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Nov 18, 2017 7:30 am - 1:00 pm

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Nov 20, 2017 9:30 am - 9:30 am

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Nov 21, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Nov 28, 2017 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

SightFest

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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

  • Diabetic Eye Disease Month - November
    Diabetic Eye Disease Month - November

    Diabetes can lead to a wide variety health complications, including heart disease, nerve damage, stroke, kidney disease, and vision loss. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among working-age Americans. Diabetes is a risk factor for developing glaucoma, as well as for developing cataracts, but the most common and debilitating vision problem experienced by diabetics is diabetic retinopathy.

    Today 3.6 million Americans ages 40 and older suffer from the diabetic retinopathy. During Diabetic Eye Disease Month Friends for Sight encourages individuals with diabetes to take preventative measures and protect their eyes from the devastating effects of diabetes.

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