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EyeCare America's EyeRide for Sight Cyclists Arrive in Washington, D.C.
Date:7/7/2008

Team of Four Complete 3000 Mile Cross Country Ride that Raised Funds for Blindness Prevention Programs

San Francisco, CA (Vocus) July 7, 2008-- EyeCare Americas EyeRide for Sight cyclists arrived in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, July 3rd completing their 3,000 mile journey across the United States. The transcontinental ride was intended to educate the public about eye disease and preventable blindness in the United States and raise funds to support the organizations efforts to save sight. Funds raised by the ride will allow EyeCare America to provide free medical and surgical eye care to someone in need within the United States.

The four cyclists began their journey at EyeCare Americas headquarters in San Francisco on May 7, 2008. The completion of their journey will be celebrated with a press conference and at the Maryland House of Delegates in Annapolis, Maryland on July 10th in partnership with the Maryland Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. To date, the team raised more than a half a million dollars. For every $25 raised, EyeCare America is able to provide free medical eye care to someone in need within the U.S. To make a donation to EyeRide for Sight, log on to www.eyecareamerica.org and click on the EyeRide for Sight" logo.

"EyeCare America is one of the largest public service programs in the U.S. to offer access to medical and surgical eye care at no cost," said Richard P. Mills, MD, ophthalmologist and Chair of EyeCare America. Through the EyeRide for Sight, we hope to get the message out to medically underserved communities that EyeCare America can help save their sight."

In fact, over 90% of the care provided through the program has no cost to the patients. In addition, EyeCare America provides tens of thousands of people each y
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