In May 2017, 25 Optometry Students traveled to Tanzania to care for the vision of others. A first-time collaboration between OneSight and the AOSA, students share their experiences. Based on the success of the program, look for the program to expand for 2018.
Luxottica and the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) have partnered to provide Optometry students the opportunity of a lifetime. Lack of access to vision care and glasses is a global health issue affecting 1 in 7 people worldwide. This spring, 25 select Optometry students will travel to Tanzania to experience the global vision crisis firsthand
The AOSA, NOSA and Luxottica team up to send 25 OD students to Africa to help the world see with OneSight!
From Erick Henderson, AOSA President: I am extremely excited to announce a new partnership with Luxottica, a global leader in eyewear and eye care, and OneSight, a leading global non-profit organization. Many optometry students have a yearning passion to utilize their newly learned skills to help the world see. Knowing this, the American Optometric Student Association