free specs for 3,000, thanks to large-scale vision clinic - polycarbonate lenses
More than 3,000 adults and students in the Basheng Valley conducted eye screening in five months.
Diagnosis and Treatment project of Tian Sayangi Mata vision Tun Hussein Onn National Eye Hospital (Thoneh). Thoneh vice-
Chairman Datuk S
Kulasegaran said that after being examined, 3,287 people were asked to use glasses, and everyone was given a pair of glasses.
"A girl said she could read it now," he said in a speech at the closing ceremony of the project . ".
Kulasegaran said that since January, 12 Rotary clubs and 10 Lions clubs have worked with Thoneh and SEGi University optometry college to get free glasses at schools in the barsheng Valley.
Visual Therapy and beauty in Mata Sayangi
Based on OneSight, an independent non-
A profit organization dedicated to providing global visual care for glasses frames and lenses.
Hundreds of volunteers, consisting of optometrists, eye doctors and technicians from OneSight, are there to help and facilitate the clinic.
For 28 years, OneSight has helped 9 million people in 46 countries see clearly by working with the optical industry to provide eye wear and visual care.
The Sayangi Mata Vision Clinic project, which costs half a hundred million ringgit, provides frames, polyfat lenses and other eye care essentials.
Kulasegaran said that the consortium operating the project hopes to launch similar projects in Penang next year, along with world outlook day in October, for communities in ak, Kedah, Perlis and Penang
"It is hoped that the government will also be involved," he said . ".
Siti Subaidah, 3300 governor of the former Central Damansara Rotary Club area, said 60% students and 40% adults from urban poverty and rural areas were screened.
"We went to Rawang and Kuala Kubu Baru," she said . " This is one of the biggest eye screening programs, she added.
She said the glasses were immediately fitted with the lenses and were given to the recipient after a more detailed examination at the age of fiveday clinic.