Clinic blogs

Dar Es Salaam,Tanzania – May 2017

11 May 2017

Welcome to Dar Es Salaam

The need here is also great: a full 70% of its residents lack running water and basic services. Adequate health care can be difficult--or even...

Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia - April 2017

03 May 2017

Meet Ainul

Watching Ainul as she went through the process of being tested and moved from 1 exams room to another , was extremely humbling for us all,as she...

03 May 2017

A smile says a thousand words

Seeing all those huge smiles when the kids and adults got their prescripted specs,could not be put into words. So many different ways of expressing...

01 May 2017

Mrs Lu Leung and son Lu Leung

Mrs Leung wanted to come in to the clini on Monday-however Lu was too sick to travel.They managed to make the trip to the clinic on Tuesday and they...

01 May 2017

Meet Vishnu Radailsinnakrishna

Vishnu had extremely poor eyesight(-7.5).something in his quietness just touched me ,and I went to talk to Vishnu. Still very sheepish and withdrawn...

Spirit Lake, ND, USA – April 2017

27 Apr 2017

It's OneSight, baby!

At the end of the OneSight lane, the kids who need glasses choose their brand new eyewear. Look at their smile when they find and wear their perfect...

27 Apr 2017

OneSight Team at work!

Here we are, at work. Thanks to these amazing guys, so far we visited more than 1000 people. And it's not done yet! We are a great Team, rich...

26 Apr 2017

Elias

Elias is a 9 year old boy. He knows he is nearsighted, and explains to me that he needs a new pair of glasses because - he says "when I tries to...

26 Apr 2017

Glasses delivered!

Today we started to dispense glasses at schools. The firts one, Oberon shool, is about a 20 minute drive from the OneSight Clinic, 10 mins of that...

25 Apr 2017

Christopher

Christopher is a handsome young five year old. Outside it is 32 degrees fahrenheit with bone chilling wind, he walks into the clinic in a...

25 Apr 2017

Arleene

Arleene is a 65 years old woman who is nice, passionate, and lively. Married three times with 9 kids, she has found her newest passion working...

25 Apr 2017

Dave

Dave was born in Spirit Lake Reservation 70 years ago and has lived here his entire life. Dave was never married. He was engaged a few times, but...

24 Apr 2017

Spirit Lake Clinic - Here we are!

Everything started in 1986, when Mr. Phil Stevens, who is of Lakota (Sioux) heritage, founded Walking Shield. Since then until his retirement in 2004...

Omaha, NE, USA - March 2017

24 Mar 2017

Omaha Will Be Forever In Our Hearts

The Omaha clinic closed on Friday afternoon with many smiles and success stories. The final numbers were released at the last team dinner: -...

24 Mar 2017

Lab Staff Exceeds Expectations

A team of five worked in very close quarters on the vision van Eyeleen. They manufactured approximately 90% of the glasses that were dispensed to...

24 Mar 2017

Thank You Team Omaha OD's!

There is one key ingredient to a successful clinic, amazing doctors. The Omaha doctor team consisted of three doctors who were at the clinic...

23 Mar 2017

ELENA'S QUEST TO SIT BY HER FRIENDS

Elena is a popular 3rd grader who has been without glasses because her cousin took them from her. She has been struggling seeing the board in her...

22 Mar 2017

Double The Fun!

Jesse and James are seven year old twins. #TeamLuxottica members met Jesse on Tuesday and James on Wednesday. Jesse came to clinic EXTREMELY...

22 Mar 2017

Kyler's First Glasses

Kyler's kind and gentle spirit was felt by all of #TeamLuxottica as he made his way through the #OneSight clinic. Kyler had never worn glasses but...

22 Mar 2017

Proud To Have Glasses

Haji is a sweet six year old who giggled his way through the clinic. He had never had glasses and was unsure what they would do for him. It was...

22 Mar 2017

Teens Keep Staff On Their Toes

The clinic's first patients on Wednesday morning were teenagers with very high prescriptions. A majority of these teens had never had glasses before...

21 Mar 2017

Abdi - The Shy Teen

On day two of the #OneSightClinic volunteers met Abdi. Walking through the clinic, Abdi had his head down and kept to himself. As one of the...

20 Mar 2017

Wild for Wilbur

When Wilbur first walked into the clinic his personality quickly grabbed the attention of everyone. At just six years old, Wilbur was laughing with...

19 Mar 2017

Monkeying Around

Lions, tigers, #TeamLuxottica members, OH MY!! On Sunday afternoon, Team Omaha enjoyed a beautiful day at the Omaha Zoo. With seasonably warm...

19 Mar 2017

We've Got Our Eyes Set On You, Omaha!

It was a beautiful day in Omaha. Over twenty-five #TeamLuxottica members were eager for clinic orientation with smiles brighter than the sun shining...

Lusaka, Zambia - March 2017

23 Mar 2017

Help the World See - Meet Jackson

Meet 75 year old Jackson. Jackson came to the clinic wearing a pair of sunglasses that we assumed were broken, as they only had one lens. We later...

23 Mar 2017

Behind the Scenes

OneSight entered Zambia for the first time in 2016. This, the second clinic in this country, took place in the capital, Lusaka, at the Olympic Youth...

20 Mar 2017

Help the World See - Meet Jonathan

Meet 11 year old Jonathan. When Jonathan came in today, his eyes were swollen, red and itching. He couldn't even see the chart for his visual acuity...

17 Mar 2017

Magic Moments - Meet John

Meet 13 year old John. John came to the clinic yesterday with a group of classmates, had an eye exam and was prescribed glasses, but then left with...

14 Mar 2017

Magic Moments - Meet Elizabeth and Chola

Meet Elizabeth and her son Chola. This morning, Doctor Pam called our attention Elizabeth, who can see well from one eye, is nearly blind in the...

Xi’an, China - March 2017

20 Mar 2017

A MAGIC MOMENT

Last Wednesday, Dr. Shirley, an optometrist at the Chendu, China LensCrafters, saw Meng Wen, an 11-year-old girl who had never worn glasses. The...

17 Mar 2017

UNLOCKING POTENTIAL

Xin Yi is 13 years old and in the seventh grade. He wants to be a doctor. Unfortunately, when he came in, his glasses were broken, and the one lens...

16 Mar 2017

UNLOCKING POTENTIAL

16-year-old Ying Ying brought her glasses to clinic, and because the lenses were so badly scratched, the lensometers (both digital and manual), were...

15 Mar 2017

HELPING THE WORLD SEE

In the photos, meet members of the March, 2017 OneSight China team as they take you through a day in the clinic process. #helptheworldsee

13 Mar 2017

PREPARING TO CHANGE LIVES

Tomorrow, over 45 Luxotticans from around the world will join together in Pingli County, a county of Ankang, Shaanxi, China. We are a team of...

09 Mar 2017

Prova

Campeche, Mexico March 2017

14 Mar 2017

Unforgettable experience. Hasta luego Campeche!

On our last day of clinic we would like to introduce three of the volunteers who have made an impact in Campeche this week. Together with their team...

10 Mar 2017

SEEING CAMPECHE THROUGH RESIDENTS' EYES

Filipe is 67 years old and from Campeche. He has played the guitar for 50 years and likes to play and sing for the other residents of the group home...

09 Mar 2017

Empowering Campeche Through Clear Sight

We met a lot of people, and everybody has a different story. I want to introduce you to Felipe. He is 67 years old and from Campeche. He has...

07 Mar 2017

READY TO START

We will be based in a small town located in the state of Campeche, in Mexico.  Our clinic base at the convention Center of Campeche will be our...

Houston, USA – February 2017

17 Feb 2017

Houston, we have a solution!

The clinic time was much more than a chance to meet colleagues from all over the world, learn new things and share knowledge and experiences: it was...

14 Feb 2017

Happy Valentine's Day <3

Despite the dark weather and the tornadoes we still managed to go to four schools and deliver glasses to these beautiful kids. They were so...

13 Feb 2017

Ready, steady, GO!!!!!

The first step of this journey is “Color and Stereo Test”, where we check the color perception of the children and the we can catch binocular vision...

12 Feb 2017

Little by little, a little becomes a lot!

Welcome to Houston! Here we are team #Luxottica, a GREAT TEAM of 38 people from all over the world together with the same purpose: #...

Hanoi, Vietnam – December 2016

08 Jan 2017

Unlocking Potential- Meet Giang!

Giang is a sweet, bubbly little girl. She’s a 5 year old kindergarten student, who arrived on day 2 with her mother. Giang’s mother first realized...

08 Jan 2017

Unlocking Potential- Meet Phuc

Our first day of clinic was finally here. We arrived bright and early to get everything set up for the day. For many of us, it was our first OneSight...

08 Jan 2017

SJ Volunteer Hightlight- Meet Thiem

Throughout the week I had the opportunity to get to know Theim, one of our SJ volunteers. My first conversation with Theim was on the bus ride to our...

08 Jan 2017

OneSight Vietnam

OneSight Vietnam took place in Nam Dinh, which is about 60 miles outside of the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi. Nam Dinh is much smaller than and not as...

07 Jan 2017

Be the Change- Meet CeCe

Meet CeCe! CeCe has been with Luxottica for two years and this is her first OneSight clinic. She’s always enjoyed volunteering and giving back to...

07 Jan 2017

Be the Change- Meet Deborah

After 29 years with Luxottica, Deborah, is no stranger to OneSight. Throughout her career with Luxottica, she’s participated in 9 OneSight clinics,...

07 Jan 2017

Be the Change- Meet Brandy

Brandy has poor vision as long as she can remember. Having an -8.00 prescription most of her life, Brandy knows firsthand the obstacles that children...

San Diego, USA – October 2016

21 Nov 2016

The Clinic Rolls On!

When 10-year-old David walked into our clinic, his glasses were in bad shape. One temple was completely broken off, and he told us his lenses...

17 Nov 2016

Bring On The Kids!

We got an early start Monday morning, taking a 15 min. bus ride south from our hotel to National City, where our clinic was located. Founded in 1887...

17 Nov 2016

The Journey Begins!

With a stated mission to “eradicate the global vision care crisis in our lifetime,” OneSight is an independent nonprofit providing access to quality...

Xalapa, Mexico – November 2016

16 Nov 2016

Hasta luego Xalapa!

The team worked hard and has been very motivated to help the people from Xalapa. Coming from 9 different countries (India, US, Italy, Spain, China,...

13 Nov 2016

Mexican children who discover the gift of sight

Dr. Kelly met a special-needs boy of 12 years old, who had a very high prescription of -12D in both eyes. An eye health check was needed because he...

11 Nov 2016

Bienvenidos a Mexico!

We are a group of about fifty Luxotticans from around the world who met this week in Mexico for a OneSight clinic. In partnership with...

Yan’an, China – November 2016

16 Nov 2016

BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD - GANDHI

I grew up in a very impoverished household. It was a hardship to get access to food and other essentials. I had never owned a new pair of shoes until...

14 Nov 2016

A community coming together.

First we dispensed to patients in an outlying city. Our clinic team was met by two rows of children in formal military uniform who had the OneSight...

13 Nov 2016

Going once...going twice...SOLD!

When our diverse group of 43 team members from Australia, Canada, China, England, Italy, Japan, and the United States of America traveled here to 延安...

11 Nov 2016

Reflections & Refractions

Michelle Lindley shared her experience in the PD station. This is where we measure the distance between the children's pupils. It requires us to look...

10 Nov 2016

Looking through another's eyes...

The highlights of today were when team members went out to dispense glasses at two local schools that had already been through our clinic earlier in...

09 Nov 2016

"The future depends on what you do today" - Gandhi

Today's highlight comes from our Doctor team. Dr. Catherine Jan saw an eleven year old girl  who couldn't see out of her left eye. The girl has...

08 Nov 2016

Until the world can see...

Today was the first day of dispensing glasses to the children and there is nothing more special than that moment of recognition. The moment when a...

07 Nov 2016

Welcome to our China OneSight experience!

43 volunteers from all over the world, including Australia, Canada, China, England, Italy, Japan, and the United States of America have traveled as...

Cusco, Peru – November 2016

15 Nov 2016

WEEK ONE IS DONE

Our first week was a success! We ended the week slightly ahead of our target by seeing over 2,600 patients in four and a half days! 2,243 patients...

15 Nov 2016

Unstoppable Smile

On clinic Day 6 I met a “priority patient” named Carmencita, an adorably small 7 year old girl that left a big impact on me and many others. At the...

11 Nov 2016

Meet 8 Year Old Mijael

Mijael is a small and soft spoken 8 year old boy that came to the clinic on our third day. He lives with his mother, aunt, and his brown dog. He...

11 Nov 2016

Hola Peru!

Hola amigos! Our first days have been unforgettable in Peru! Forty-seven Luxotticans from 9 countries have traveled, some as long as 48 hours, to...

Kansas City, USA – November 2016

11 Nov 2016

ONESIGHT FAMILY

As the last group of children and students came through the door excited to see us, everyone worked really well as a team ensuring the flow never...

09 Nov 2016

DISPENSING DREAM TEAM

It was time to start dispensing! We took it in turns to visit each school so everyone got the chance to deliver glasses to the children. The first...

07 Nov 2016

READY STEADY GO

Seventeen Luxottica employees have travelled from all over the US West Cost to East Coast, Canada, Italy, France and UK to help over 400 children in...

Salgueiro, Brazil – October 2016

28 Oct 2016

Obrigado!

Without your partnership, without your volunteers, without your doctors we could not have done it.  Without your passion, your enthusiasm, your...

28 Oct 2016

Dispensing

You get to witness someone seeing clearly, sometimes for the first time in their lives. Luis Fernando has -7.0 in his right eye and -8.25 in his left...

25 Oct 2016

‘From another’s eyes…’

Today’s post is from Misty:The clinic has been amazing, the days are long & today, just as I'm really starting to miss my kids & husband , I...

19 Oct 2016

Meet Andressa.

That is where her differences end. By communicating through my translator, Dinho (an English teacher for 15 years) and Andressa’s mother, I quickly...

17 Oct 2016

We begin.

Thousands of people who attend to business, family or vacations. Thousands of people with the means to travel the world. And then we take five...

16 Oct 2016

This is us!

Thirty-seven people traveled from their homes to help the young people of Salguerio see. We traveled from Hungary, Poland, Italy, the United States...

Detroit, USA – October 2016

25 Oct 2016

I NEVER SAY GOODBYE…

I’m back home to Milan. This is where I’ll be writing my last blog from. Last 2 days of clinic where so full of events I wanted to be part of,...

20 Oct 2016

If they are not on your face, they better be in their case.

Today I'll tell you about our Detroit OneSight Lab. This is the place where the magic happens. Thanks to passioned professionals such as Matt, Ron,...

18 Oct 2016

TU TU TUESDAY

We are giving vision care to children whose families cannot afford to pay for an eye exam nor buy prescription lenses and frames. Some children have...

18 Oct 2016

Life isn't a matter of milestones...

At 8.30 am everything was set up to welcome kids and we all could not wait to see the first bus coming. As the firsts kids came through, the initial...

17 Oct 2016

Life is an adventure.

For a lot of us it is our first experience with OneSight, as well as other people who have participated in several missions. We are all part of the...

Salt Lake City, USA – October 2016

13 Oct 2016

Loving the Lab

The success of OneSight clinics is that we can give a comprehensive eye exam and then on top of that give exact prescription glasses to everyone we...

12 Oct 2016

Dispensing Stories

Dispensing glasses is one of the most rewarding parts of our week, we get to see the results of all of the hard work that everyone has contributed to...

