This Fall, 25,000 People Globally Received Much-Needed Access to Vision Care Thanks to OneSight
Cincinnati, OH — December 15, 2021 – This fall, OneSight, a global vision care nonprofit, provided access to eye exams and glasses to more than 25,000 people around the world. The organization expanded vision care access in:
- Cape Town, South Africa
- Brooklyn, New York
- Yunnan, China
- Kansas City, Missouri
- The Tohono O’odham Native American Reservation in Arizona
- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Among numerous other regions
As part of OneSight’s World Sight Day efforts in September and October, coupled with their other scheduled programming, individuals received vision care through:
- Charitable vision clinics
- Permanent vision centers
- Vision care vouchers
OneSight was able to provide this care due to the continued support of its key partners, including primary sponsor EssilorLuxottica. Other partners include Essilor Vision Foundation, Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company, Aetna – a CVS Health company, China Charities Aid Foundation for Children and Education In Sight, among other dedicated supporters. The life-changing gift of clear sight can help students learn up to twice as much in school and can increase a worker’s productivity by 35 percent, enabling them to earn 20 percent more.
For more information about OneSight, vision care and how you can get involved, please visit www.OneSight.org.
OneSight is a leading global nonprofit dedicated to creating a world where lack of access to vision care is no longer a barrier to human achievement and potential. From one-week charitable clinics to long-term self-sustaining vision centers, OneSight delivers quality eye exams and glasses to underserved populations globally. In 33 years, OneSight has served 10 million people in 50+ countries and has provided permanent vision care access to more than 42 million people. Visit www.onesight.org.
EssilorLuxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses with a mission to help people around the world to see more, be more and live life to its fullest by addressing their evolving vision needs and personal style aspirations. Codes and symbols: ISIN: FR0000121667; Reuters: ESLX.PA; Bloomberg: EL:FP. For more information, please visit www.essilorluxottica.com.