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We See, A Child Eye Health Project: Phumla’s Story

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In South Africa, 60% of children with low vision could be helped by wearing glasses, but just 20% of them have access. With dreams of becoming a medical doctor, Phumla, a 16-year-old student with poor vision, needed glasses to reach her full potential. “My vision made it difficult for me to learn as I was slower than Read More »

Changing Lives with Clear Vision

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To celebrate World Sight Day in October, nearly 2,200 people in need in the Sacramento community received free eye exams and glasses through VSP Mobile Eyes. More than 40 VSP doctors and 200 employees volunteered to help people like: Anna, who couldn’t see the whiteboard at school. She and her father both received the glasses Read More »

We See, A Child Eye Health Project – News, Images, & Videos

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On April 10, 2014, VSP Global companies, including Marchon and Nike Vision, are collaborating with the Brien Holden Vision Institute and Optometry Giving Sight to open a new eye health clinic at the Nike Football Training Centre in Soweto. Over the next three years, our goal is to provide 30,000 children with free eye care and eyewear, donated by Nike Vision, Read More »

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We See, A Child Eye Health Project – Infographic

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In less than two days, VSP and its partners will launch We See, A Child Eye Health Project in Soweto, South Africa to provide eye care to schoolchildren in need. For billions of people across the globe, lack of access to routine eye care and eyewear hinders learning, which reduces their opportunities for success in school, work and life. Read More »

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#WeSee Twitter Party: Tweet to Give and Win!

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VSP Vision Care is celebrating the launch of the We See Child Eye Health Project in Soweto, South Africa, with a #WeSee Twitter Party on Thursday, April 10, at 5 p.m. Pacific (8 p.m. Eastern). For billions of people across the globe, lack of access to routine eye care and eyewear hinders learning, which reduces Read More »

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8 Days Until the Launch of We See, A Child Eye Health Project

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Clear vision gives children the foundation they need to succeed in school. In South Africa alone, there are fewer than 300 optometrists available for 41 million people; leaving many students with untreated vision problems. Eight days from today, along with our partners, we will be launching We See, A Child Eye Health Project to help Read More »

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Countdown to We See, A Child Eye Health Project

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For billions of people across the globe, lack of access to routine eye care and eyewear hinders learning, which reduces their opportunities for success in school, work and life. In 2012, a small group from VSP Global, including VSP Global Chairman of Optometric Innovation Matthew Alpert, OD, traveled to Soweto, South Africa, to provide eye Read More »