11 Oct 2016

The Beginning

The goal of the team this year is to help over 500 kids in the area get access to vision, though exams and glasses.  We are able to give full...

Kabwe, Zambia – September 2016

23 Sep 2016

Opening up a whole new world

During our clinic, we met Naomi, a beautiful 3-year-old girl that stayed close to Mom during the entire exam process. At first, we thought she was...

13 Sep 2016

Teachers & Students arrive eager to see the doctor

Today is a national holiday in Zambia and the schools are all closed. Normally we would know about holidays and schedule the clinic around them...

12 Sep 2016

With these glasses, I'm ready to take on the world!

Ruth is an eleventh-grade student at Kabwe Secondary School. She has never had an eye exam before and has been struggling to read the blackboard...

Trat, Thailand – September 2016

23 Sep 2016

A Truly "Thai-mazing" Experience

Our ability to help so many was fueled by the energy and passion of each and every volunteer and the incredible bond we forged as a team. And the...

20 Sep 2016

Gift of Sight Foundation of Thailand

In short, Paul describes his work as this: to prepare in such a way that once the clinic starts, he can stand around like there is nothing to do...

19 Sep 2016

A Reflection by Megha

This guest post is written by OneSight volunteer, Megha Vij. As I reflect back on my two weeks clinic in Thailand, I think about the number of...

16 Sep 2016

The Next Picasso

We all smiled when the little girl with braids in her hair walked in to the clinic today. As she made her way through the stations, she captured...

14 Sep 2016

The First Three Days

As a first time volunteer, I'm floored by how quickly the team has fallen into a groove moving patients through all the stations of the clinic....

12 Sep 2016

Can't Stop the Feeling!

Here. We. Go. We are a group of about fifty Luxotticans from around the world in Thailand for a OneSight clinic. We're from Australia, Canada, China...

Atlanta, USA - December 2014

21 Sep 2016

Helping that goes beyond vision

I asked our team, “Why do you go on OneSight clinics?”Here is what team member, Kevin Baker shared; “I got hooked on Onesight several years ago...

18 Dec 2014

Meet Dawn Yager -OneSight Clinic Manager

Dawn is a OneSight Clinic Manager for North America.  Her full time job is to organize and run successful clinics.  She has been with...

06 Nov 2014

"You Look Awesome"

As a mom of an eleven-year-old who wears glasses I know that he also wants to feel good about the way he looks in his glasses. That being told, “You...

03 Nov 2014

There's nothing like your first OneSight Clinic!

I’d like to introduce you to Matt, from Portland Maine, #333 in region 52. Matt has worked for LensCrafters for two years as a Lab Technician, Sales...

30 Oct 2014

How a OneSight Clinic makes us better associates!

Today I got to know Nicole Webb, who is the Regional General Manager for 38 in the South East Zone.  She has a long history in retail and...

29 Oct 2014

Eradicating the vision care crisis in Atlanta

Today was a great day at the clinic! We saw so many kids with high needs today and it became apparent how many lives will be changed on this Clinic....

28 Oct 2014

Day 1 - Serena & Dylan

Throughout this week I will be capturing stories from several of our associates to share with you. Today I want to introduce you to Serena from store...

27 Oct 2014

Ready to go!

My name is Samantha Sakemiller, I am the LensCrafters Brand Ambassador to OneSight and I will be sharing stories from our LensCrafters OneSight...

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania – September 2016

20 Sep 2016

The last, but not the last

It was a bitter sweet day at clinic. We started like the other days. Breakfast, a short bus ride, team members chatting about the day before or...

16 Sep 2016

Meet some of the team - Part 2

1. Name: Celia Rivera2. Hometown: San Antonio Texas, USA3. Role in Luxottica: Sunglass Hut Sales Manager4. What is #1 on your bucket list?: To see...

16 Sep 2016

Meet some of the team - Part 1

1. Name: Hayley Reed2. Hometown: London, England3. Role in Luxottica: Wholesale Key Account Manager4. What is #1 on your bucket list?: To travel...

16 Sep 2016

A young boy sees himself clearly for the first time

It was our second last day at the clinic, and over lunch I was chatting with Dr Megan about her experience.  She mentioned this young boy who...

14 Sep 2016

Precious and rare. The day the orphans came.

We had the privilege of serving the local orphanage, run by a wonderful organization called help2kids.org. Some of the children are orphans as a...

13 Sep 2016

The love of a father can make the seemingly impossible, possible

On a day where we saw hundreds and hundreds of kids, this story is about one special boy and his father. Dr Anu Yennamandra met 6 year old Nasir....

12 Sep 2016

One Team. One Mission. Onesight Tanzania.

We are finally here! Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Many have traveled over 20 hours, catching 4 planes through various timezones. 8 countries represented...

12 Sep 2016

A Day of First's

The excitement and anticipation for our first day was electric. After over a year of planning and collaboration with the Tanzanian government, the...

Huatulco, Mexico – July 2016

23 Jul 2016

THANK YOU

Day #7 July 23rd, 2016, Campeche, Mexico After having been all overwhelmed by "gracias", "que dios te bendiga", "vosotros sois angeles" - thank...

22 Jul 2016

YOUNG HIGH PRESCRIPTIONS 3

Day #6 July 22nd, 2016, Campeche, Mexico Mercedes Isabel, 17 years old girl from Ciudad del Carmen, 3 hours away Campeche, which makes it 6 hours...

21 Jul 2016

¡Qué linda pareja!

Day #5 July 21st, 2016, Campeche, Mexico Here we go with a snapshot of a super sweet couple of abuelitos (grandparents) that showed up today at...

21 Jul 2016

Get the blogger!

Day #5 July 21st, 2016, Campeche, Mexico "You gotta see this, mother, two daughters, only one of them can see something". That's what Gabriel...

21 Jul 2016

Yo soy Tomás, Diego, Cecilia,

Day #5 July 21st, 2016, Campeche, Mexico Most of the previous posts so far were focused on the stories that struck us as they were very different...

20 Jul 2016

MEET OUR LOCAL VOLUNTEERS 2

Day #4 July 20th, 2016, Campeche, Mexico Giorgina is a beautiful, sunny lady in her 50's, born and raised in LA, but with deep roots here is...

20 Jul 2016

MEET OUR LOCAL VOLUNTEERS

Day #4 July 20th, 2016, Campeche, Mexico Whatever happens on a daily basis at our clinic in Campeche would never be possible without the support...

20 Jul 2016

MY HIJO NO PUEDE VER NADA

Day #4 July 20th, 2016, Campeche, Mexico Luis Ángel, is a tall, good looking 19 year old kid from a village near Campeche, in his last year of...

19 Jul 2016

YOUNG HIGH PRESCRIPTIONS 2

Day #3 July 19th, 2016, Campeche, Mexico When Cindy called me to reach out to the frame selection room I knew it was going to be worth the trip....

19 Jul 2016

YOUNG HIGH PRESCRIPTIONS

Day #3 July 19th, 2016, Campeche, Mexico When I rushed into the Doctors' room to meet Maria Guadalupe after having seen her prescription by Dr....

19 Jul 2016

106 YEARS OLD?

Day #3 July 19th, 2016, Campeche, Mexico When Carmelo reached the registration desk today with a group coming from a place about 1 hour away from...

18 Jul 2016

Don't ever wear Glasses

Day #2 July 18th, 2016, Campeche, Mexico Lilia is a cute and sweet 84 years old abuelita (grandma) from Dzibalche, a community 2 hours away from...

18 Jul 2016

Luis Norberto

Day #2 July 18th, 2016, Campeche, Mexico Luis Norberto is 46 years old, he works for the local government, and before today he had the chance to...

18 Jul 2016

How to #helptheworldsee

Day #1 July 17th, 2016, Campeche, Mexico Ready, steady, go! Here we are, 52 passionate Luxotticans coming from different angles of the globe, here...

18 Jul 2016

Buenos días, soy Dominga

Day #2 July 18th, 2016, Campeche, Mexico When Dominga showed up in the doctors room in the afternoon it was immediately clear that she was very...

Fishkill II, USA – July 2016

22 Jul 2016

Last day of clinic!

22 team members from around Luxottica! Dawn, Tee, Eric, Matt, Kyle, Elisha, Jorge, Sara, Beth, Umangi, Grace, Tony, Paige, Elsa, Jaleesa, Christina...

21 Jul 2016

Camp Hidden Valley

The port Washington workers were a very big help this week, as they helped kids get station to station and worked some of the stations themselves...

20 Jul 2016

DAY 3 Camp Hayden Marks

The moon was so beautiful and it was so bright. It reminded me of an eye and the many eyes I have seen on the past clinics I have been on. The eyes...

19 Jul 2016

Clinic day 2 at camp ABC

The team was a little sluggish at first from the great meal we had the night before. That sluggish feeling left us quickly as we got a morning pep...

18 Jul 2016

Hot and humid and ready to help kids see the world!

Camp Tommy is an all boys camp where ages ranged from 12-15. The kids came from harlem, the bronx, queens, staten island, and brooklyn. We had a...

Fishkill, USA – July 2016

07 Jul 2016

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts

Matthias came to us squinting, he could barely read the large red exit sign. He was curious about our process and who we are. He pointed at one of...

05 Jul 2016

As A Team We Come Together

Matthew is 9 years old and came to us full of smiles. When he arrived on the vision van to visit Doctor Teresa, she asked him to read the Snellen Eye...

04 Jul 2016

Celebrating the 4th of July Fishkill style!

We converted the camp first aid station into our pre-screening station and had all hands on deck. The campers were quite curious into our process...

Baoji, China – May 2016

26 May 2016

So long but never farewell!

Wow! The past two weeks have been an absolute blur of people, emotions and life changing memories. Yesterday we finished seeing patients and so today...

25 May 2016

It's all for the babies!

We are esentially changing the mindset of the Chinese people that glasses are actually good for your eyes not bad. For most of this clinic we have...

24 May 2016

The doctors are in the house

We are rounding the corner of our clinic and it is time to do some serious celebrating. We have seen some amazing kids and some very large...

23 May 2016

Lost in translation

After today we have seen a total of 3,233 students since we started clinic a week ago. We only have two more full days of clinic until we pack up and...

20 May 2016

Our Amazing Partner

I mentioned our clinic partner in an earlier blog, but today I really wanted to discuss further what REAP is actually doing for the people of China....

20 May 2016

Why we are here.

If you first walk into one of our OneSight clinics you might be a tad overwhelmed. There are kids everywhere and so many stations to go through it...

18 May 2016

One amazing nation

We are really starting to learn a lot about not only the people of China but also their culture. Our amazing volunteers REAP(Rural Education Action...

17 May 2016

Official start of clinic!

Today is the first official day of clinic. Everyone was very excited to start seeing the children but first we needed to do a bit more setup and...

17 May 2016

Starting to change lives

This clinic has done nothing but consistently blow me away. Not only has the team already become a well oiled machine but the children we are seeing...

15 May 2016

Welcome to China!

Hello from China! This is Jessica reporting on our arrival day! After a long three days of delayed flights and bumpy traveling all of our team...

Campinas, Brazil – May 2016

25 May 2016

BACK HOME

A few days have gone by since the closing day of the clinic. Though the team members have returned to their work and families, the impact of their...

19 May 2016

WITH GLITTERING EYES

This is my first OneSight clinic ever. I’m learning so much from my fellow teammates - their unique backgrounds and experiences fuel our work day by...

18 May 2016

NEVER GIVE UP, KIDS!

Today started with a thrill. As soon as we entered the clinic site, we had issues with one of the lens tracers (we have two of them in our Lab),...

17 May 2016

CONNECTING PEOPLE’S EYES WITH OUR SOULS

Here we are! We are 39 passionate Luxottica people, coming from 7 different countries, sharing one thing in common. I’m not talking about our t-...

Omaha, USA – May 2016

16 May 2016

KUDOS TO ONESIGHT TEAM OMAHA!

Mission Completed: 624 total visits, of which 481 now have a clearer future thanks to proper eye care and eye wear. KUDOS to the amazing team for all...

13 May 2016

On “Sight” Tech News

Verizon, OneSight, SUNY and Smart Vision Labs are working together and testing a new mobile technology for school vision screening, called SV1 Auto-...

12 May 2016

Omaha Sight Stories

We've collected great stories on how impactful this charitable effort has been, not only for the kids but also for us.  Read about some of the...

11 May 2016

Interview: Meet OneSight Clinic Program Manager, Melissa Standridge

As a newbie to a OneSight mission, I was curious to learn straight from the source... so here’s what we got! HOW LONG HAVE YOU WORKED WITH...

09 May 2016

Sunday Fun-Day!

Sunday was all about prepping for the week and spending quality time with the team members. After breakfast, we headed out to The University of...

07 May 2016

Greetings from the Midwest!

Welcome to the 2016 Omaha, Nebraska Clinic Mission page! For the next week, a group of 21 team members, from across the globe come together to share...

Mahnomen, USA – April 2016

30 Apr 2016

Magic Moments

Here a just a few moments captured by our clinic members this past week... far too many to publish them all but a great snaphot of life at the clinic...

29 Apr 2016

Native Pride

White Earth Reservation is located in Becker, Clearwater, and Mahnomen counties in north-central Minnesota. Created in 1867 by a treaty between the...

25 Apr 2016

Onesight rolls into Mahnomen

So our team of Doctors, core team members and volunteers arrive in Waubun on the White Earth Reservation to join the leadrership team that have been...

Baoji, China – March 2016

26 Mar 2016

The power of team China

One the last day on clinic with about 325 students to see, there was a power outage in Mei County. With no power, much of the clinic had to be run...

24 Mar 2016

A life changing partnership between OneSight and REAP

OneSight and REAP have an amazing partnership in China. REAP, or Rural Education Action Project, is run out of Stanford University and has been in...

22 Mar 2016

A well-oiled overachieving team and the motivation behind the hard work

Team China has a perfect mix of teammates- from doctors to opticians to Chinese speakers to new learners. Our initial goal was to see 3,500 Chinese...

21 Mar 2016

Instilling confidence in a future leader by giving the gift of sight

Dr. Catherine, a Chinese Kiwi Luxottican (her words!), examined a patient named Kang Di. He is a class captain with excellent grades, but admitted to...

17 Mar 2016

Can I get a consult please?

Meiqi Zhou, a student at Mei Country High School came to clinic Wednesday. At registration, she was asked if she wore Contact Lenses. It was...

16 Mar 2016

Preventing blindness with two quick thinking doctors

Preventing blindness with Dr Shondra and Dr Elaine Clinic #Day3  Shondra Moore is a doctor with LensCrafters in Louisiana. Shondra applied for...

15 Mar 2016

Changing a Culture through Vision Care

#Day2 March 14, 2016- The City of Baoji in Mei Country, western Shaanxi province is nestled between 3 hills and has a valley opening to the east....

15 Mar 2016

Changing a Culture through Vision Care

Changing a Culture through Vision Care #Day1 March 14, 2016 - The City of Baoji in Mei Country, western Shaanxi province is nestled  between 3...

Cincinnati, USA – March 2016

18 Mar 2016

Manufacturing Clinic. Day 5. March 18th, 2016

Last day of Clinic, with mixed emotions. Excited we are almost done with the jobs to be taken to their different destinations, but sad to know it...

17 Mar 2016

Manufacturing Clinic. Day 4. March 17th, 2016

Day 4 was really special. It felt like time has gone so quickly. Unbelievable that we are almost finished. Today we went to the CSC to finish the...

