A recent article in Vision and Eye News features a story on the fact that 76% of children younger than 5 do no receive eye exams. Children are very susceptible to eye damage and having eye exams at an early age can help prevent eye disease in the future.
Revolution Eyes has a new program out to help Moms get a free exam when they bring in their child for a check-up. You can read more about the program here.
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., September 2008 — Most children under 5 years old need but do not receive comprehensive eye exams that could be crucial for detecting vision-threatening conditions such as lazy eye (amblyopia), according to a major survey conducted by VSP Vision Care. Read more
Another serious issue, faced by a growing number of members of our community is the loss of employment and corresponding loss of medical benefits. As part of this community, we want to help make good eye care accessible.
HELP-A-NEIGHBOR – We are looking to help out those in NEED. We will donate one free exam EACH DAY this year to families who are feeling the economic pinch. Do you know of a family in need? You can anonymously nominate your friends, neighbors, and relatives who NEED assistance right now. Please
email us the name of someone you know needs eye care but, because of their current their job situation they are delaying proper eye care. Again, thank you for your continued trust and confidence in our ability to serve you now and in the future.