Vision Care Association - جمعية العناية بالنظر

آخر تاريخ التحديث: 
15/05/2019 - 12:20م

WHO ARE WE?

We are an eager team of motivated Lebanese Optometrists and Volunteers who commenced Vision Care Association (VCA) as a non-profit organization that provides free eye-care assessments along with other medical, educational, and social services for all individuals across Lebanon and the Middle East, regardless their divergent backgrounds.As VCA, we are helping to transform lives through the gift of vision for sight is the most treasured of our senses. It can make a distinction between a life of poverty and opportunity. Thus, serving as a catalyst to making an outstanding difference in advanced eye care profession.

OUR VISION:

We believe a human should never be limited by poor vision.

OUR MISSION:

1- Organize free eye examination

2- Arrange donation campaigns (Spectacles/Contact Lenses/etc.)

3- Organize awareness campaigns

4- Plan seminars & conferences

5- Process statistical & scientific research

6- Cooperate & establish common activities with other medical, social, cultural, or health  related associations

WE PROVIDE:

1-   Mobile Clinic
At VCA, we provide regular preventative eye tests associated with several eye care services to help you.
Tests Include: Visual Acuity, Contrast Sensitivity, Color Vision, Stereopsis, Binocular Vision, Anterior & Posterior Eye Examinations, Contact Lens Fitting, etc.
Furthermore, we afford and offer our patients with the suitable spectacles or needed contact lenses according to their finalized prescription. Also, reminders of follow-up exams are offered by our professional optometrists and administrative team to preserve the health and clarity of your vision.

2-   Seminars and Conferences
Seminars and conferences are conducted to keep optometrists, opticians, and eye-care professionals updated with the latest technologies, thereby refreshing and enhancing their theoretical information. Besides, we organize workshops and practices to improve their technical and practical experience.

3-   Awareness Campaigns
Awareness campaigns are conducted to educate a high percentage of people unaware of having refractive errors about the importance of routine eye examinations.
Awareness campaigns are performed in collaborations with other medical associations to shed the light on ophthalmic and other systemic diseases.

4-   Statistics and Research
VCA is involved in processing and publishing statistics and scientific research related to the optometric field and eye care profession. In addition, we assist master students to fulfill their requirements for their thesis projects.

 

We achieved:

Since the launching of Vision Care Association on July first, 2017 and until April fifth, 2019

1- 5120 patients were provided with free eye care assessments

2- 33 Surgeries were conducted in collaboration with LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital

3- The first ophthalmic mobile clinic in the Middle East in terms of dimensions, features, equipment, and medical staff

4- Working on amending a just and equitable law for the Optics & Optometry profession in Lebanon to combat corrupt and unlicensed optical shops, preserve students and graduates rights, and raise the level of the optometric profession.

The law is now officially released, waiting for the appropriate application.

اختصار: 
VCA
نوع المنظمة: 
منظمة مجتمع مدني محلية
سنة التأسيس: 
2017
بلد المنشأ: 
LB
قطاع(ات) التدخل: 
المناصرة والتوعية
الأطفال والشباب
الصحة
اللاجئين
التدريب وبناء القدرات
منصب الشخص المسؤول: 
Founder & President
البريد الالكتروني للشخص المسؤول: 
رقم الهاتف للشخص المسؤول: 
+96170446548
العنوان: 
Zahle
Zahle
Lebanon
LB
City: 
Zahle
Street: 
Zahle
Website: 
اسم الشخص المسؤول: 
Ameer Abou Adela
شراكات: 
1- Lebanese American University Medical Center - Rizk Hospital 2- Taanayel Hospital 3- Climbaid 4- Naser Club - Barelias

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