2014 World Sight Day
Posted by administration on October 8, 2014
World Sight Day is October 9, 2014. The call-to-action for this year’s observation is “No More Avoidable Blindness” and is part of an overall plan to reduce avoidable blindness by 25% by the year 2019. Created by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), this initiative supports their overall theme of “Universal Eye Health” and protecting/preserving eyesight for people around the world.
In celebration of this event, Great Plains Eye Specialistsis urging people to make their eye health a top priority by scheduling an eye exam in Rapid City. We also encourage you to spread the word about the importance of regular eye exams. Often people neglect their eyesight – until they experience a problem. Regular eye exams can detect conditions that may be silently robbing you of your vision, such as glaucoma or cataracts, and eye doctors can even detect underlying health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes or brain tumors.
During an eye exam, you may also learn that your eyes have the right conditions for vision correcting procedures, such as LASIK vision correction. During a free LASIK Consultation, you can learn about the pros and cons of LASIK, how LASIK technologies differ and find out if 20/20 vision without glasses is a possibility.
Make the most of World Sight Day 2014. Schedule your eye exam or free LASIK Consultation in Rapid City today by contacting Great Plains Eye Specialistsat 605-718-5123 or wrightvisioncenter.com.
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