As optometry’s premier philanthropic and charitable organization, Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation is committed to its mission – expanding eye health and vision care access to everyone in the U.S. in order to enhance human performance and quality of life.
Due to the number of children with eye and vision problems across the United States, Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation, and Johnson & Johnson Vision created InfantSEE®, a no-cost public health program developed to provide professional eye care for infants nationwide.
Volunteers In Service In Our Nation (VISION USA) is a program that provides basic eye health and vision services free of charge to low-income, uninsured individuals and their families. VISION USA is provided by participating AOA member optometrists who donate their services.
Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation, through a generous grant from the Essilor Vision Foundation, are pleased to announce the Healthy Eyes Healthy Children (HEHC) Community Grants. These grants provide funding for activities which focus on increasing the outreach of vision services to communities, families, schools, and the medical community with special attention to the underserved children in the U.S.
That's the number low-income individuals in the United States cannot afford the cost of routine eye care or do not have the health insurance that covers such exams.
will pass a routine vision screening, but will fail a comprehensive eye exam ...