of children in the world who are needlessly vision impaired. Failure to diagnose or treat vision issues can impact a child’s life forever, and create an extraordinary economic cost to the community.
Our Support of Our Children’s Vision will ensure that more children, in more locations, have the access they need.
Watch how we are helping ...
The training of local people is perhaps the single most important way we can ensure that in time, underserved communities have access to high quality eye care services from within. Young children like Marlon are immediate beneficiaries. Not only did Marlon get new glasses from one of Nicaragua's first ever locally trained optometrists, but knowing that he could now read his notebook put the smile back on his face.
- making a small donation for every pair of glasses or frames sold over the next 2 months
- inviting your patients to make a $5 donation. In Australia and the USA this can be done by SMS!!
Members of industry are invited to support the campaign by:
- making a company donation or contacting Optometry Giving Sight to discuss CRM and project funding opportunities
- inviting your staff to make a $5 donation. In Australia and the USA this can be done by SMS!!