16 Mar 2016

Manufacturing Clinic. Day 3. March 16th, 2016

Day 3 of the clinic and 5 of the whole trip was divided into two teams. One to go to the CSC and the other to go to the ROC to complete our...

15 Mar 2016

Manufacturing Clinic. Day 2. March 15th, 2016

The second day of our clinic was held in the ROC. Here the activities would require even more concentration, the glasses needed more detail and we...

14 Mar 2016

Manufacturing Clinic. Day 1. March 14th, 2016

The first day of our clinic started on March 14th in the CSC. Beutiful lab to start working on glasses. Our mission: Special  orders for...

13 Mar 2016

Welcome to Cincinnati

The trip to our Cincinnati Manufacturing Clinic started the previous weekend to our project. We flew from different cities and countries, to have a...

Ft. Belknap, USA – March 2016

18 Mar 2016

What an incredible experience!

The Fort Belknap, Montana OneSight clinic has been an amazing experience. As we close out the clinic, we've had some amazing last few days that will...

17 Mar 2016

Short stories from the clinic

This week, our clinic team has met some incredible people, and they each have great stories. It would be impossible to share them all with you, so...

16 Mar 2016

A day at the clinic with Rachel

Wednesday morning started with a roar at the Redwhip Gymnasium on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, where our clinic is being held. Every station...

15 Mar 2016

Eye exam today, glasses tomorrow

Let me start today with a story: Nisha and Bill are a great team, working the PD station,and bringing smiles to many faces - except one. No matter...

14 Mar 2016

Montana for Life

"I never thought there would be this many people here to help us." Those are the exact words one of today's patients said to clinic member Ida. What...

14 Mar 2016

Getting to know the people we are here to help

From far and near, over forty eager and passionate Luxottica associates traveled to Great Falls, Montana - we made new friends along the way, then...

Huatulco, Mexico – February 2016

04 Mar 2016

"Colors of Life"

Today was the last day of our #OneSight Clinic.  At five days we checked approximately over than 3,800 patients in our Clinic. We have done it...

03 Mar 2016

A lovely story by team member @adriana

"In my bunny ears & all today....I met a very special, strong & beautiful 80 yr old woman in a wheelchair today with her daughter. She had...

02 Mar 2016

#day3 "We are exactly where we are!"

1,077 patients seen! We spoke to people who traveled 4 1/2 hours just to wait in line in the hot and humid sun for another 3 hours...in anticipation...

02 Mar 2016

In our clinic everybody smiles :-)

This story is dedicated to our unstoppable team members.  Lucidalia is 25 years old girl from Santa Maria,Huatulco. She has never wear glasses...

01 Mar 2016

"Junior patient"

#Day2 Story 2 Jr. Garcia from Santa Maria, Huatulco is 4 years old. He had a cataract surgery nearly 5 months ago. Her mother took him to our...

29 Feb 2016

"Butterfly Effect"

#Day1 - 29th February 2016  Huatulco is located in the state of Oaxaca where the foothills of the Sierra Madre del Sur mountains meet the...

29 Feb 2016

"Blogger where are you!"

"Blogger where are you!" called our volunteer Dr. Hancock. It was his 6th global OneSight clinic. Mrs. Mendosa is 72 years old a "Madame" from...

29 Feb 2016

Step by step to #helptheworldsee

19 years old girl Palacios from Santa Maria, Huatulco.  Never used optical frame because it was her first time eye examination. She speaks...

Dallas, USA – February 2016

03 Mar 2016

Another shade of OneSight

I knew that OneSight would have given to me not only the opportunity to help people in need, but also to live new experiences.Today it happens indeed...

02 Mar 2016

Ola!

"Francesco today you will be the controller" This is what Heather says to me as we arrive in the new school. Today, I will take the kids through...

01 Mar 2016

Super (OneSight) Tuesday

It's been wonderful to wake up in Texas today! It looks like we are in the middle of spring, at 7AM the sun is already high and we are going to give...

29 Feb 2016

Our first day at school

Out first day of school.. with OneSight ;) Today, as we were leaving the hotel at 7AM, you could see some nervousness in the eyes of the newbies at...

28 Feb 2016

Here we are!

So here we are! 16 Luxottica employees have come to Dallas to help (hopefully) about 600 children. How are we going to help them? The OneSight way...

Baton Rouge, USA – February 2016

25 Feb 2016

OneSight Brings Solutions to Where the People Are

My adopted home of Cincinnati does a really good job with citizen engagement, but the city government was looking for ways to improve further. ...

24 Feb 2016

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where bridges aren’t just for cars and trucks

A first impression of Baton Rouge is the bridges: they’re inescapable.  They’re everywhere.  Big ones traversing high over the Mississippi...

16 Feb 2016

Hello Baton Rouge!

Well, we’re all here and digging in our heels on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi River!  Members of the team from all over the US and the...

Houston, USA – February 2016

20 Feb 2016

Vision and Hope

Our goal during this amazing experience is to touch as many lives as possible by giving the kids a simple pair of glasses, it's just a frame with...

17 Feb 2016

The gift of vision

The ability to see it's the most natural thing, you're wake-up in the morning (I my case you're put your glasses on) and start your day. You can...

Bakersfield, USA – January 2016

29 Jan 2016

The Perfect Pairs

During the hustle and bustle of clinic, our goal is to touch as many lives as possible by giving patients the gift of sight. Sometimes the reality of...

27 Jan 2016

Clear Vision on the Horizon

The unemployment rate in Bakersfield is 7.9 percent, compared to a nation average of 6.3 percent, so it's no surprise that when a kid like Justin's...

26 Jan 2016

Setting The Goal High

Nestled in between the Kern River and the golden foothills of the county of Kern in Bakersfield, CA, is home to 24 regulation-sized soccer fields...

Tampa, Florida – December 2015

11 Dec 2015

Tampa Clinic - Day 1

Greetings from Tampa! What a great first day! What a great first day. Since 1988, OneSight has helped more that 8.7 million people in 40 countries....

10 Dec 2015

Tampa Clinic Day 4 - OneDay and Combined Insurance

Happy OneDay!!!  On OneDay, Luxottica employees worldwide join together to participate in OneSight activities, including raising awareness and...

10 Dec 2015

Welcome to Tampa

09 Dec 2015

Day 3 - EyeMed Day!!!!

Day 3 of the clinic and there are so many people to thank!!! Our volunteers and core team members rock!! Yesterday we were excited to welcome our...

08 Dec 2015

Tampa Clinc - Day 2

Day 2 and we are excited and ready to go!!!  Did you know that 733 million people around the world suffer from vision loss? The great news is...

Guangzhou, China – November 2015

09 Nov 2015

A Great Weekend

Our hosts, Tristar, arranged for the team tour Guangzhou. We visited the center of Guangzhou for shopping and lunch.  We also went to the Sun...

05 Nov 2015

Day 4

We helped 719 children today. That makes our total so far 2400 students. We are well on our way to exceeding our goal of 3400. We could not have done...

04 Nov 2015

An Exciting and Busy Day Three

This morning we met Zhou Yu. He is about 12 years old. He came in to clinic with a right lens that had 2 cracks down the center of it. Also, the...

03 Nov 2015

Clinic Day Two

They enjoyed trying out their English on us. To them, we were celebrities and they all wanted our autographs. It looked like they wanted to "collect...

02 Nov 2015

Clinic Day One

Today was the Team's first Clinic day. After breakfast our buses took the Team to our clinic site located on the grounds of a school in Dongguan. The...

29 Oct 2015

Welcome to Our Blog

OneSight is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to quality eye care and eyewear in under served communities around...

San Diego, USA – November 2015

09 Nov 2015

Dia Cuatro

Today was the last day of the clinic (sad face). We saw 355 kids totaling an 81% need. For the week, we saw 1308 kids and 1073 of them received...

05 Nov 2015

Our Doctors

(pictured left to right) Dr. Nishi Mehdiratta is from Houston, Texas. Dr. Mehdiratta is very excited to be a part of the team, giving back to the...

04 Nov 2015

Dia Dos

Day two started with students from Sweetwater High School, many of who were in desperate need of new glasses. The team was joined by LensCrafters...

04 Nov 2015

Dia Tres

Today our sponsors from Eyemed and their affiliates joined us for a busy day! We saw 314 children and were able to dispense to 3 schools before they...

02 Nov 2015

Dia uno

OneSight San Diego has officially kicked off! Children were already lined up at the door when the team arrived at Camacho Recreation Center. The goal...

Oaxaca, Mexico – November 2015

09 Nov 2015

Onesight Mexico - Nov. 2015

He Has a big family, 7 sons, but 4 of them are in USA and he doesn't see them since 12 years, the farm couldn't sustain too many people. It Is poor...

Kansas City, USA – November 2015

06 Nov 2015

Kansas City 2015 Day 5

Dr Courtney said it best: This week has just been amazing. We laughed, we cried, we shared very personal experiences with people that we met just 7...

05 Nov 2015

Kansa City Day 4

All Those exams where done by Dr Courtney the only Dr at clinic that Day ! Awesome Job Doc ! In the first group of children that day a 12 yr old...

04 Nov 2015

Kansas City 2015 Day 3

Ok so because everyone is asking what am I doing? this is how my day starts Up between 5:45 - 6am breakfast, lots, oatmeal, yogurt eggs bacon in...

03 Nov 2015

Kansa City 2015 Day 2

There was no clinic today due to the Kansas City Schools closing for the Royals Parade celebrating their Win of the World Series !That did not keep...

02 Nov 2015

Kansas City Day One

Our first Day of clinic was at the Police Athletic League. We saw 71 Children, 62 of them needed Glasses.We were able to produce 42 on site for the...

Richmond, USA – October 2015

14 Oct 2015

World Sight Day

Thursday October 8th was World Sight Day.  At the Richmond clinic we participated in two different ways.  First we shared pictures across...

14 Oct 2015

Our stories

Each of us who worked at the Richmond clinic came away with at least one story that really touched out hearts.  From the kids we helped to the...

07 Oct 2015

Glasses production

At the Richmond clinic the lab team is making almost all the glasses on sight for the kids that are in need.  We have a finish lab inside the...

05 Oct 2015

Day One 206 Kids

Kids start in registration and receive a name tag and a form that is used to record all the results. The first station is visual acuity where the...

04 Oct 2015

The Beginning of a Journey

My name is Clara Gabelmann and I have been with Luxottica for 6 years as a store manager at Sears Optical.  I am currently at the Sears Optical...

Cuzco, Peru – October 2015

09 Oct 2015

First Week Down!

Everyday our partner GMO, issues a certain amount of tickets each day to the local residents to receive vision care. Once we arrived to the clinic...

08 Oct 2015

Happy World Sight Day!

On World Sight Day, IAPB raises public awareness of blindness and vision impairment as a major international issue. On this day we are asking people...

07 Oct 2015

What a Day!

Today was extremely successful. We had a goal of seeing 500 patients for our second clinic day and we surpassed that number by ending the day with...

06 Oct 2015

Let the Clinic Begin!

Hola!This year the clinic is being hosted at the Ministry of Health in Cuzco, which is a local community health center. OneSight has partnered with...

05 Oct 2015

Bienvenidos!

First, a little about me, I have been with Luxottica for almost 8 years, I am a supervisor for Sears Optical, and this is my third OneSight clinic. I...

Chiang Rai, Thailand – September 2015

02 Oct 2015

That's a wrap!

As our 7th, and final, day of clinic began, we all wondered if we would hit our clinic's initial goal of seeing 4500 patients. We had busloads of...

23 Sep 2015

It's all about the glasses!

As our 6th day of clinic was up and running, it became clear that we've all mastered our stations, as each day of clinic has seen more patients pass...

22 Sep 2015

It's not ALL work!

After a long first week of work at the clinic, the team members got the chance to do some sightseeing over the weekend. We loaded into 6 vans and...

21 Sep 2015

Translate and see!

Besides our partners with Gift of Sight Thailand, one of the most important aspects of our clinic are our translators. Local students from Mah Fah...

18 Sep 2015

Power Surge

At the end of Day 2, the president of the university invited us to his residence, located on campus, for a dinner to thank us for coming to Thailand...

18 Sep 2015

Smooth sailing!

When we finished up our first day of clinic, we were treated to dinner by GOS Thailand, that included authentic Thai food and Thai dancers performing...

16 Sep 2015

The Clinic Begins!

We arrived at clinic at 7:30am to make final preparations for the hundreds of patients we would see on Day 1. The day began with a welcoming ceremony...

14 Sep 2015

Safe Arrival In Thailand

We're finally all together, many of us traveling on as many as 5 different flights over a 40 hour period. We're a diverse group, with team members...

04 Sep 2015

Thailand 2015

My name is Rob Silverberg, and I'll be posting blogs throughout the clinic, and sharing pictures and stories of the amazing work we'll all be doing....

Minneapolis, USA – September 2015

23 Sep 2015

We Are What We Are, and We Are Extremely Blessed

We are Through three days of clinic we have seen 987 students, with original projections coming in around 1,100. ‪Tomorrow‬ we are expecting to see...

23 Sep 2015

Changing Lives, One Set of Eyes At A Time

We hit the ground running and this team was not going to let anything slow us down. Today was an amazing day for us at clinic, as we saw 401 patients...

23 Sep 2015

Go Big Before Going Home with a "Pow Wow"

We were anticipating seeing upwards of 400 students with a few adults included. With todays numbers we will be looking to reach 1,400 on this clinic...

15 Sep 2015

Obstacles Are Overcome Through Perseverance and Teamwork

As the end of day one has come to a close we reflect on our accomplishments and celebrate a successful day seeing 170 adult patients and one child...

12 Sep 2015

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others. — Mahatma Gandhi

The past two years I have been with Oakley and I am currently the store manager at Kenwood Mall in Cincinnati, OH. I have since been the clinic...

Fishkill, USA – August 2015

15 Aug 2015

Until the World Can See.

Friday was our last day at the Fresh Air Fund and the last time we would ever be together as a team. We looked forward to a fire overlooking the camp...

13 Aug 2015

I said a boom chicka boom!

The great thing for the kids about coming to camp is the knowledge they receive. The camps offer a variety of clubs that the kids can chose from...

12 Aug 2015

Coming full circle. Or is it sphere?

Day 3, though all shine and no rain, started out a little rocky with some of our equipment quitting on us. Now, as a strong, unified team, we were...

11 Aug 2015

I can see clearly now the rain is gone.

Today we saw 100 more kids at camp ABC than we saw yesterday. It was definitely a busy day on the van, aka EyeLeen, which houses our exam rooms,...

10 Aug 2015

Day one.

Jayleen loves to draw. She noticed the OneSight logo on the back of my iPad and immediately grabbed a piece of sidewalk chalk and went to work, as...

09 Aug 2015

Team work makes the dream work

The fourth and last 2015 Fishkill team of the summer, landed in Newburgh, NY on Saturday, most of us on the same connecting flight from Detroit. I...

Cincinnati, USA – August 2015

12 Aug 2015

Slow Start to Blogging, but Speedway into Clinic

Due to poor internet connection, I haven't been able to sincerely blog since the day of our arrival on Saturday. Time to get caught up to speed!To...

Fishkill, USA – July 2015

17 Jul 2015

OneSight Fishkill (Week 2 team) Day 4 and Clinic Conclusion

The children are all awesome and our clinic core team members have really enjoyed working with them and getting to really know each other this week...

15 Jul 2015

OneSight Fishkill (Week 2 team) Day 3

Day 3 at Camp Hayden Marks: So far we have raised 60% of our fundraising goal. We are so thankful to all that have been contributing to our clinic...

