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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

  • Diabetes and Eye Health
    Diabetes and Eye Health

    During Diabetic Eye Disease Month Friends for Sight encourages individuals with diabetes to take preventative measures and protect their eyes from the devastating effects of diabetes.

    More than 30 million people in the U.S. are living with diabetes, and approximately three times that number are considered prediabetic. Studies predict these numbers will only grow with possible 1 in 3 or 4 Americans having diabetes by 2050.1,2More than 30 million people in the U.S. are living with diabetes, and approximately three times that number are considered prediabetic. Studies predict these numbers will only grow with possible 1 in 3 or 4 Americans having diabetes by 2050.1,2Diabetes can lead to a wide variety of health complications, including heart disease, nerve damage, stroke, kidney disease, and vision loss. Diabetic retinopathy is the term for eye disease that happens in individuals with diabetes. It has become the leading cause of new cases of blindness among U.S. adults ages 20 to 74. Diabetes is also a risk factor for developing glaucoma and cataracts.

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