Posted: Fullerton, CA, October 2, 2012
Optometric interns, faculty and staff from the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO), provided free vision care services to nearly 1,600 uninsured and underinsured patients at the recent four-day Care Harbor event. SCCO volunteers included 226 optometric interns, 15 Doctors of Optometry all members of SCCO's faculty, and eight staff members.
Overall, 1,571 vision care patients were examined and 1,200 pairs of glasses were prescribed during the event held at the LA Sports Arena, September 27–30. Care Harbor clinics are community-based events drawing on local health care institutions, agencies and volunteers to provided vision, medical and dental care to the underserved population.
View more photos on our Facebook page: SCCO at 2012 Care Harbor