Upcoming Events

May
3

05.03.2016 9:30 am - 9:30 am

May
5

05.05.2016 8:30 am - 11:00 am

May
5

05.05.2016 9:30 am - 9:30 am

May
5

05.05.2016 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

May
7

05.07.2016 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

SightFest 2016

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Working with local school districts, SIGHTFEST will provide day-long events offering free eye exams and glasses to children whose families cannot afford vision care and do not qualify for other programs like Medicaid.

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Eye Health Awareness

  • Ultraviolet Awareness Month - May
    Ultraviolet Awareness Month - May

    BE WISE - PROTECT YOUR EYES FROM HARMFUL UV RAYS

    Most people are aware that the sun can cause skin cancer, but how many are aware that it can damage the eyes? Cataracts, cancer, corneal sunburn - these are just some of the damaging effects that the sun can have on the health status of your eyes.

    “Sunscreen is essential to protect your skin, but a good pair of sunglasses is critical to help protect your eyes,” says Kate Edwards, Friends for Sight’s Executive Director. Be aware of some of the risk factors and possible consequences of UV damage and some ways that you can keep your eyes healthy. 

     

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