15 Jul 2015

OneSight Fishkill (Week 2 team) Day 2

Day 2: 199 children were screened today.  135 children needed new prescription glasses.  With the help of many of our Luxottica and...

13 Jul 2015

OneSight Fishkill (Week 2 team) Day 1

Day 1: 72 Eye exams across two eye doctors.  7 no RX 65 prescription glasses made in total. (8 of the glasses/lenses are shuttle jobs)...

Fishkill, USA – June 2015

03 Jul 2015

Day 5 - Camp Tommy

Today was a special day! For many of us on the team, it was our first clinic and today marked the end of a very unique and remarkable week. We...

02 Jul 2015

Day 4 - Camp Mariah

July 2, 2015 - Camp MariahToday we helped Camp Mariah - where campers commit to three years at the camp to learn lots of different subjects from...

01 Jul 2015

Day 3 - HIdden Marks Camp

Today, we embarked to Camp Hayden Marks where we got to screen over 200 boy campers. Definitely a different day from the girl camp yesterday! Our...

30 Jun 2015

Day 2 - ABC Camp

Tuesday, we pulled out of the hotel at 7.45AM to head over to camp ABC. ABC is an all girls camp that has about 240 girls - it's going to be a long...

29 Jun 2015

Day 1 - Hidden Valley

Today we arrived at Hidden Valley where we met 139 campers! It was a very smooth first day, all of the alumni said so! Some of our highlights...

28 Jun 2015

Team Day - Record breaking team building!

We took the short ride over to the camps and were introduced to the 'norms' of clinic life. We met Tom from the Fresh Air Fund - who had the best...

22 Jun 2015

Welcome to the Fishkill Week 1 Clinic Blog!

Hello Clinic Team and Friends & Family!733 million people around the world suffer from vision loss. 563 million people can have their sight...

Arcoverde, Brazil – June 2015

10 Jun 2015

On site at the schools

On Day 3, one teacher said the students were more excited to see us than they would be to see royalty. On the final day, students came to the clinic...

03 Jun 2015

They have it made in their shades

We are fortunate to be able to provide each student at the Arcoverde clinic with a pair of sunglasses. The sun is strong here, and the sunglasses...

03 Jun 2015

Some very special patients

Every patient we get to fit with new glasses makes the clinic experience rewarding. As many of the team's photos show, we are having a great time...

03 Jun 2015

The power of partnership

To launch a successful vision clinic takes enormous planning, coordination, and support from local partners. OneSight’s partner in Arcoverde,...

02 Jun 2015

Meet our team, and Arcoverde

With no missed flights and only a few lost bags, the team is ready to kick off OneSight’s second clinic in Brazil for 2015. Our 33 team members...

Cincinnati, USA – June 2015

05 Jun 2015

Friday, last day of clinic, Paul anniversary date with LensCrafters

We have a bunch of photos today of people making goofy and wacky faces and/or doing crazy things at clinic. Figured this was our last chance to show...

04 Jun 2015

Day 4 of excellent manufacturing, Cincinnati, visit from Eric Anderson, plus ....

Today we had a full day at the OneSight resource center. No side trips. Cutting more lenses for a clinic in Mexico. We had a quick visit with Eric...

03 Jun 2015

Day 3, manufacturing clinic, visit to the RX operations center

We had an 830am visit to the RX operation center. Also known as R O C. What was previously the optical village. About 11 miles from home office....

03 Jun 2015

What word best describes your clinic experience so far?

Here are the interesting and excellent responses: Kris....friendships Ivonne....family Joe....eye opening Billy.....happily exhausting Emily......

02 Jun 2015

Day 2. Tuesday, more team stories and great fun

Hey to all!  Tuesday: another excellent day for our manufacturing clinic ☺️ I want to share some facts before I tell you all about our day and...

01 Jun 2015

Day one of manufacturing, ribbon cutting, oyler school, meet the team members

Hey!  Peter here and I am the blogger for our clinic and I certainly will be bringing you stories and details from each of our 14 team members.I...

31 May 2015

Team fun day, may 31st

Great Breakfast at our Hilton Garden Inn in Mason.  We then went to Findlay market to see all the food booths and many craft goodies.Great dark...

Bakersfield, USA - March 2015

03 Jun 2015

Last Day Of Clinic

FINAL NUMBERS1,192 kids were given an eye exam in 5 days.The need rate for glasses 93.4%Today many of the team members journeyed out to schools to...

05 Mar 2015

Clinic Day Four

Today I went around the clinic and asked some team members questions about Onesight and what this means to them. Jenny (Utah) This is her first...

04 Mar 2015

Clinic Day Three

Quick notes from today Another busy day again and clinic went very smooth today. Jason Singh arrived at clinic today and we were excited to see...

03 Mar 2015

Clinic Day Two

The numbers first!349 eye exams and out of those only 12 children did not need glasses!The clinic team was ready for the second day and on many...

02 Mar 2015

Clinic Day One

Hello/Ciao,The day started with an early wake up call for the team. We all boarded the bus at 7:00am and headed to the clinic site which was located...

01 Mar 2015

Santa Barbara

Hello/Ciao, Today the team traveled 2 1/2 hours to Santa Barbara, CA. During the bus ride we had orientation where everyone got up and introduced...

28 Feb 2015

Travel Day

Hello/CiaoI am Matt and work at the CSC in Mason, OH in the Asset Protection department. I will keep you up to date on this wonderful journey we will...

Campinas, Brazil – May 2015

01 Jun 2015

Thank You Letter

Maria is a little girl, a student who came to the OneSight clinic.  She was so thankful that she wrote a beautiful thank you letter to the...

01 Jun 2015

The Numbers

It is time for the numbers.  Our clinic was a big success.  Over 2,000 patients received eye exams and over 1,000 received prescription...

31 May 2015

Volunteers

There are many people involved in a OneSight Clinic.  There are clinic leaders, the clinic team, local partners, volunteers and patients. ...

31 May 2015

Whitney's Stories

The following stories were shared by Whitney our Clinic Team LDR.Friday, May 22 Morning Dispensing.Matteo & I had a great morning delivering the...

22 May 2015

The Adventure Continues...

Our adventure continues. There are so many stories. I believe it is often hard for team members to put the experiences, feelings and emotions felt...

20 May 2015

First Day of Clinic

The Team eagerly anticipated the arrival of the first students. All areas were set and ready to go. The Instituto Penido Burnier doctors, residents...

19 May 2015

Clinic Grand Opening and Training Day

Our team consists of 35 members. We arrived at Penido Burnier -Campinas where we were warmly welcomed by the staff. The clinic team along with the...

09 May 2015

The Adventure is About to Begin

I have been with Luxottica for almost 10 years as an administrative assistant at the Luxottica Atlanta Service Center, located in McDonough, Georgia...

Chinandega, Nicaragua – May 2015

19 May 2015

Day Two - Success

Hello, this is Kevin Baker writing today's blog. I am the Asset Protection Advisor for this clinic and I wanted to share my perspective. After...

17 May 2015

Panamerican Highway

Welcome to the OneSight Nicaragua 2015 blog.  My name is Jeremiah Munson and I am one of many voices that will be bringing you our story this...

New Orleans, USA – May 2015

08 May 2015

Day 4 - Rush Hour!

Thankfully we also have some additional volunteers not only from CIS (community in school) but also a member of the Jackson Barracks, 9th ward Army...

07 May 2015

Day 3 - Musical stations!

Most of us will be rotating now into new roles so we can learn different areas of the clinic and maximize our exposure to the clinic experience....

06 May 2015

Day 2 - "BEST. DAY. OF. MY. LIFE!!!"

The first group of kids brought in one in particular that captured many of our hearts from the start. Cam is 5 years old and we asked him if he was...

05 May 2015

Day 1 - Ready.. set.. go!

First step to set up our clinic was to unpack our VIP team member EyeLeen. She is our traveling vision van that houses most of the equipment and...

04 May 2015

So much to see in Nola!

Our team had a brief orientation that evening and then got some rest in before our Diversity day on Sunday. Diversity day is an opportunity to take a...

30 Apr 2015

New Orleans - let the adventure begin!

Welcome to the New Orlean's clinic team blog! My name is Ellen and I've been working with Sunglass Hut for 9 years. This will be my second OneSight...

Apartado, Colombia – April 2015

06 May 2015

Day 6 - Last Day

We have reached the final day, this day is just to deliver the glasses prouduced in the Lab. We started the day at 8 am and ended the clinic at 11 am...

05 May 2015

Day 5

Today we received 465 people and it was our last day reviewing patients. Like the previous days the local people are already waiting to get to the...

30 Apr 2015

Day 4

Today we exceeded the goal of the day. We attended to 518 patients! It was the day that more people have received in the clinic between children and...

29 Apr 2015

Day 3

The team is more aligned with the flow of the clinic in order to provide a quality service. We all again make a rotation in the stations so each one...

28 Apr 2015

Day 2

It’s day 2 at the 2015 Colombia clinic. We are having a good time learning new skills at the stations. The team rotated through the different...

27 Apr 2015

Day 1

Everyone is pumped for an exciting first day! Despite the jet lag and fatigue for most of the team, we start with lots of energy and enthusiasm to...

26 Apr 2015

The days before the start of the clinic

733 million people around the world suffer from vision loss. 563 million people can have their sight restored with an eye exam and pair of glasses....

Billings, USA – April 2015

19 Apr 2015

Thanks OneSight - I Can See Clearly Now

I can see clearly now, the rain is gone I can see all obstacles in my way. Gone are the dark clouds that had me blind. It's gonna be a bright,...

16 Apr 2015

Making a Visible Difference in Montana

While many clinic volunteers serve customers in their stores or help people see more clearly in other ways, there is nothing like dispensing new...

15 Apr 2015

Diagnosing More Opportunities To Succeed

One in four students has an undiagnosed vision problem. At the Crow Agency Public School, we are discovering that this statistics is about one in...

15 Apr 2015

Partnership with Walking Shield Brings On the Smiles

Two weeks each year, OneSight and Walking Shield team up to improve the quality of life for American Indian families by providing free eye exams and...

14 Apr 2015

Tatum Is Tickled Pink About Her New Glasses

Tatum is somewhat shy with adults but told me that she had trouble reading letters and numbers in her school books, and that she hoped we had blue...

14 Apr 2015

Creating OneSight Fans One By One

What happens when you talk about OneSight to others? In our case at Torres Mexican Restaurant in Billings, Montana it meant a $100 donation to...

14 Apr 2015

Sights and Sounds at Crow Agency Public School

Autorefractor and tonometer lanes sit underneath basketball hoops. The stage has transformed into eye exam lanes – our own version of “eye exam...

14 Apr 2015

The Lab - Where The Magic Happens

“It’s amazing how quickly you learn to work as a team to make just one pair of glasses,” said clinic volunteer Maggie from Chicago.Volunteer Kelly...

13 Apr 2015

Ronald Stewart Goes Back to School

Sporting suspenders, a Korean veterans hat and a wide, warm smile, Ronald instantly became a VIP in the gymnasium. And, according to Ronald, the gym...

13 Apr 2015

OneSight Volunteers Share A Historic Moment

Joe received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama (2009), the Bronze Star Medal and the Légion d'honneur from France....

13 Apr 2015

Serving The U.S. Veterans Who Served Their Country

Arlie Stops, our first clinic patient on Monday, arrived an hour early so he could be first in line. At 82 years old, the retired Air Force veteran...

12 Apr 2015

The Sky's The Limit When It Comes To How Much We Can Help

That sums up why more than 40 Luxottica employees from around the world are bringing access to vision care to the Crow Indian Reservation in...

09 Apr 2015

Bringing Sight to Billings, Montana

But what if all of this beauty is nothing more than a blur to you? What if you can’t see the wildflowers blooming in the spring or the millions of...

Xi’an, China- March 2015

27 Mar 2015

Heading home

Yesterday was our last day at the school. Half our team stayed at the school to pack up our equipment and load it on the truck in order for it to...

26 Mar 2015

Last Day of patients

It was our final day of seeing patients today. We gave the teachers at our host school eye exams as well so they can lead the children by example....

24 Mar 2015

Getting the word out

We asked if he had glasses and he said yes but he doesn't wear them because he didn't want to appear weak. We explained that he is the perfect...

24 Mar 2015

Our doctors

We have seen some serious eye health issues while here in Xi'An. Here are a few things we've uncovered. Dr. Kristen R saw a 10 year old girl who has...

22 Mar 2015

Exploring Xi'An

We started Saturday at the Terra Cotta Warriors, a world famous relic site. Discovered by a farmer in 1974 these relics depict the armies of Qin Shi...

21 Mar 2015

Last day of week 1

The children are extremely polite and very well behaved at each school. Again, the English teachers are very excited to speak to us and have the...

20 Mar 2015

Let's get these kids some glasses!

(Thumbs up to our bus driver! This was a very steep, very curvy road and it was an enjoyable ride!) We arrived at the first school and when we...

18 Mar 2015

A little cold weather won't stop us from spreading sunshine!

Another successful day in the books. We had 513 amazing children come through in the cold , dreary drizzle today. Dr. Diana had a young girl who...

17 Mar 2015

Changing lives one pair of glasses at a time

We are officially complete as a team! Late last night our Gambian team members arrived after a very long journey. We couldn't be more excited to have...

17 Mar 2015

It's "GO" time!!

We will see our first patients today!Our team headed to the clinic site bright and early.  Everyone was given their assignment for the day and...

15 Mar 2015

We have arrived!

Our group consists of people from all over the world as well as different branches of Luxottica. There's a good mix of clinic alumni and first time...

13 Mar 2015

Here we go!

Let me tell you a little about the city we are staying in while in China. Xian is located in central-northwest China. Called Chang'an (meaning the...

10 Mar 2015

China-The adventure begins.

I will be sharing our story with you. First, let me tell you a little about myself and about OneSight. OneSight is an independent nonprofit...

San Juan, Puerto Rico - March 2015

26 Mar 2015

Day 1 Puerto Rico

First day of clinic we had a little girl who was about 7 years old having trouble seeing the eye chart in visual acuities. She was very shy, and...

24 Mar 2015

Clinic day

The bus was filled with anxious, nervous excitement as today we would be seeing our first children in the clinic. We arrived and we each assigned...

23 Mar 2015

Day 1 Puerto Rico Clinic

We have such an amazing team, consisting of 32 team members, half are new to the clinic experience. We broke out in groups of approximately 5 and...

Salt Lake City, USA – March 2015

23 Mar 2015

First Day of the Salt Lake City, Utah Clinic!

This is why some of us have traveled halfway across the globe! We are going to bring the gift of sight to Salt Lake. While every child we help...

22 Mar 2015

Team OneSight Explores Salt Lake!

The majority off the team members arrived in Utah Saturday afternoon.  We had one more day to aquaint ourselves to the city before the clinic...

21 Mar 2015

The OneSight Regional Clinic Team Arrives in Salt Lake City!

Even after a long day of travel (especially those that joined us from China and Canada), we couldn't wait for our meeting so that we could start to...

Atlanta, USA – March 2015

20 Mar 2015

The "OneSight" Breakfast Club

We had our OneSight auction last night and raised over $700. Each member of our crew brought something to be auctioned off, items from all over the...

19 Mar 2015

The Circle of Life

Here is a quote from a team member from Bakerfield CA. "Hey team Atlanta! You have come through for Bakersfield CA. The people there are some of the...

18 Mar 2015

Getting traction with all of our action!

