Awareness

Lack of awareness is the main barrier to correcting the 2.5 billion uncorrected people. Most of them simply don’t know they suffer from visual impairment because they have lived with it all their lives. Our awareness and advocacy efforts are fundamental to ensure that vision care has the attention it deserves and that people understand the quality of life benefits of healthy vision.

     
     
     
     

The Joy of Vision 

“If you lose your eyes, you will lose everything” – That’s why creating awareness about the importance of good vision goes beyond World Sight Day, celebrated yesterday. Only if you can see well, can you live well. Only if you can see well, can you be your best self, can you live life to its fullest. […]

     

The vision of 27 million children

“I first knew about my sight problem when I was nine years old. Slowly my difficulty of seeing from a distance and near objects became worse in school as well as at home.” – Billal, Primary School, Ethiopia.  In April 2016, Our Children’s Vision was launched with the ambitious goal of reaching 50 million children […]

     

Doddaballapura Taluk – first Indian region to be URE free by 2021

This week, Essilor Vision Foundation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Government of Karnataka, launched the project Namma Kannu Namma Doddaballapur to create access to free vision care for all residents in Doddaballapura Taluk. The partners Prerana Trust, a non-for-profit organization and Drishti Eye Hospital, a social impact organization, […]

     
     

Eradicating poor vision in China

T​o mark​ the occasion of National Sight Day​, ​China,​ watch this short video interview with our Chairman and CEO, Hubert Sagnières​. Hubert talks to the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) ​about​ the importance for businesses to have a strong purpose, Essilor’s initiatives to eradicate poor vision in a generation and ​how our ​our mission […]

     
     
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