Upcoming Events

Jul
8

07.08.2016 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Jul
15

07.15.2016 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Jul
16

07.16.2016 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Jul
23

07.23.2016 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Aug
3

08.03.2016 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

SightFest 2016

SightFest with color eye

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

  • June is Cataract Awareness Month
    June is Cataract Awareness Month

    Twenty-two million Americans are affected by cataracts, resulting in an annual estimated treatment cost of $6.8 billion. For Cataract Awareness Month, Friends for Sight wants you to be aware that you can help protect yourself from cataracts in a variety of ways.

    First, remember to wear sunglasses, especially in the summer months when ultraviolet radiation is the strongest, as direct exposure to ultraviolet radiation can cause cataracts. Secondly, avoid smoking and alcohol, as both activities can increase your chances of cataract formation.

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