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Von's Vision Launches Von's Locker at TAMU
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

With students returning to Texas A&M’s campus this fall, Von’s Vision was able to hold its monthly Exam Days at the Von’s Vision Center again last week. On Tuesday, October 13th and Wednesday, October 14th, a total of 45 students came by the Von’s Vision Center at the AP Beutel Health Center to have their vision screened and eyes examined, completely free of charge.

Volunteer optometrists from Eye Trends in College Station were on site to administer the no-cost screenings and exams to eligible undergraduate students. These same students were then able to choose a new pair of glasses from a selection of high-end frames, provided by Etnia Barcelona. The frames were sent to a partner lab for the production of prescription lenses and will be returned to the students on campus in the coming weeks.

In addition to ramping up the Von’s Vision Center Exam Days, the foundation also launched its newest program on campus, Von’s Locker, on Thursday, October 15th. Similar to Von’s Vision Center, Von’s Locker is a permanent fixture in the Student Health Services building on Texas A&M University’s campus and houses hundreds of new frames for eligible students to select from.

This program, however, excludes the exams and screenings. Students who already have a prescription for glasses but need a new pair – either because theirs are damaged, lost or outdated – can bring their prescription in and select a new pair of frames to have their prescription added to. Because of the exclusion of the exams, Von’s Vision can more quickly and easily get glasses into the hands of the students who would otherwise not be able to afford them.

Forty students were impacted by the first round of Von’s Locker programming last week, with many more students to come.

Under normal circumstances, Von’s Vision would spread the Exam Days and Von’s Locker usage across the entirety of the semester. However, with the threat of campus closing again due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the foundation and Student Health Services determined it would be best to concentrate the programming all in one single week to achieve the normal impact for an entire semester.

Programming will return to campus during the Spring 2021 semester, with Von’s Vision Center and Von’s Locker back in full swing.



 
 

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According to a 2012 study titled “The Social and Economic Impact of Poor Vision” conducted by The Boston Consulting Group and Essilor, 30% of children experience...

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According to recent data collected by Von’s Vision, 38% of children in the United States need some form of vision correction. Three out of every ten children under six years old...

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As a child, Von remembers times when we went to school without glasses or was made, fun of because of his glasses. Without glasses, it was impossible to see, impossible to...

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