At least 20% of school-age children in the U.S. have vision problems. But fewer than 15% of children get an eye exam before entering kindergarten.
The four-day volunteer-driven clinic provides free dental, vision and medical care to anyone in the region who struggles to access and/or afford healthcare.
Study will look to see if stem cells derived from patients’ blood cells can be safely used to treat age-related macular degeneration, or AMD.
As we age, the risk of developing cataracts and age-related macular degeneration increases.
Poorly fitting costume contact lenses can cause many eye problems, including surface abrasions, allergic reactions and blurred vision.
Glaucoma is devious. It develops without causing obvious symptoms yet its consequences are devastating: it can lead to blindness.
The free clinic serves people in need who struggle to access and/or afford healthcare/ All are welcome! Patients DO NOT need ID or proof of immigration status.
Patients treated at local clinics. Toxic anterior segment syndrome (TASS) usually caused by exposure to contaminants in medications or on surgical instruments.