Posted: Fullerton, CA, June 19, 2012
Eye exams and prescription glasses were provided by optometric interns and faculty from the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO), at the Fullerton Rotary Club's recent community healthcare event. Fourteen optometric interns and three faculty members provided the vision care, along with five members of SCCO's administrative team who helped facilitate SCCO's participation at "Rotary Cares."
Overall, 80 eye exams were conducted that resulted in 65 prescriptions and spectacles. Modern Optical provided eyeglass frames and lenses were donated by Bartley Optical and Express Lens.
|SCCO Optometric Intern Lindsay Wettergreen, Class of 2014, assessing a patient's field of vision.|
The free healthcare event for working/low income individuals was sponsored by the Fullerton Rotary Club and held at Richman Elementary School on June 16. The services provided included: vision, dental, basic medical exams and mammograms.
|A phoropter is used by SCCO Optometric Intern Kathryn Pham, Class of 2014, to determine the patient's eyeglass prescription.||At the "Rotary Cares" Community Health Event, SCCO Optometric Intern Christopher Walsh, Class of 2014, checks a patient for diabetic retinopathy.|
|Pictured at the "Rotary Cares" healthcare event are: Fullerton Rotarians (l–r) Scott Dowds, Kim Hall Barlow and Rick Crane; and Larry Bennett (third from right); from Cottage Dental (center of photo) Steven Nguyen, Dr. Kim Nguyen and Dr. Karen Jung; and SCCO Director of Special Clinic Programs Michele Whitecavage (far right).||Team members from the Southern California College of Optometry provided eye exams and prescription glasses at the Fullerton Rotary Club's recent community healthcare event, "Rotary Cares."|