I can tell that our leader Mike, no matter how many past missions he has led, is still passionate about what he does and that rolls down to each and...

17 Mar 2015

Jersey Boy

It is now day 2 at the Clinic and I am discovering that the volunteers here are making me really appreciate that we have these types of people in our...

16 Mar 2015

Spotlight "Keisuke"

Keisuke is here from Seattle Washington! His fleight came in a little later than the rest of the team, Keisuke had no problem adapting to us very...

14 Mar 2015

Brandon's Story

I am the luckiest single father I know in the world. My daughter is truly special and is my motivator and my little buddy. She actually wants to be...

Puebla, Mexico - March 2015

08 Mar 2015

THE VERY LAST DAY: UNTIL THE WORLD CAN SEE

Here we are, our mission is over and the flow of emotions is endless. “I joined this Mission with the purpose to give something back to people in...

05 Mar 2015

Clinic day 4: life is a show that everyone must see

Maryan, 20 years old, told me that with her new pair of glasses she finally would have been able to study for her exams at the university without...

05 Mar 2015

Feeling good every day more and more

Eugenia, 45 years old and great desease: a - 6 right eye and a - 8.5 left eye, she has never had glasses before but today we have changed her life...

04 Mar 2015

Clinic Day 2: Giving the gift of sight, receiving the gift of smile

Leonardo, 50 years old: he was -7 and he came today at the clinic without knowing that his life would have changed forever. He put on his newly...

03 Mar 2015

Clinic Day 1: WE ROCK!

Finally the first clinic day has come!What an emotion to see so many people in the early morning outside the clinic already waiting for us. Many...

02 Mar 2015

3, 2, 1 ....GO!

Today has been the great set up day! We have finally given a shape to the clinic place: created the track to manage the people flow, opened the...

01 Mar 2015

MANY DIVERSE PEOPLE ONE GLOBAL TEAM

"I'm looking forward to seeing the smile on people faces" (Ed) "Grateful to have the chance to help the city of Puebla see better. Excited to...

22 Feb 2015

Good things come to those who wait!

I’m Ilaria and I work in the Internal Communication team of Luxottica Milan. This will be my first OneSight Cinic and my first time in Mexico as...

Santa Ana, USA - February 2015

02 Mar 2015

We Help the Kids and Sponsors Help Us!

We wanted to specifically thank each and every sponsor that helped make the OneSight Santa Ana Clinic possible.  As most of you know, all...

28 Feb 2015

Day 6: Leaving on a Jet Plane

What a great group of people we had. I am pretty sure we all made friendships that are genuine and kind. I can't say enough, how lucky we are to...

27 Feb 2015

Day 5: Our Final Day with the Students in Santa Ana

It’s always great when we can help more children than we anticipated. In addition it is sad to close shop and come to the realization we will need...

26 Feb 2015

Day 4: Smiles from Sierra Students

Did I say Day 3 was the best?  I may be totally wrong about that…  Today was pretty amazing.  If there was ever a volunteer in the...

25 Feb 2015

Day 3: More Saddleback Students

One of our favorite students was a well-mannered sophomore who informed us he had never worn glasses before, despite the Auto Refractor estimating a...

24 Feb 2015

Day 2: The High Schoolers from Saddleback!

Day 2 ran smooth! We had 80 children (teenagers really) scheduled to be seen today and we saw 81. So far we have been on target with our daily goals...

23 Feb 2015

Day 1: The Kids from Carver Arrive!

Day 1 was a success! We were scheduled to see 80 children today and we saw exactly 80 children. Typically on the first day of clinic, it can be a...

22 Feb 2015

Cultural Day in Beautiful (but apparently not always sunny) California …

Most of us arrived to our hotel destination on Saturday. Orientation was conducted and we got to know each other and our roles. We had a delicious,...

21 Feb 2015

The People with the Passion

Our Clinic Manager is Melissa, from Mobile, AL and works for OneSight. Her love for this organization shows through her glowing smile and...

20 Feb 2015

An Informal Introduction ...

My name is Jessica and I work at Oakley, living here in beautiful and sunny, Southern California. I have accepted the Blogger/Media Captain position...

Atlanta, USA - February 2015

21 Feb 2015

Final and last Day of the Clinic

Winding down the week here in Atlanta is truly bittersweet. Just seven days ago many of us were complete strangers and now we have become family....

21 Feb 2015

Last Dinner together as a newly formed Family

Our last night in Atanta, we headed to Mary Mac's Tea Room for some of the absolute best fried chicken! As usual, we talked laughed and enjoyed...

20 Feb 2015

Onesight Clinic Manager-Mike Bates

Clinic Manager-Mike Bates, not only runs the Onesight Manufacturing Clinics, but he is a huge part of the Onesight Global Outreach. I sat down with...

20 Feb 2015

Fun Day - Team Work/Building/Leadership Skills

Here you will find updates of the last two exciting days in the lab! Wednesday night fun night was at Dave and Busters! Where everyone played and...

20 Feb 2015

Day 3 and 4 A day in the LAB

Mostly everything that is done in the lab is done physically by hand, and each job is important and no step can be left out. With a team of 11 on...

19 Feb 2015

Day 2 and 3 in the Lab and dinners

Day 2 began with breakfast and a tour of the facility by Michelle Crockett, Senior Director of the Manufacturing Facility. They have a little over...

18 Feb 2015

Orientation, Fun Days, Lab

February 14th-17th We have traveled from as far as Crotia, Sweden and as close as Cincinnati, OH to tip the iceberg and become part of the solution...

Houston, USA - February 2015

20 Feb 2015

Fourth Day- lots of dispensing and a lot of glasses to make

We saw 297 kids today! 265 of the kids needed glasses. The lab was non stop today making glasses. Many of the team members had the opportunity to...

19 Feb 2015

Day Three- started dispensing!!

We had a couple of touching stories today. We were able to go to a few of the schools and deliver finished glasses. The students were very happy and...

17 Feb 2015

Day Two!

We saw 223 children today- 197 of which needed glasses. One little boy had glasses but did not know where they were because his Mom had passed away a...

16 Feb 2015

First Day of the Clinic

We were up bright and early this morning to load up the vans for our first day of clinic. It was raining butt the team members were all smiles! We...

15 Feb 2015

Team free day

We had our free team day today in Houston. We loaded up the vans at 10am and headed to Kemah Boardwalk on the Gulf - http://www.kemahboardwalk.com/...

14 Feb 2015

We are here!

We had our first team meeting this evening where we were introduced to our leaders as well as to each other. We got some details as to what to...

12 Feb 2015

2 more days!!

05 Feb 2015

9 days to go!

Only 9 days to go until a great team of individuals comes together as a group to help the kids of Houston with the gift of sight! Stay tuned as we...

Atlanta, USA - January 2015

23 Jan 2015

Crossing the finish line - goal exceeded

Friday was the last day of our clinic and we still had a little work to do to beat our original goal of 8000 lenses produced. But this team is not...

22 Jan 2015

Our silent auction event

At 9.00 pm we gathered in the boardroom at our hotel. Each team member had bough items to go in the silent auction. There was clothing, sunglasses,...

22 Jan 2015

The OneSight frame collection

Last year Luxottica' s Chinese factories started producing the exclusive OneSight frame collection. They are fun colourful fashionable frames that...

22 Jan 2015

Clinic updates for day 3 and 4.

Sorry this is going to be a little number heavy, but that's one of the ways we measure our success. We have a gaol to meet and we have committed to...

20 Jan 2015

Clinic day 2 - time to really get to to work!

Today was the day to get on track, we have some big commitments to reach this week and it was time to start delivering. The leadership team tweaked...

20 Jan 2015

The Atlanta Service Centre

Today before clinic got started we had the honour of touring the Atlanta Service Centre (ASC), Luxottica' biggest distribution centre outside of...

19 Jan 2015

Day 1 - Getting rolling

Day one on any clinic begins with training, we who have never worked in the lab before need to be giving a crash course in how everything operates...

19 Jan 2015

Teambuilding in Atlanta

First stop was the World of Coke where we learnt about Atlanta's most famous gift to the world. A great time e was had by all, except maybe Clinic...

17 Jan 2015

Our goal

We have travelled from Africa, from the Gulf and from every corner of North America and now we have all safely arrived in the Atlanta area it is time...

15 Jan 2015

An introduction - as we get ready to begin

We are the members of the OneSight Atlanta Manufacturing Clinic January 2015 and we are excited to participate in the 1st OneSight clinic of the year...

Jodhpur, India - December 2014

17 Dec 2014

Sightseeing in Jodhpur

The clinic team had the opportunity to visit some incredible sites in the city of Jodhpur. On Saturday, the team visited the legendary Mehrangarh...

16 Dec 2014

A Simple Pair of Glasses

Day two kicked off with no hiccups and the team was in full swing by 8:30 a.m., to see 750 patients. The villagers started making their way through...

16 Dec 2014

Adaptation Is Key

Wayne Tennent, Clinic Manager for OneSight, and Paul Craven, Clinic Coordinator, had to break the news that half the clinic team was stranded at the...

15 Dec 2014

A New Location, Same Mission

The moment was a picture perfect scene for the welcoming ceremony. The clinic arrived in Bagawas, and as the bus came to a stop local villagers...

12 Dec 2014

Save the Best for Last

On the last day, the team arrived at the clinic location early for set up and debrief. “I know today is our last day in Kood, and though it is...

11 Dec 2014

A New Pair of Glasses—After 20 Years

As the clinic was coming to a close, the team was determined to meet the total patient goal of 2,750. Before the clinic started, the team debriefed...

10 Dec 2014

Make a Difference

“I didn’t realize how tired I was until I got on the bus to head back to the hotel,” said Melissa Gesing, a store Associate with Target Optical in...

09 Dec 2014

In Full Swing

The full clinic team was setting up for Day Two, as villagers made their way to the front entrance. To make up for the scaled down day prior, the...

08 Dec 2014

It’s all about the journey, not the destination!

“It is all over a small pin!” said Helen Ryfkogel, a LensCrafters Regional General Manager from Los Angeles. “I was sitting right there, and what was...

Hanoi, Vietnam - December 2014

15 Dec 2014

Team Vietnam Makes it Happen on Day One

While things were looking grim for the Vietnam Clinic team, on Thursday, the leadership team, with the help of our Vietnamese partners, was able to...

15 Dec 2014

The FUN In Fundraising

It’s no secret that OneSight clinics are expensive. From travel to logistics to equipment, the price tag quickly grows. However, it’s all worth it...

10 Dec 2014

Expect The Unexpected

When you are the first at doing something, like we are representing OneSight in Vietnam, the only thing you can expect is that the unexpected is...

07 Dec 2014

Welcome to the Vietnam Clinic Blog!

For the next two weeks, I have the honor and privilege of serving as the chief storyteller of the clinic team! What makes our clinic special is that...

New Orleans, USA - December 2014

05 Dec 2014

OneSight "Outta Sight" Kid of the Day

  733 million people around the world suffer from vision loss. 563 million people can have their sight restored with an eye exam and pair of...

05 Dec 2014

OneSight Final Day

Oh, the food hasn’t been half bad either. All good things must come to an end however. We need 60 kids today to achieve our clinic goal of 300 kids....

04 Dec 2014

OneSight "Outta Sight" Kid of the Day

733 million people around the world suffer from vision loss. 563 million people can have their sight restored with an eye exam and pair of glasses....

04 Dec 2014

OneSight New Orleans Home Stretch

Everyone is tired after a long day with a lot of kids through the clinic yesterday. Spirits are high and we are ready to greet the kids at our new...

03 Dec 2014

New Orleans East is seeing better

We had a long day yesterday as we saw almost 60 kids throughout the day. It might seem small compared to some of the larger regional clinics, but...

03 Dec 2014

OneSight "Outta Sight" Kid of the Day

733 million people around the world suffer from vision loss. 563 million people can have their sight restored with an eye exam and pair of glasses....

02 Dec 2014

OneSight New Orleans Clinic Day 2

Today we have smaller kids coming through the clinic. Everyone is super excited to see their faces light up when they receive their glasses. ...

02 Dec 2014

OneSight "Outta Sight" Kids of the Day

733 million people around the world suffer from vision loss. 563 million people can have their sight restored with an eye exam and pair of glasses....

01 Dec 2014

EyeLeen heads to New Orleans East

All of the public schools in the area were unable to reopen and have been converted over to charter schools. 80 percent of what children learn...

01 Dec 2014

Inaugural OneSight "Outta Sight" Kid of the Day

733 million people around the world suffer from vision loss. 563 million people can have their sight restored with an eye exam and pair of glasses....

30 Nov 2014

New Orleans, Here We Come

Only a few hours in and already there have been early mornings, delays, and even cancelations. Nonetheless we are excited to begin the journey. We...

25 Nov 2014

New Orleans Clinic Team

Our team will be on hand to provide that access. We will be tasked with helping to examine, fit, and deliver new prescription glasses to some...

Lima, Peru - November 2014

14 Nov 2014

In their own words: what it means to be part of a OneSight team

I’ve been blogging about our Peru OneSight team’s experiences for the last two weeks: how we’ve helped children so they can learn better in school;...

13 Nov 2014

Changing the lives of Abuela Zoraida and little Juan

Sixty-two year old,  Zoraida Miranda came to our clinic with her grandson, Juan Sebastian, both seeking help with their vision. She had never...

12 Nov 2014

They may have little else, but these smiling orphans will have clear vision

Despite the shabby clothes they were wearing and having been abandoned by their families, the 10 children who came to our clinic today from the...

12 Nov 2014

Boats & Buses: an eight day journey to the OneSight clinic

Some of our Peru OneSight clinic patients live a few blocks from our clinic, but many travel a long way to see us for eye care and eyeglasses. Most...

11 Nov 2014

It’s not about the task; it’s about the connections we make

In our morning clinic briefing Tuesday, Dr. Tony shared a story with our team about a patient from yesterday. His story silenced the room and...

11 Nov 2014

Local expertise from GMO helps fuel OneSight success in Peru

To make a OneSight clinic a success, it takes many different helping hands on the ground. In Peru, we’re fortunate to have the support of GMO...

11 Nov 2014

Photo gallery: a OneSight team that rocks Peru

Have you heard the saying “a picture is worth a thousand words”? Well here are about a million brilliant words all in pictures to see the beautiful,...

10 Nov 2014

We never see this at home…an unusual optometry lesson in Peru

Eyecare technology has changed significantly over the last 60 years, but sometimes the old, manual instruments can still come in handy. This is...

10 Nov 2014

A special visit from Peru’s Health Minister

Today we had a special visit from the Health Minister of Peru, Luis Alberto Huamani Palomino. Doctor Palomino leads the country’s health organization...

10 Nov 2014

Putting the fun in FUNdraising—the things we do for OneSight

As part of the privilege of being selected for a OneSight team, comes the responsibility of raising money to support our clinics. Our Peru team goal...

07 Nov 2014

Hola boys and girls from Lima Peru's Gran Amauta school!

This week we hosted several nine and ten-year-old children from a local school called Gran Amauta. Besides being adorable and well-behaved, they...

07 Nov 2014

Vision needs don’t discriminate by age

Within about 30 minutes, among the patients I watched flowing through the vision health check station, I noted the stories of three whose ages range...

07 Nov 2014

NOT lost in translation in Peru

Their neon yellow vests stationed throughout our clinic say, “Manos Mormonas Que Ayudan,” which means “Mormon Helping Hands.” They’re extremely...

06 Nov 2014

Meet 4-year-old Diego

Diego has plenty of reasons not to smile, but he had one of the biggest, most beautiful smiles I saw today. Born with a genetic disorder called...

