Screenings

Friends for Sight is committed to the health and safety of the people we serve, our volunteers and our staff by following all state, federal and CDC guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19.

We are currently providing curbside services for free vision screenings at our main office and vision clinics, as well as access to our exams and glasses program by appointment. Please call 801-524-2020 for an appointment.

Contact us for details, or fill out the Schedule Screening form.

 

 

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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

  • Age-related Macular Degeneration
    Age-related Macular Degeneration

    Acute macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss for adults over age 60 in the U.S. Having AMD can make daily tasks that require sharp vision, such as driving, reading, and even recognizing faces difficult.

    Acute macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that causes damage to the central part of the retina called the macula. The macula is responsible for central vision. Symptoms with AMD include:

    Acute macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that causes damage to the central part of the retina called the macula. The macula is responsible for central vision. Symptoms with AMD include:

    • Difficulty seeing in the center of your vision
    • Trouble seeing in dim light
    • Straight lines start to appear wavy, blurry or missing
    • Fading and/or changes in the appearance of colors
    • Dark, blurry areas or whiteout in the center of vision
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