NTERI Mobile Vision Program update!

Did you know that in Fall 2019…
• 92 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
• 41 schools were assisted with state-mandated vision screenings for PreK and Kindergarten kids, including: Fort Worth ISD, Everman ISD, IDEA Charter Public Schools & St. Paul Lutheran School
• 3,477 PreK and Kindergarten students were screened by UNTHSC student and faculty/staff volunteers
• 111 students and faculty/staff members volunteered in the schools vision screenings
• 22 health fairs and community events were attended, where information was shared about eye health education, including prevention of eye diseases
• 5,200 total individuals have been reached, including 1,502 kids screened in the health fairs only

Would you like to join in our efforts in 2020 and assist with our footprint in the community? Contact Annabel Luna-Smith at Annabel.Luna-Smith@unthsc.edu for more information.