06 Nov 2014

Making the most of her vision at age 102

Tempora is the oldest patient we’ve seen so far in our Lima, Peru OneSight clinic. At 102 years old, she has long beautiful braids peeking out from...

06 Nov 2014

93-year-old sings praises to OneSight in Peru

It’s very touching and something I know we’ll all take home and always remember about our time in Lima. We’ve been called angels in blue, angels...

05 Nov 2014

Vision issues can run in families—the story of Maria and Elena

Today, we had an eight-year old little girl named Maria come in with her mom, sister and brother. Maria and her mother went through their eye check...

05 Nov 2014

Patients touching our hearts: Day 2

In the end, we’re putting our flexibility and imagination to work so our patients can have a great eyecare experience with OneSight. With logistics...

04 Nov 2014

Our first patient of the Peru clinic: Maria Magdalena

Today I met Maria Magdalena, 61 years old, and our first patient for the Lima, Peru 2014 OneSight clinic. I greeted her outside the front door, where...

03 Nov 2014

Ready, set, hello! (Go is tomorrow!)

Today was our first day to have our entire clinic team together and it was quickly apparent that this is a fun, compassionate, smart and friendly...

03 Nov 2014

Top 5 first observations of Lima (a late night bus-rider’s view!)

Hola de Lima! I thought it would be fun to paint a quick picture of our team’s very first view of Lima, Peru, so you can hopefully get a feel for...

31 Oct 2014

Why we love our eyeglasses

In about 48 hours our OneSight team leaves for Peru…immunizations are complete, suitcases are packed and airport meeting arrangements are...

25 Oct 2014

Heading to Peru with OneSight to change lives

Welcome to the Peru team OneSight clinic blog. My name is Holly, and I work for EyeMed Vision Care, the second largest vision benefits company in...

Jakarta, Indonesia - October 2014

13 Oct 2014

Great Conversations, An All Around Incredible Team

After nearly 2 days worth of travel, here they are. They are so important I wanted to make sure you had a chance to read them.  Today...

10 Oct 2014

Day 5 – Our Final Day at Clinic and Typhoon Vongfong

This amazing team has been able to serve nearly 2,400 people in just FIVE days! Remember, this is OneSight’s first mission to Indonesia, and our...

09 Oct 2014

Day 4: Celebrating World Sight Day

Established by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) with support from the World Health Organization, World Sight Day is a...

09 Oct 2014

Day 4: Having Fun, Bonding, Acting Silly

It was a good day all around. Patient Ilfa, age 12, touched many of us. She’s in 5th grade, and want to be a police officer when she grows up. She’s...

09 Oct 2014

Day 4: Sharing Our Experiences

On this special World Sight Day, I’ve asked clinic team members to share some of their experiences: Mia: Today I am doing something new, using the...

08 Oct 2014

What I Loved About Day 3 - Observations from your blogger

Here are just a few of my observations from today. The team is definitely in its groove! On the first day, you’re learning your role (for first...

08 Oct 2014

We're In Our Groove

Today we served 421 patients, and had to refer a few for additional care because of glaucoma. We also had a patient, Mita, age 14, who had congenital...

08 Oct 2014

Day 3: Meet Guest Blogger Evelyn

Her blog today is being translated with the assistance of clinic team member Adrian Rodriguez Valero from Mexico City:  I want to tell you,...

07 Oct 2014

Day 2: So, What Happens at Clinic?

So, what exactly happens at a OneSight clinic? We’ll show you!  Registration is where the patient’s information is captured: name, date of...

07 Oct 2014

Day 2 - There Will Always Be a Need

With 563 million needing eyeglasses to help them see and prosper in school and work, we have our work cut out. There will always be a need and today...

07 Oct 2014

Day 2: We Love What We Do

Here are some interesting stories from today:  We learned some of the local language today (Bahasa Indonesian). For example: Sama sama (You’re...

06 Oct 2014

Day 1: Learning about Flexibility

Because our in country partner Optik Seis has already cut about half the lenses, we are able to dispense glasses fairly quickly. Our very first...

06 Oct 2014

Day 1: Orientation and First Students!

There were small shops that weren’t more than a few boards, where people were selling food and beverages. And the motorbikes! They have NO fear!...

06 Oct 2014

Travels Near and Far

For some, it took just a few hours to get to Jakarta – like Leny from Singapore – and for others, it was a long haul – like Dr. Chandra from New York...

26 Sep 2014

Meet Our Clinic Team!

Take a moment to learn a little about some of our clinic team members! You can also see their pictures in the gallery. Tosh Arciaga // OD...

22 Sep 2014

Just Two Weeks Away!

In just two short weeks, our clinic team will be arriving to Jakarta, Indonesia to give the gift of sight to nearly 2,000 students, teachers and...

Hoopa, USA - October 2014

03 Oct 2014

Sad News Reaches Clinic - Hoopa Tribe Elder Passes Away

Out of respect, the jump dance scheduled for last night was cancelled. Since we had interacted and spoken with him on Monday, as well as made his...

03 Oct 2014

NA:TINI-XWE NA:LA-XW A'NA' DI YAWH

So I’m a self-proclaimed language nerd, but I know I’m not the only one who has been wondering a few things since I’ve been in Hoopa. Does anyone...

02 Oct 2014

The untold clinic stories

This week we were super delighted to provide glasses to Isaac, our amazing bus driver. Not only did he drive the team from San Francisco to the hotel...

02 Oct 2014

Day 3 - What do your eyes mean to you?

I sat down with some of the 3rd to 7th grade children at clinic this morning and asked them a few simple questions: “What do your eyes mean to you?”...

01 Oct 2014

Dancing is a way of life for the Natinixwe (Hupa)

In yesterday’s post, we briefly mentioned the importance of tribal dances to the Hupa Native American tribes. Since the dances are a window into the...

01 Oct 2014

It's all about the kids!

Even though there was a little bit of a back-up, things were flowing smoothly from registration all the way to the lab and EyeVan. And, the frames...

30 Sep 2014

Their Forever Home

To say that the Hoopa Valley American Indian clinic is a unique clinic would be a gross understatement. – Day 1 of the clinic has proved to be a...

29 Sep 2014

Let the clinic begin!

The fun is just beginning for Team Hoopa! Yesterday, 35 clinic members arrived at San Francisco International airport from various global...

19 Sep 2014

Walking Shield has served American Indian families since 1986….and they rock!

A vision clinic on the Hoopa reservation in California would not be possible without the partnership of Walking Shield. Walking shield has been a...

12 Sep 2014

Walking Shield has served American Indian families since 1986….and they rock!

A vision clinic on the Hoopa reservation in California would not be possible without the partnership of Walking Shield. Walking shield has been a...

05 Sep 2014

22 days and counting

Team Hoopa is just 22 days away from the experience of a lifetime and we’re all getting really excited to make the long journey. Together with our...

Kanifing, The Gambia - June 2014

26 Jun 2014

Our Gambian Farewell

Team members from all over the world brought special items from their home countries to auction off – a tea set from London, jewelry from Italy,...

20 Jun 2014

Gambia for Gambians

The clinic staff and doctors have had rigorous training to prepare them operationally for the volume of patients they will see in this vision clinic...

19 Jun 2014

Graduation Day

More patients were screened and referred to the Sheikh Zayed Eye Care Center in Kanifing to seek further vision care.   We honored all of the...

18 Jun 2014

Breaking Records

Every day the Sheikh Zayed Eye Care Center in Kanifing is open, we are able to help local Gambians take advantage of the sustainable vision care. Our...

17 Jun 2014

See Better - Learn Better

We pulled up into the New Jeshwang Health Center where we were greeted by hospital staff, children, and patients all anticipating our arrival. The...

16 Jun 2014

Opening Day

We assembled in front of the vision center where we saw over 200 patients waiting to be examined – we will see around 100 patients. The opening was...

14 Jun 2014

Optical Leads in the Villages

Our Optical Leads and our doctor team have been working and training rigorously to prepare themselves for the local village day. Splitting the group...

13 Jun 2014

Finishing Touches

The doctor and store design team were installing the equipment for eye exam lanes, putting the final touches into the dispensing room and preparing...

12 Jun 2014

Word is Spreading

I was invited to come along for the ride to see what is really means to be a part of the OneSight Gambia Marketing Team lead by Musa. And let me tell...

11 Jun 2014

Clinic – Taking Shape

Our local, optical leads started with an orientation meeting and then began training sessions with our doctor team. The training covered the basic...

11 Jun 2014

Making Progress

Once the heated sun had risen this morning the team assembled to drive to the Sheikh Zayed Eye Care Center in Kanifing. Once we arrived we were off...

10 Jun 2014

We Made It: Our Next Steps

How do we make this project come together? As OneSight, clinic manager Paul emphasized, this team of 37 have been selected for their specific skills...

06 Jun 2014

Team Kanifing

There is a lot of work that goes into building a Sustainable Vision Center including many hours of conference calls, preparation, design and planning...

06 Jun 2014

Headed to Kanifing!

Millions suffer from poor eyesight and don’t know it can be corrected with a pair of glasses. OneSight’s solution? To create permanent, sustainable...

Curuaru, Brazil - June 2014

02 Jun 2014

This Is What The World Looks Like Without Vision Care

After our third clinic day, I asked one of the doctors to give me an idea of what the world had looked like to some of our recipients before they had...

02 Jun 2014

Work Hard, Play Hard

Everyone works hard at OneSight clinics and we all deserve time for fun! We declared Thursday “Selfie Day” where everyone took pictures of...

02 Jun 2014

Closing Out in Caruaru ... But Our Work Will Not End Until The World Can See

All taken care of by 46 OneSight volunteers from 11 countries who worked with about 15 doctors from Altino Ventura and countless other Altino Ventura...

01 Jun 2014

Making the Grade in Caruaru

Each month, teachers in the school system track students’ grade averages to determine which students might need additional help, and whether those...

31 May 2014

Doctors Discover Eye Diseases and Conditions in Clinic Patients

Partnerships with other organizations were a key part of the OneSight Brazil Clinic. Organizing this clinic required cooperation from the Brazilian...

31 May 2014

Building a Brighter Future

Carla didn’t want to wear the glasses she had anymore. In school, she’d been sitting closer and closer to the blackboard. She told Edilana, the...

30 May 2014

Poor Vision Won't Get In The Way of Tiago's Dreams

Tiago, 17 years old, was excited to visit the clinic today. He has Keratoconus in both eyes, and has had poor vision since the first grade. He...

30 May 2014

Hoping for All A's for Jose

At 15 years old, Jose just received his first eye exam today. The shy young man explained that he squints his way through life to see a little more...

30 May 2014

The Miracle of Adjustments

Frame selection is a busy place on a clinic. The students we are seeing love trying on the frames and checking the styles with their friends and our...

30 May 2014

Everybody Dance Now

On the third clinic day, we saw 513 patients. One, in particular, made a lasting impression on Brianna, who is volunteering for a OneSight global...

29 May 2014

The Lab - Where All The Magic Happens

Armed with three edgers donated by Essilor International, one tracer, one blocker and nine volunteers each day, the lab hums with activity from the...

29 May 2014

Dispensing Goodness

With the first two clinic days behind us, we have seen more than 800 patients and are dispensing the majority of glasses to them today and tomorrow....

29 May 2014

It’s On! Bidding for Sight

The team recharged their energy with pizza before the bidding started.  Each team member brought a few items with them to auction off. Many had...

29 May 2014

The Rookie League Rules The Clinic

I had the chance to ask them what they liked most about their first clinic day or what they found the most surprising about the work we do. A few...

28 May 2014

Perfect Timing, Perfect Pair for Janaina

Today, she came to the hospital where our clinic is stationed with her grandmother who wasn’t feeling well. Janaina, who is eight years old, was not...

28 May 2014

Dia Uma Clinica (Day One Clinic)

Walking through the hospital, it was common to hear not only Portuguese being spoken but also English, Spanish and Italian. Our volunteers tested...

27 May 2014

Manufacturing Better Access To Vision Care in Brazil

What’s a manufacturing clinic? Glad you asked! Patients will visit us at the UPAE hospital (Unidade Pernambucana Atendimento Especializado) for...

27 May 2014

Market Day Before Clinic Begins

Before the official start of the clinic, we spent a couple of hours at Caruaru’s permanent open-air market. Here, ceramists specialize in crafting...

27 May 2014

First Patient, First Pair of Glasses for Gabrielly

Gabrielly was the first patient to be screened by doctors from Altino Ventura, our ophthalmologic partner for this clinic, and to be helped by...

26 May 2014

Getting to Know Each Other

Lacy, an associate from EyeMed, has been using Google Translate to communicate with her roommate Caroline. Others have been translating our...

24 May 2014

Getting The Ball Rolling in Brazil

OneSight’s lead team members Daniele, Scott, Nissa, Jennifer, Michelle and Marjory, have been in Caruaru since May 21 preparing our clinic site for...

09 May 2014

The Many Faces of Team Brazil

Like every OneSight clinic team, our team is incredibly diverse.  Our names sound like poetry – Mojgan, Brianna, Manula, Nissa, Bing, ...

04 May 2014

There Is A First Time For Everything

There is an old saying that “there is a first time for everything.” This is certainly true for our upcoming OneSight global clinic in Brazil, which...

Chinandega, Nicaragua - May 2014

18 May 2014

OneSight Clinic in Chinandega: Day 5, Saturday with the children

Being surrounded by kids is an authentic experience, always: they smile at you for free and you can make them happy with not much.  The...

17 May 2014

OneSight Clinic in Chinandega: Day 2, 3 and 4!

These are the numbers of patients we served in the past days, for whom we assembled frames and dispensed at least a pair of glasses. We learned on...

15 May 2014

OneSight Clinic in Chinandega: Day One!

Each patient is different from the previous. We happened to meet the scared one, the worried one, the one that lost hope in recovering any kind of...

13 May 2014

OneSight Clinic in Chinandega: Greetings from Nicaragua!

I am double happy! I am taking part in a special volunteering mission: OneSight infact is going to launch for the very first time a dedicated...

Portland, USA - April 2014

22 Apr 2014

Memories for a Lifetime

I miss my team, I miss the camaraderie and I miss the sense of purpose.  I always wondered why fellow associates who had been on a clinic came...

16 Apr 2014

Snow Joke

It's April 16th - I must be imagining what i'm seeing outside of the hotel window surely.  Snow?  Really?  We all drove out to Bonny...

15 Apr 2014

Product is King!

Today was our second day of clinic and we arrived at Westbrook Vocational School in South Portland, ready for our next full day of business. You’d...

14 Apr 2014

The Full Circle

Today was the first day of the clinic proper.  After an early start we all piled into our vehicles and followed ‘Eyeleen’ our mobile vision van...

13 Apr 2014

Meet the Team!

It’s my second day in the beautiful town of Portland Maine and it’s the day before the clinic begins.  Today is actually our off day which I’m...

12 Apr 2014

The Journey Begins!

Hello!  My name is Joe Cummings and I work on the Target Optical brand team.  I have the incredible honor and somewhat daunting task of...

Kaifeng, China - March 2014

25 Mar 2014

Days End

We are all home now. We have new friends, new stories and families who missed us. I’m happy I had this opportunity. The people were great – both on...

25 Mar 2014

Dispensing

For many on the mission dispensing is the magic. Giving a child that pair – often the first pair of glasses- is the most exciting part of being here...

