A vision for kids’ eye tests

But even when vision impairment is suspected, there remain many barriers to adequate health services, including lack of medical-insurance coverage, lack of accessible transportation for appointments, the costs of taking time off work to ferry children to appointments, and the out-of-pocket costs for prescription glasses or other aids. Many new immigrant families may have further struggles navigating the health-care system due to linguistic and cultural barriers. The good news is there are organizations tackling this issue and making a difference, but they can’t do it on their own — nor should they. For example, the non-profit Toronto Foundation for Student Success launched an initiative in 2007 called the Gift of Sight and Sound, with support from corporate donors and partner non-profit organizations. They screen nearly 10,000 students every year for both vision and hearing problems in the early grades in inner-city Toronto. The screening takes place directly in the school, and if potential problems are detected, children receive full exams by an optometrist.
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Braverman Eye Center Now Introduces Laser Vision Correction in Fort Lauderdale for Patients

They help patients with all types of treatments related to the eyes. If needed, patients can even opt for laser vision correction or the custom wavefront optimized Lasik treatment at this eye center. About The Braverman Eye Center :- Since 1973, The Braverman Eye Center, located in Hallandale Beach, Florida, has been serving the eye needs of the community. They are a premium South Florida LASIK and Laser Vision Correction center and have helped thousands of South Florida and LASIK Miami, epi-LASIK and PRK corrective eye surgery patients. Laser Vision Correction Lasik is done in their own state-of-the-art laser surgical facility, featuring the premium Liebert System for humidity and temperature control, allowing for excellent vision results and low enhancement rates. For more information, please visit: http://www.bravermaneyecenter.com/laservisioncorrection.asp Contact Address – : 1935 E. Hallandale Beach Boulevard Hallandale Beach, Florida 33009 (954) 458-2112 (305) 374-8694 This article was originally distributed on PRWeb.
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