as EYE SEE it

An optical industry blog sharing thoughts, tips, and tools from eye care influencers, As Eye See It offers an inside look into the past, present and future of what drives the industry.

We See Progress and Possibility

We See Progress and Possibility

April 06, 2015
Matthew Alpert, OD, with school children from the Soweto communityPhumla, a 16-year-old student who aspires to be a doctor, struggled to learn and feared crossing the street due to vision issues. Keamogetswe, an 11-year-old who loves school, saw his ...

We See Brings Access to Eye Health in Soweto

April 02, 2014
In 2012, I was part of a team that traveled to Soweto, South Africa—hometown of Nelson Mandela—to provide free eye exams and eyewear to nearly 200 staff members and students from a local school at the Nike Football Training Centre.Just 230 ...