24 Mar 2014

Shaolin Temple

One of the great things about going on a mission is learning about a new country and new culture. It is a tradition that our host partner shares...

23 Mar 2014

Rule No. 3: Things will Change

This mission has been an exercise in flexibility,an opportunity to challenge our leadership skills. We have new leaders learning new skills,...

23 Mar 2014

Found in Translation

Found in Translation   A great translator can anticipate the Doc’s needs. Keep the flow of students moving. Help you order dumplings, and...

23 Mar 2014

Ed A.P.- Super Hero

Ed is our Asset Protection Leader. When Gavin was working on a special pair of glasses in the lab, he realized he needed a missing part. He went to...

23 Mar 2014

Carry Your Lunch and Walk to School

Watching a 9-year-old carry the main course to dinner can be unnerving. In my family the younger kids get the less hazardous responsibilities-...

23 Mar 2014

Summer Romance

I think it was Katie who told me ‘a mission team is like dating.’   My version is a Summer Romance: When you get started everything is new...

23 Mar 2014

A Dan Crush

A Dan Crush   People bring a certain energy to everything they do. Some have the ability to attract. People just want to be around them....

23 Mar 2014

Sylvia and Cinzia: Game Changers

Some times a friendly competition helps move things along. (More importantly it’s fun.) It’s the last day of clinic. Would we break the...

20 Mar 2014

Lead On

Not all missions are like this. Set ip. Break down. Pack. unpack set up, break down, pack up, unpack set up...

19 Mar 2014

Practically Famous

Practically Famous   The first time we were swarmed by kids for autographs it was flattering Then I realized it was only the men they were...

19 Mar 2014

On The Move

At first a couple of us thought it might be interesting for you to see how we set up a clinic. After the first week we moved. We moved from ...

19 Mar 2014

Read. Set. Make.

Xianjie Primary School Clinic Site Week 1 1270 Eye Exams– 1120 students, 110 teachers 1194 Pair of New Glass: 3.5 days (250 - is a lot for a store...

18 Mar 2014

Happy Accidents

Cindy is the lead Doctor for the clinic. She arrived a couple days early to set up with the leadership team. She found she was missing key...

18 Mar 2014

Girl in Blue

Even as a architect I know a high script when I see it. I know by the script a kid doesn’t see things the way they should. This is kind of like...

18 Mar 2014

Red Bucket List

In General, this team is obsessed with food. This should have been evident with snack advice shared prior to the trip. Everyday we have lunch...

17 Mar 2014

Tiny Bubbles

You make friends on missions. One of the most important things is what you do with those friendships .   I’ve never been great at this part-...

17 Mar 2014

A Love Story

 There are moments when you are stopped by “hallow”- hello,   or maybe songs of screams.   There are also those rare instances...

14 Mar 2014

Taking the Bus to School

Traffic. Traffic is an interesting part of experiencing new cities. Here, the most stubborn have the right of way, or maybe just those who value...

14 Mar 2014

This Is How We Do It!!

Xianjie Primary School Clinic Site Week 1   To create the humming machine of high performing clinic- everybody learns the process. This is...

14 Mar 2014

At Home in a Crowd

He’s travelled to Portugal, Italy, Belgium, but he said those trips don’t really count.   ‘This trip is all myself. Alone.’ He met Pablo and...

13 Mar 2014

The Red Scarf

Play the video for the rest of the story.

13 Mar 2014

Doc Talk: The rest of the story

Philosophers. Independent Thinkers. Masters of Debate. Scrappy I sat down with Monica, Ellen, John and Sara- for a little Doc Talk.  ...

13 Mar 2014

Doc Talk

12 Mar 2014

A Tasty Adventure

A Tasty Adventure. Part of seeing a country is trying new foods.   Food can be the universal connector- the breaking of bread – the sharing...

12 Mar 2014

Orientation: Don't touch the puppies.

Calibrating the Compass: Orientation   Every orientation requires introductions, review of logistics -the rules of engagement.   All...

12 Mar 2014

The Journey: Half Way around the World in 20 Hours

The Journey: 1 in Amberly Village, Ohio, USA 3 in CVG , Kentucky, USA 14 in San Francisco, California, USA 40 in Zhengzhou, China 80 for...

07 Mar 2014

Get This Mission Started!

In 2014, OneSIght will conduct 50 charitable vision clinics in 14 countries. How? Determination. Shared Vision. A prize for the person who packs...

05 Mar 2014

Three More Days : hello

Three more DaysI'm one of  the few  fortunate people going to China with OneSight. I think I am  the most fortunate because I have a...

Morelia, Mexico - February 2014

16 Feb 2014

Day #5 Clinic

Today was the last day of our Morelia clinic. We helped a total of 2800 people in those five days. There were so many children, parents and...

16 Feb 2014

Day #5 Clinic

Today was the last day of our Morelia Mission.  We helped a total of 2800 people in those five days.  There were so many children, parents...

14 Feb 2014

Day #4 Clinic

We had a very good day today in the clinic helping 704 people. And by "good," we mean there were little if any patients we could not help and none...

14 Feb 2014

Day # 3 Clinic

Today was our third day of clinic and it was very chilly in the morning when we arrived, in the high forties. There were already some people lined up...

12 Feb 2014

Day #2 clinic

Buenos Noches from our clinic team in Morelia, Mexico.   We had a very productive day, seeing 560 recipients with 36 of them being referred for...

11 Feb 2014

Day #1 clinic

We are off to an awesome beginning with 613 patients passing through our doors. Many emotions were felt by both team members and recipients--from...

Bakersfield, USA - January 2014

17 Jan 2014

Friday, January 17: Day 5

During today’s clinic the team worked together to jump into tasks they hadn’t previously had experience with. Team member, Damian Silva learned how...

16 Jan 2014

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16 Jan 2014

Thursday, January 16: Day 4

Their support helped us to provide eye exams to 80 students from 19 different schools in the district. We had an amazing team of five doctors today....

15 Jan 2014

Wednesday, January 15: Day 3

Today’s clinic proved to be the school with the most need so far this week and the most students with high prescription needs, many of whom were...

14 Jan 2014

Tuesday, January 14: Day 2

We efficiently provided eye exams to 80 elementary and middle school-aged children, 75 of whom needed glasses. We saw such a wide range of students...

13 Jan 2014

Monday, January 13: Day 1

Two of our lab team members, were pulling lenses for a seventh grader named Fernando. Fernando was picking out his glasses and as the team took a...

Farafenni, The Gambia - December 2013

03 Dec 2013

Greetings - its the start of Week 2!

Hemos vuelto!I apologize to the many of you following along back home-after much travel back and forth from Banjul, and a temporary lack of access to...

07 May 2013

Gracias y hasta luego!!

As on the previous days, as we arrived this morning there were already at least 20 people waiting in line. As a clinic team we mainly stepped aside...

25 Apr 2013

An update from Wednesday

As we arrived there were at least 25 people waiting to be seen by the doctor. Thankfully our operations team did a great job developing a system to...

23 Apr 2013

The Launch

We arrived at the AFPRC General Hospital at 9am and started the set up. At around 10:30am GMT (Gambia Maybe Time) the opening ceremony started. We...

18 Apr 2013

Another day filled with stories

Thankfully this morning our team got a good starter-we had some beans for breakfast. Perfect for those 110 degree days.  During the day there...

17 Apr 2013

Be flexible

Everything started taking form, furniture was being build, training was taking place with our doctors and optical leads, order were processed, and...

17 Apr 2013

A journey through The Gambia

Thankfully we’ve made it to Farafenni, and are about to go to sleep tonight before jumping fully into our work tomorrow. Just to quickly recap: we...

15 Apr 2013

We’re here!

After a meet and greet and a delicious dinner, many folks are turning towards their rooms after a day and a half of travel. During our meeting this...

09 Apr 2013

Welcome

We believe sight should be a basic human right for all people, and being born without access to vision care shouldn’t mean you live without sight....

New York, NY, USA – May 2017

New York, NY, USA – May 2017

Join us as we unlock student’s potential in New York City because when students see better, they learn better.

By Kara Lam, Ray-Ban Associate Brand Manager, WHS N.A

Shaoguan, China – May 2017

Shaoguan, China – May 2017

Glasses are proven to improve academic performance for students who need them. See how Luxottica volunteers provide vision care and glasses to students so they can see better, learn better and live better.

By Megan Griffin, SGM LensCrafters

Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia - April 2017

Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia - April 2017

This April OneSight is excited to return to Malaysia with a team of vision care specialists to change lives by providing eye exams and glasses to those in need.

By Ferrol Naidu, Ops Area Manager -SGH-SA (Durban)

Dar Es Salaam,Tanzania – May 2017

Dar Es Salaam,Tanzania – May 2017

Follow along as OneSight partners with the American Optometric Association and optometry students to help bring clear vision to families in Tanzania.

By Jim Fields, Specialist

Spirit Lake, ND, USA – April 2017

Spirit Lake, ND, USA – April 2017

See how these volunteers use their optical skills to provide eye care and eyewear to people in Spirit Lake.

By Francesca Alfieri, Digital Marketing Manager

Campinas, Brazil – May 2017

Campinas, Brazil – May 2017

Be a part of the experience as volunteers transform lives with an eye exam and a pair of glasses.

By Marco Catalani, Group Corporate Comms & Media Relations Senior Manager

Phoenix, AZ, USA – April 2017

Phoenix, AZ, USA – April 2017

Join Luxottica volunteers as they #Helptheworldsee in Phoenix.

By Amelia Price, Assistant Manager @ Oakley Vault

Omaha, NE, USA - March 2017

Omaha, NE, USA - March 2017

One in four students in the US has an undiagnosed vision problem significant enough to impact their academic performance. Luxottica volunteers are working to change that in Omaha, NE.

By Kara Karraker, Senior Sales Executive

Campeche, Mexico March 2017

Campeche, Mexico March 2017

We believe that access to vision care is a basic human right. Read how OneSight is working to help a community in Mexico unlock its full potential with an eye exam and a pair of glasses.

By Claudia Scardigno, Group Digital Corporate Communications Manager

Lusaka, Zambia - March 2017

Lusaka, Zambia - March 2017

See how vision care can transform lives as volunteers bring clear vision to Zambia.

By Kristin Burgdorf, HR Analyst – Sunglass Hut

Xi’an, China - March 2017

Xi’an, China - March 2017

Follow along in China as Luxottica volunteers change lives by giving eye exams and glasses to those in need.

By Erin Powell, Sr. Communications Specialist

Houston, USA – February 2017

Houston, USA – February 2017

Join Luxottica volunteers as they help bring clear sight to children in Houston because when you see better, you learn better.

By Milena Figini, STARS Business Analyst

Bakersfield, USA – January 2017

Bakersfield, USA – January 2017

Luxottica volunteers return to Bakersfield and surrounding communities to serve more patients there than ever before.

By Annaliese Hnat, Media Coordinator

Hanoi, Vietnam – December 2016

Hanoi, Vietnam – December 2016

Volunteers from across the world come together to help thousands in Vietnam see their world clearly. Follow their stories.

By Marybeth Kuntz, Recruiter

Xalapa, Mexico – November 2016

Xalapa, Mexico – November 2016

In Mexico, a diverse team of Luxottica volunteers will put their expertise to work providing vision care and glasses to people in need so they can see better, work better, and live better.

By Maria Giulia De Micco, Group Corporate Reputation Specialist

Yan’an, China – November 2016

Yan’an, China – November 2016

See how the team at OneSight’s clinic in Yan’an, China helps thousands of people bring their world into focus.

By Ally Maldonado, LensCrafters Store General Manager

Cusco, Peru – November 2016

Cusco, Peru – November 2016

See how a team of Luxottica volunteers changes lives as they hold a OneSight charitable clinic in Cusco, Peru.

By David Frommeyer, CSC HRBP, Sunglass Hut NA

Kansas City, USA – November 2016

Kansas City, USA – November 2016

Follow a team of Luxottica employees making a difference in Kansas City, Missouri where they will provide vision care to 400 students.

By Natasha Bell, Junior Brand Manager, House Brands

San Diego, USA – October 2016

San Diego, USA – October 2016

Follow a team of Luxottica employees who are dedicated to helping students in San Diego see their future. Be part of their experience.

By Robert Silverberg, Store Manager, Pearle Vision

Detroit, USA – October 2016

Detroit, USA – October 2016

This week Luxottica employees are bringing access to vision care to those in need in Detroit. These are their stories of how vision care can transform lives.

By Sara Giansante, Ray-Ban OmniChannel Digital Marketing

Salt Lake City, USA – October 2016

Salt Lake City, USA – October 2016

A team of Luxottica employees will come together to use their optical expertise to change the lives of several hundred students in need of vision care. Read stories from their experience in Salt Lake City.

By Clara Gabelmann, Optical Manager, Sears Optical

Salgueiro, Brazil – October 2016

Salgueiro, Brazil – October 2016

A team of employees from across Luxottica will come together for two weeks to provide vision care to those in need in Brazil. Follow their journey.

By Christina Sease, Senior Demand Manager - eCommerce

Trat, Thailand – September 2016

Trat, Thailand – September 2016

Follow a team of global Luxottica employees as they use their unique skills to help those in need of vision care and eyewear in Thailand.

By Kelly Szilasi, Marketing Director – Retail Licensed Brands

Kabwe, Zambia – September 2016

Kabwe, Zambia – September 2016
We believe access to vision care is a basic human right, and being born without access shouldn’t mean you live without sight. Follow us on our journey through Zambia!
By Samantha Sakemiller, Senior Director, LensCrafters Patient & Customer Experience

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania – September 2016

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania – September 2016

Join a team of global Luxottica employees as they work together to provide vision care and eyewear to over 2000 people in Tanzania.

By Ivy Inniger, Director CRM & Loyalty Marketing, LensCrafters

Fishkill, USA – August 2016

Fishkill, USA – August 2016

Access to vision care changes lives. Follow a team of dedicated Luxottica employees as they provide vision care and eyewear to students in need in Fishkill.

By Orly Sigal, Oakley Brand Director, NA Wholesale

Fishkill III, USA – July 2016

Fishkill III, USA – July 2016
Imagine what clear vision will mean to more than 600 students in Fishkill, New York. Follow along as a team of Luxottica volunteers and doctors change lives by giving eye exams and making glasses.
By Stephanie McClelland, EMEA Trade Marketing Manager

Fishkill II, USA – July 2016

Fishkill II, USA – July 2016

Join a team of global Luxottica experts as they travel to Fishkill, New York to provide much needed vision care and high quality eyewear to kids in need. Clear sight transforms lives and we suspect this experience will transform the team of volunteers as well.

By Matthew Michel, Asset Protection Supervisor

Huatulco, Mexico – July 2016

Huatulco, Mexico – July 2016

An eye exam and a pair of glasses can mean the difference between surviving and thriving for someone in need. Follow along as a team of global Luxottica employees provide vision care and eyewear for a community in Mexico.

By Gianluca De Santis, Direct eCommerce Manager, China

Fishkill, USA – July 2016

Fishkill, USA – July 2016

Follow a team of volunteers as they help hundreds of students during the first of four clinics in the Hudson River Valley.

By Christine Crafton, HR Generalist – Retail

Chinandega, Nicaragua – May 2016

Chinandega, Nicaragua – May 2016

Welcome to the OneSight Nicaragua Clinic blog! We believe sight is a basic human right, and being born without access to vision care shouldn’t mean you live without sight. Follow us in this journey!

