Project Germany: 2019

We will be travelling to Germany in the Spring to see Syrian refugees and provide children and adults with no-cost prescription glasses and reading glasses, as well as patient education regarding ocular health and vision care. Additionally, patients will be screened for various types of ocular cancers, color blindness, and refractive errors.





Project Turkey: 2019

We will be travelling to Turkey in the Spring to see Syrian refugees and provide children and adults with no-cost prescription glasses and reading glasses, as well as patient education regarding ocular health and vision care. Additionally, patients will be screened for various types of ocular cancers, color blindness, and refractive errors.


Project Malaysia: 2018

Our co-founder was hosted by IIUM in Kuantan, Malaysia. Once there, she gave a lecture on Neurological Visual Rehabilitation & Vision Therapy followed by an interactive workshop and a thorough Q&A session covering aspects of ocular health and vision care.  

Roughly 160 university undergraduate and graduate students, post-bachelor medical students, and local Optometrists attended the seminar.

 

 

 

 

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Project El Cajon: 2017

Sight & Sketches was hosted by Grossmont College in El Cajon, (San Diego) California.  Once on the college campus, children and adults were screened for various types of ocular cancers, color blindness, and refractive errors.

No-cost vision exams were provided for roughly 100 Syrian refugee children and adults.  Those who needed glasses were able to choose from a collection of new frames.  62 prescription glasses were dispensed at no cost as well as patient education regarding ocular health and vision care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Project Istanbul: 2016

No-cost vision exams were provided for 1,000 Syrian refugee children and adults in Istanbul, Turkey.  Moreover, 1,300 prescription glasses and sunglasses were dispensed at no cost.

Sight & Sketches was hosted by two K-12 schools for Syrian refugees in Istanbul, Turkey.  Once on the school sites, children and adults were screened for various types of ocular cancers, color blindness, and refractive errors.   Prescription glasses and sunglasses were distributed, as well as patient education regarding ocular health and vision care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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