To prevent blindness and promote independence for those with vision loss
Prevention of Blindness
Preventing blindness and caring for the visual health of our community
Enhancing the quality of life for those with vision loss.
Specialized Support Services
Empowering people with vision loss to engage in their communities and live an independent lifestyle.
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Latest News & Events
Nearly 300 new patients who are losing their vision are seen each year in our low vision clinic. About 300 devices including magnifiers, lights and other tools were dispensed. Over 160 of our patients followed up with our occupational therapist to make further adaptations to their home or daily routines to best support their individual needs for independence.
The Sight Center provided more than 4,200 hours of life skills support and transportation services, traveling more than 100,000 miles so individuals with vision loss can live as independently as possible.
Vision screening is our best defense in preventing blindness in young children.
In addition to prevention, the Sight Center reached more than 1,000 community members with educational programs about eye health and safety.
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