Announcements

2021 NTERI Mobile Vision Program recap
January 11, 2022
 

Did you know that in 2021…
• 93 UNTHSC students were certified to use the PlusOptix devices with the purpose of detecting the most prevalent vision disorders in children as early as possible
• 30 schools were assisted with state-mandated vision screenings for PreK and Kindergarten kids, including: Fort Worth ISD and Everman ISD
• 3,595 PreK and Kindergarten students were screened by UNTHSC student and faculty/staff volunteers
• 63 students and faculty/staff members volunteered in the schools vision screenings
• 16 health fairs and community events were attended, where information was shared about eye health education, including prevention of eye diseases and connection to other community resources
• 3,250 total individuals were reached, including 251 kids screened in the health fairs only

Would you like to join in our efforts in 2022 and assist with our footprint in the community? Contact Annabel Luna-Smith at Annabel.Luna-Smith@unthsc.edu for more information.