Eye care program for children for early treatment

Vision problem is one of the major reasons of concern among the parents. Herald-Leader reported that early vision screenings and eye exams are critical to diagnose potentially blinding eye disease.

The article also stated an organization called Prevent Blindness Kentucky trains volunteers to interpret results of high-tech imaging of the eye. To clarify, a trained professional at Prevent Blindness Kentucky administers all interpretation of the vision screening images. As mentioned in the article, Prevent Blindness Kentucky can also help school-age children obtain a free eye exam and glasses through the Sight for Students program.

About Prevent Blindness Kentucky:

The organization provides vision photo screenings for children in our state and is the only organization that trains and certifies volunteers based on national screening protocols developed by the country's leading ophthalmologists, optometrists, pediatricians and scientific advisers.

For information on children's eye health and safety issues, vision screenings and volunteer opportunities, call (502) 254-4973.

Source: Kentucky.com


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