Community Outreach

NTERI 2021 facts & figures!

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

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