Mission Vision’s mobile clinics continue to provide free eye exams, glaucoma screenings and prescription glasses to some 2,000 people annually.
The impact of Mission Vision’s work is far-reaching and ongoing. It can be measured by a decrease in blindness and other eye-related disabilities, as well as an increase in academic performance and general quality of life. It is also empowering to people that we serve to educate the population on eye diseases and the importance of accessing routine eye care. It can be measured by a greater awareness on the part of legislators and insurance providers as to the critical need at-risk populations have for vision services and resources. Most importantly, making sure that the tax dollars and programs to assists individuals are being spent to deliver their indeed purpose and helping remove access barriers so that those served can receive those benefits.