Tag: Eye on Diabetes

A PUCO student is administering a pretest on little Allie in Oregon.

Eye on Diabetes 2013 Campaign Kicks Off in Pacific Northwest

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Austin Sullivan, from Portland, Oregon, has lived with diabetes since the age of one. He’s 39-years-old now and despite trying to manage his health as much as possible, he hasn’t had an eye exam in several years because he doesn’t have insurance or the appropriate resources.  His friend told him about the 2013 VSP Eye …
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NBA star aims to raise diabetes awareness

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Our Memorial Day blog post provided a glimpse into the third VSP Eye on Diabetes campaign event of the year as Sacramento area military veterans in need received free health services, including comprehensive eye exams from local VSP optometrists onboard SeeLia the VSP mobile clinic, glasses and health risk assessments for diabetes and high blood pressure. During the event, a …
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VSP Eye on Diabetes campaign helps veterans in need access care on Memorial Day

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  In honor of Memorial Day, military veterans in need will be receiving free health services, including comprehensive eye exams, glasses and health risk assessments for diabetes and high blood pressure during the third VSP Eye on Diabetes campaign event of the year. Partnering with the Sacramento Community Veterans Alliance (S.C.V.A.) and the California Optometric …
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161 Ohioans receive free health services through Eye on Diabetes campaign

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On April 19-21, 161 low-income, uninsured Ohio residents received free health services, including comprehensive eye exams, glasses and health risk assessments for diabetes and high blood pressure during the VSP Eye on Diabetes campaign’s second event of 2012. Additionally, 61 patients were identified for being at-risk for diabetes after being examined at the events. Partnering …
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Q&A with VSP volunteer and nurse from Eye on Diabetes

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Today was Day 3 of the Eye on Diabetes campaign in Ohio, and many patients in need were happy to receive free eye care, glasses and health risk assessments for diabetes and high blood pressure. We recently caught up with two more integral people behind the campaign in Columbus, VSP employee Sharon Hollis and Shelli …
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Q&A with The Ohio State University College of Optometry

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It’s day 2 of the VSP Eye on Diabetes campaign in Columbus, Ohio today, as free comprehensive eye exams, glasses and health risk assessments for diabetes and high blood pressure are being provided to Ohioans who are low income, uninsured and underinsured, and have or are at-risk for diabetes. This event has been particularly unique as students and Dr. …
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Ohio residents in need to benefit from Eye on Diabetes Campaign

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Free comprehensive eye exams, glasses and health risk assessments for diabetes and high blood pressure will be provided onboard two fully-stocked 45-foot long VSP Mobile Eye Clinics  to low income, uninsured and underinsured Ohioans who have or are at-risk for diabetes April 19-21 in Columbus, as part of the 2012 VSP Eye on Diabetes campaign . VSP employees and …
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Mississippi optometrists learn the newest information to treat patients with diabetes

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Today, optometrists from across Mississippi attended a free continuing education course approved by the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE) to learn the most recent information and to receive up-to-date tools to help continue providing quality care for their patients who have or are at-risk for diabetes.  The course was led by Dr. Paul Chous, who …
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