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The truck crashed, now this mobile eye care clinic for needy kids needs help to roll again

#ndn-video-player-1.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; }#ndn-video-player-2.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; }In the Hazelwood school district, the monthly arrivals of the Eye Care Charity of Mid-America mobile vision clinic always brought excitement to the students.“So basically the kids walk through this van. It looks like you walk into an eye doctor’s office. But the whole wall is like covered in different...

Parents: Don’t Skip Your Own Eye Exam

In early adulthood, eye exams aren’t something that you really think about. There’s no one scheduling your appointments, you’ve yet to have children – so it’s not really something that’s on your radar. Well, it wasn’t for me anyway, until we had these new little people to care for.We started to think about the adult annual eye exams* when we began bringing the kids into the eye doctor for theirs – and it wasn’t until this year that I experienced something different.Heading into the office, I...

Kiddie Eyewear: Vision Correction and Sun Protection

Photo by NicolasParents do everything possible to take care of their kids. From feeding them healthy food to ensuring that they’re properly fitted for a car seat and taking them in for medical checkups, parenthood means doing everything they can to keep their kids healthy and happy. It’s important to make sure that eye health doesn’t get lost in the mix. For some kids, this might mean getting eyeglasses. For all kids, it means protecting their eyes with sunglasses while outdoors. Let’s talk...