Community Action

     
     
     
     

New vision screening pilots in Queensland focus on local community’s most vulnerable

Essilor Vision Foundation has partnered with local optometrists in Toowoomba, Queensland to provide eye screenings and free prescription glasses to members of the community who are particularly vulnerable. Through these pilot programs, which are helping refugees and people with mental disorders, the Foundation hopes to raise awareness of the importance of healthy vision and to replicate the programs at national level. Eye […]

     

Community outreach program provides Wisconsin school children with vision care

Children at the Rockfield Elementary School in Wisconsin were the first to benefit from a new team of freshly certified children’s vision screening volunteers from Satisloh North America. This Essilor affiliate has teamed up with Preventing Blindness Wisconsin to help children in their local community receive the vision care they need. Studies show that unhealthy vision has a […]

     
     
     

Creating safer roads in India through vision awareness drive

With 8,085 road accidents and an average of 4 deaths reported each day in Delhi in 2015, the lack of road safety is a serious problem that the city has to face. Essilor Vision Foundation has joined forces with automobile giant Toyota to offer vision care services to taxi drivers at Indira Gandhi International Airport and help raise awareness for Indians […]

     
     
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