Upcoming Events

23 Aug
Power Innovations HF
Aug 23, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
27 Aug
Provost Elementary (Provo)
Aug 27, 2019 8:30 am - 11:00 am
27 Aug
Escalante Elementary (SLC)
Aug 27, 2019 8:45 am - 11:30 am
28 Aug
Sun Print Solutions
Aug 28, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
29 Aug
Rose Park (SLC)
Aug 29, 2019 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

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Working with local school districts, SIGHTFEST will provide day-long events offering free eye exams and glasses to children whose families cannot afford vision care and do not qualify for other programs like Medicaid.

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Eye Health Awareness

  • Child Eye Health and Safety
    Child Eye Health and Safety

    Did you know that it is estimated that 80% of classroom education is taught visually? As the new school year is about to begin, Friends for Sight reminds you to include an eye examination as a critical part of your back to school check list.

    1 and 5 percent of preschool-aged children in the United States have vision impairment.1 Common conditions that can affect a child's vision include:1 and 5 percent of preschool-aged children in the United States have vision impairment. Common conditions that can affect a child's vision include:

    • Amblyopia (“lazy eye”)
    • Strabismus (“crossed eyes”)
    • Color deficiency (“color blindness”)
    • Refractive errors
      • Nearsightedness ("myopia")
      • Farsightedness (“hyperopia”)
      • Astigmatism
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