Giving the Gift of Sight with RestoringVision
Eye Doctors of Washington has reached its goal of donating 10,000 pairs of glasses! We are so grateful to everyone who supported our mission, including the patients that chose to undergo LASIK eye surgery to contribute to our fundraiser. With your help, we have been able to provide glasses to 10,000 people in need!
Vision is so important! We are all connected by the need for clear vision. To work, to learn, and to be part of a community – Life requires clear vision and that means corrected vision.
2.5 billion people around the world are struggling with poor vision. 544 million people around the globe need reading glasses but live in developing countries with limited or no access to glasses.
Together we can make a difference.
To solve any global health problem, it takes a village. Eye Doctors of Washington has partnered with RestoringVision, a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to distributing reading glasses and sunglasses to those in need.
RestoringVision has already supplied over 7 million glasses in 124 countries worldwide. Their mission is to provide low priced glasses to those in need. Join us and help people around the world see clearly again.
Thank you to our generous community for showing your support for this fundraiser and helping us reach our goal. Although the fundraiser has come to an end, if you have been considering LASIK, we encourage you to learn more about the popular procedure and whether you are a good candidate by contacting us today!
Did You Know?
- Vision impairment is one of the largest health issues across the globe.
- 544 million people dealing with vision impairment just need a pair of reading glasses for vision correction.
- The biggest hurdle people experience when trying to correct their vision is the fact that glasses are not easily available.
- Many eye conditions including cataracts can be can be prevented with sunglasses.
Glasses Change Lives
Clear vision can make the difference between a life of poverty and a life of opportunity for many in the developing world. By providing glasses, we are improving people’s safety, health, productivity, education, and overall quality of life.
Take the first step in getting corrected vision. Get clear vision and enhance the lives of 60 people in developing countries. Restore your vision and restore hope around the globe.
RestoringVision distributes new reading glasses and sunglasses to charitable organizations serving disadvantaged people in developing countries. Approximately 2.5 billion people worldwide suffer from uncorrected vision impairment. 544 million people only need non-prescription reading glasses to correct their vision, but live in developing countries with limited or no access to glasses. Since 2003, RestoringVision has partnered with over 1,400 organizations and distributed more than 7 million glasses to people in 124 countries around the world.
For more information about RestoringVision, visit: www.restoringvision.org. Or watch this video on how RestoringVision is impacting lives across the globe.