SAN ANTONIO – Visionworks is giving back to the community by offering free vision screenings and glasses to kids in need with their Let’s Go See program.
This program recently benefited students in San Antonio’s Edgewood Independent School District.
Students who showed signs of limited vision or who were having difficulty seeing were selected to receive a free screening from Visionworks.
Some of these signs include squinting, and the desire to be closer to the front of the classroom, or even something as straightforward as kids telling their parents or teachers that they are having trouble seeing.
Edgewood ISD Public Relations Officer Keyhla Calderon-Lugo helped coordinate the vision screenings for students in that district.
“If you’re seeing those signs, definitely reach out because it could make such a huge difference in learning and what they’re doing day to day,” she said.
Out of the 100 children selected for a vision screening, 90 percent needed glasses. Those students received their screening for free, as well as a voucher for a pair of glasses.
“This was a great opportunity for us,” she said. “We are very grateful that Visionworks came out and offered this to our students.”
For more information about Visionworks’ Let’s Go See program, visit LetsGoSee.net.