By Michael Flores, Center Director

Campinas, Brazil – May 2016

Campinas, Brazil – May 2016

It will only take one week for a team of global Luxottica employees to impact the lives of over 2,500. Follow along as these volunteers use their optical skills to provide eye care and eyewear in Brazil.

By Fabio Bordighi, Internal Communications Manager

Baoji, China – May 2016

Baoji, China – May 2016

Since 1988, OneSight has hand-delivered sight to millions of people around the world and today we are imagining new ways to bring affordable, quality, and sustainable care to underserved communities worldwide. We won’t stop until the world can see – follow our story.

By Jessica Davisson, Sunglass Hut Store Manager

Omaha, USA – May 2016

Omaha, USA – May 2016

Welcome to the Omaha Onesight Clinic blog! Follow a team of Luxottica associates as they support OneSight in its commitment to bringing affordable, quality, sustainable care to underserved communities worldwide.

By Ingrid Baquero, Ray-Ban Brand Manager

Mahnomen, USA – April 2016

Mahnomen, USA – April 2016

Join a team of global Luxottica employees as they work together to provide vision care and eyewear to nearly 2,000 Native Americans in northern Minnesota.

By Rebecca Louvre, Wholesale Commercial Director, UK & Ireland

Ft. Belknap, USA – March 2016

Ft. Belknap, USA – March 2016

A group of passionate volunteers are ready to provide top-quality vision care to nearly 2,000 people on the Walking Shield Reservation in Montana.

By Valarie McCarthy, Senior Manager, Communications

Cincinnati, USA – March 2016

Cincinnati, USA – March 2016

OneSight is committed to giving the very best to those who need it most. Because of this commitment, Luxottica manufacturing experts and other volunteers will spend one week manufacturing new pairs of eyewear for use on 2015 OneSight Clinics. Follow their experience in Cincinnati, Ohio. 

By Nadya Gomez, Marketing Manager

Baoji, China – March 2016

Baoji, China – March 2016

Glasses are proven to improve academic performance for students who need them. In Baoji, a diverse team of Luxottica volunteers will be partnering with the Rural Education Action Program to provide students with the vision care and eyewear they need to reach their full potential inside and outside the classroom.

By Jennifer Knorr, Senior Manager - National Accounts, EyeMed

Huatulco, Mexico – February 2016

Huatulco, Mexico – February 2016

Follow a team of volunteers as they provide vision care and eyewear to those in need in Huatulco, Mexico.

By Bora Bayir, Sales Representative

Dallas, USA – February 2016

Dallas, USA – February 2016

Join a team of global Luxottica employees as they work together to provide vision care and eyewear to hundreds of students in Dallas, Texas.

By Anonimo,

Houston, USA – February 2016

Houston, USA – February 2016

Follow a team of Luxottica employees making a difference in Houston, Texas, where they will provide vision care to more than 1,500 students. 

By Florina Furmanov, Trade Marketing Manager

Baton Rouge, USA – February 2016

Baton Rouge, USA – February 2016

Join a team of global Luxottica employees as they work together to provide vision care and eyewear to hundreds of students in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

By Fred Neurohr, Senior Marketing Manager

Bakersfield, USA – January 2016

Bakersfield, USA – January 2016

Follow a team of passionate volunteers as they travel to California’s Central Valley to provide eye exams and glasses to over 1,000 students in Bakersfield. 

By B. Hubbs, Public Relations Specialist

Tampa, Florida – December 2015

Tampa, Florida – December 2015

With comprehensive eye exams and glasses customized to their individual prescription, there will be no more

By Trinitii Brewer, Paralegal, Corporate Legal

Hanoi, Vietnam – December 2015

Hanoi, Vietnam – December 2015

Passionate volunteers provide top-quality vision care to help two thousand people see clearly.

By Christina Williams, Licensed Optician/Retail Supervisor, LensCrafters

Oaxaca, Mexico – November 2015

Oaxaca, Mexico – November 2015

This dedicated team of volunteers is ready to make a difference in southern Mexico.

By Emilio Fulgione, Corporate NPI Operation

Guangzhou, China – November 2015

Guangzhou, China – November 2015

See the impact our volunteers make on the lives of more than 3,000 patients as they work for two weeks to bring clear vision to Southeastern China.

By Louis Weinstein, Licensed Optician, LensCrafters

Kansas City, USA – November 2015

Kansas City, USA – November 2015

This team of volunteers is delivering comprehensive eye exams and top-quality eyewear at multiple sites around Kansas City.

By Harriet Joeckel, Licensed Optical Team Member, Target Optical

San Diego, USA – November 2015

San Diego, USA – November 2015

A thousand students’ lives will be touched when this team visits San Diego for a weeklong vision care clinic.

By Cameo Williams, Sales Supervisor and Apprentice Optician, LensCrafters

Cuzco, Peru – October 2015

Cuzco, Peru – October 2015

Watch as volunteers from across the globe come together for two weeks to provide vision care for over 3,000 Peruvians.

By Alexandra Nutima, Optical Supervisor, Sears Optical

Richmond, USA – October 2015

Richmond, USA – October 2015

Follow the progress of over a thousand students as their potential is unlocked through clear vision.

By Clara Gabelmann, Optical Manager, Sears Optical

Chiang Rai, Thailand – September 2015

Chiang Rai, Thailand – September 2015

Follow these volunteers as they spend two weeks providing vision care and free glasses to communities in need in scenic northern Thailand.

By Robert Silverberg, Store Manager, Pearle Vision

Minneapolis, USA – September 2015

Minneapolis, USA – September 2015

A thousand students will benefit from the vision care these skilled volunteers are bringing to their Minnesota community.

By Steve Thompson, Store Manager – Oakley

Cincinnati, USA – August 2015

Cincinnati, USA – August 2015

See how a diverse team from across Luxottica works side by side to manufacture lenses for OneSight's upcoming clinic in Indonesia.

By Sara Matthews, EyeCare Advisor, LensCrafters

Fishkill, USA – August 2015

Fishkill, USA – August 2015

It is back to camp for these volunteers! They are ready to bring vision care and new glasses to students at Fresh Air Fund summer camps in New York.

By Brieanne Hubbs, Communications Specialist, Sunglass Hut

Fishkill, USA – July 2015

Fishkill, USA – July 2015

OneSight returns to New York with a new team of volunteers to serve more young people in need of vision care.

By JD Gibbs, Store Manager, Sunglass Hut

Fishkill, USA – June 2015

Fishkill, USA – June 2015

Follow a team of 15 volunteers as they help hundreds of students during the first of four clinics in the Hudson River Valley.

By Christy Sease, Sr Demand Manager, Optical eCommerce

Arcoverde, Brazil – June 2015

Arcoverde, Brazil – June 2015

Over just a few days, volunteers will help 2,000 students see a brighter future through clear vision.

By Megan Gianfagna, Content Manager, OneSight

Cincinnati, USA – June 2015

Cincinnati, USA – June 2015

It’s the beginning of a new chapter for OneSight and Luxottica volunteers. Follow the first clinic team to work in the new OneSight Resource Center as they manufacture best-in-class eyewear for patients around the world.

By Peter Heeran, Licensed optician/Retail Manager, LensCrafters

Chinandega, Nicaragua – May 2015

Chinandega, Nicaragua – May 2015

Volunteers from across the world come together to help thousands in Nicaragua see their world clearly.

By Jeremiah Munson, Lab Manager, LensCrafters

Campinas, Brazil – May 2015

Campinas, Brazil – May 2015

A global team of volunteers will help transform thousands of lives through clear vision in São Paulo state.

By Martha Johnson, Administrative Assistant

New Orleans, USA – May 2015

New Orleans, USA – May 2015

New Orleans residents will be seeing their city and their futures more clearly after meeting this team of Luxottica employees.

By Ellen Bascom, Regional Trainer – Sunglass Hut

Billings, USA – April 2015

Billings, USA – April 2015

Get to know the patients and dedicated volunteers from this weeklong vision care clinic on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana.

By A. Purcell, Sr. Director, Corporate Communications

Salt Lake City, USA – March 2015

Salt Lake City, USA – March 2015

This team of Luxottica volunteers is eager to spend the week helping students in Utah get the clear sight they deserve.

By Liz Fleming, Store Manager – Sunglass Hut

Apartado, Colombia – April 2015

Apartado, Colombia – April 2015

See how the team at OneSight’s first-ever clinic in Colombia helps thousands of people bring their world into focus.

By Allan Tirado Huerta, Head of Internal Communication and Social Responsibility at GMO

San Juan, Puerto Rico - March 2015

San Juan, Puerto Rico - March 2015

See how a team of Luxottica volunteers changes lives as they hold a OneSight charitable clinic in Puerto Rico for the first time ever.

By Maxine Putz, Store Manager, Sunglass Hut

Atlanta, USA – March 2015

Atlanta, USA – March 2015

This team of volunteers from Luxottica is making the lenses that enable OneSight to deliver high-quality eyewear to patients at global vision clinics. During their week at a manufacturing clinic in Atlanta, this group will help make clear vision possible for many in need around the world.

By Brandon Falkner, General Manager – LensCrafters #231

Xi’an, China- March 2015

Xi’an, China- March 2015

Glasses are proven to improve academic performance for students who need them. In Shaani province, a diverse team of Luxottica volunteers will put their expertise to work providing vision care and glasses to students so they can see better, learn better, and live better.

By Amy Shreve, Store Manager – Sunglass Hut

Bakersfield, USA - March 2015

Bakersfield, USA - March 2015

An eye exam and a simple pair of glasses can mean a world of difference to a student in need. This team of devoted volunteers is traveling to California’s Central Valley to help give kids the clear vision they deserve to do their very best in school and in life.

By Matthew Michel, Asset Protection Supervisor

Puebla, Mexico - March 2015

Puebla, Mexico - March 2015

Follow a team of volunteers as they provide vision care and eyewear to those in need in Puebla, Mexico.

By Ilaria Capozzi, Senior Internal Communication Specialist

Santa Ana, USA - February 2015

Santa Ana, USA - February 2015

Read all about the experiences of a team of Luxottica volunteers headed to California. There they are partnering with the Santa Ana Unified School District to provide students with the vision care and eyewear they need to reach their full potential inside and outside the classroom.

By Jessica Pitcher, Customer Service Representative III at Oakley

Atlanta, USA - February 2015

Atlanta, USA - February 2015

Meet a team of volunteers helping provide high-quality eyewear to underserved communities around the world. Share their experiences as they travel to Atlanta, Georgia, where they will spend a week making Rx, sun, and reader lenses for upcoming OneSight clinics in Nicaragua, Brazil, Colombia and Thailand.

By A. Turner, Specialist - Training

Houston, USA - February 2015

Houston, USA - February 2015

Follow a team of Luxottica employees making a difference in Houston, Texas, where they will provide vision care to more than 1,000 students.

By Cheri Rulli, Manager- Risk Management

Atlanta, USA - January 2015

Atlanta, USA - January 2015

OneSight is committed to giving the very best to those who need it most. Because of this commitment, Luxottica manufacturing experts and other volunteers will spend one week manufacturing new pairs of eyewear for use on 2015 OneSight Clinics. Follow their experience in Atlanta, Georgia. 

By James Arnold,

Hanoi, Vietnam - December 2014

Hanoi, Vietnam - December 2014

For the first time, Luxottica employees bring access to vision care to those in need in Vietnam through a OneSight Vision Clinic. These are their stories of how vision care can transform lives.

By Tom Wible, Manager, Store Operations, Sunglass Hut

Jodhpur, India - December 2014

Jodhpur, India - December 2014

A team of employees from across Luxottica will come together for two weeks to provide vision care to those in need in India. Follow their journey.

By KellyMedley, Director, Communications, Sunglass Hut

New Orleans, USA - December 2014

New Orleans, USA - December 2014

Follow a team of Luxottica employees who are dedicated to helping students in New Orleans see their future. Be part of their experience.

By Jared Seymour, Field Development, Oakley

Lima, Peru - November 2014

Lima, Peru - November 2014

Follow a team of global Luxottica employees as they use their unique skills to help those in need of vision care and eyewear in Peru.  

By Holly Ingram, Senior Manager, Communications, EyeMed

Atlanta, USA - December 2014

Atlanta, USA - December 2014

A team of LensCrafters employees will come together to use their optical expertise to change the lives of several hundred students in need of vision care. Read stories from their experience. 

By S. Sakemillers, Senior Director, Patient & Customer Experience, LensCrafters

Jakarta, Indonesia - October 2014

Jakarta, Indonesia - October 2014

Access to vision care changes lives. Follow a team of dedicated Luxottica employees as they provide vision care and eyewear to communities in need in Indonesia.

By Valarie McCarthy, Senior Manager, Communications

Hoopa, USA - October 2014

Hoopa, USA - October 2014

Join a team of global Luxottica employees as they work together to provide vision care and eyewear to hundreds of Native Americans in northern California.

By Paola Cappellari, Manager, Communications, EyeMed

Kanifing, The Gambia - June 2014

Kanifing, The Gambia - June 2014

Follow a global team of volunteers who are all passionate about using their unique skill sets to expand sustainable access to vision care in The Gambia.

By Sam Kisker, Graphic Designer, OneSight

Curuaru, Brazil - June 2014

Curuaru, Brazil - June 2014

An eye exam and a pair of glasses can mean the difference between surviving and thriving for someone in need. Follow along as a team of global Luxottica employees provide vision care and eyewear for a community in Brazil.

By Amy Purcell, Sr. Director, Communications, Shared Services

Chinandega, Nicaragua - May 2014

Chinandega, Nicaragua - May 2014

Join a team of global Luxottica experts as they travel to Chinandega, Nicaragua to provide much needed vision care and high quality eyewear to those in need. Clear sight transforms lives and we suspect this experience will transform the team of volunteers as well.

By Valentina Giagnoni, Sr. Manager, Internal Communications, Italy

Kaifeng, China - March 2014

Kaifeng, China - March 2014

Welcome to the OneSight China Clinic blog! Imagine what clear vision will mean to more than 3,000 students in Kaifeng, China – the ability to read and learn in school. Follow along as a team of Luxottica volunteers and doctors change lives by giving eye exams and making glasses.  

By bzengel, VP Store Design, Shared Services

Morelia, Mexico - February 2014

Morelia, Mexico - February 2014

Welcome to the Mexico Onesight Clinic blog! Follow another Luxottican and how she supports OneSight in its commitment to bringing affordable, quality, sustainable care to underserved communities worldwide!

By Christina Williams, Licensed Optician/Retail Supervisor, LensCrafters

Portland, USA - April 2014

Portland, USA - April 2014

It will only take one week for a team of global Luxottica employees to impact the lives of 300. Follow along as these volunteers use their optical skills to provide eye care and eyewear to hundreds of students in Portland, Maine.

By J.Cummings, Director, eCommerce, Target

Bakersfield, USA - January 2014

Bakersfield, USA - January 2014

Welcome to the OneSight Bakersfield Clinic blog! We believe sight is a basic human right, and being born without access to vision care shouldn’t mean you live without sight. Since 1988, OneSight has hand-delivered sight to 8.4 million people in 40 countries, and today we are imagining new ways to bring affordable, quality, sustainable care to underserved communities worldwide. We won’t stop until the world can see-here are our stories.

By eryan, Manager, Marketing, Shared Services

Farafenni, The Gambia - December 2013

Farafenni, The Gambia - December 2013

Welcome to the OneSight Gambia Clinic blog! We believe sight is a basic human right, and being born without access to vision care shouldn’t mean you live without sight. This blog is about a global tea of people passionate about bringing sight to The Gambia. Follow us in this journey!

By Anonimo,
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