World Sight Day (WSD)

World Sight Day (WSD) is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. This year World Sight Day was on Wednesday, October 8,  2015.

This year’s call to action: Eye care for all

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This year, The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) focus was on everybody who needs eye care services – everybody.

There were FREE Eye screenings for adults sponsored by North Shore-LIJ Health System at the following locations:

Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital (MEETH)
210 East 64th Street
New York, NY 10065

Syosset Hospital
221 Jericho Turnpike
Syosset, NY 11791

Staten Island University Hospital
475 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305


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