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Nonprofits Conduct Free Vision Screenings for Des Moines Students
DES MOINES, Iowa – For the first time two nonprofits are partnering to give Des Moines Public Middle School students free vision screenings and glasses. According to Prevent Blindness Iowa one in four Iowa kids has a vision impairment. Prevent Blindness Iowa Assistant Director Amy O’Brien said the students will first take an eye screening and if they don’t pass the student will go to the “Vision to Learn” mobile van and receive a modified eye exam.