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Davis Vision Provides More Than $200,000 in Free Vision Care Services
Date:7/17/2009

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The Greater Washington, D.C.-based Neediest Kids organization is one of the many community organizations that partner with Davis Vision each year to bring vision care services to the community.

"Our organization serves as a vital bridge to success for students in the metropolitan Washington area. We work with schools to give each and every student the opportunity to be successful in school and in life," said Lynne Filderman, executive director of the Neediest Kids organization. "When students go without the basics, they lose the very chance to be successful in school and in life. Our relationship with Davis Vision and the D.C.-area Hour Eyes retail locations has already enabled more than 550 children in our area to receive the vision care services they need."

The community-based screenings from Davis Vision help detect obvious vision problems early and help direct those in need to treatment before things get worse.

"Last year we conducted 20 vision clinics, and we have doubled our goal for 2009 by expanding our reach into a variety of new areas," said Dyer. "This is vital at a time when uninsured children may be having trouble receiving proper vision care."

Supporting the communities where it does business is an important part of Davis Vision's outreach activities. In addition to sponsoring free vision screenings and clinics during the past year, Davis Vision and its employees also support other activities such as Hands on New Orleans, the Boys and Girls Club of America and St. Mary's Children's Hospital in New York.

About Davis Vision

Davis Vision is part of the HVHC Inc. group of companies, which also includes Viva International Group and Eye Care Centers of America. One of the nation's premier managed vision care companies, Davis Vision has been providing compreh
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