Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Free Eye Exams for Children

For millions of children around the U.S., vision problems that go undetected, and a lack of access to eye exams and glasses, make learning a challenge, according to  a VSP Vision Care press release. To provide children in need with quality eyecare, VSP Vision Care (VSP) launched the Eye Pledge campaign, which will provide up to 50,000 free eye exams and glasses to Boys & Girls Club kids around the country, with a value of more than $19 million. Read more.

In the Detroit area, Davis Vision is offering a similar program, according to a Detroit Free Press blog: "For the fourth consecutive year, Davis Vision’s Focus on America community outreach program and Co/op Optical stores will team up with Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Michigan to provide free vision care to uninsured and underinsured children and adolescents." Read more.

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