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More than 300 local school children to receive free eye care and glasses

Posted: 11:57 AM, Feb 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-26 19:58:00Z

More than 300 students in Kern County are getting free exams and glasses this week thanks to One-Sight Vision Clinic.

The nonprofit organization partnered with Kern County's Advanced Center for Eyecare to give away eyewear and exams to students in under-served communities.

The American Optometric Association estimates that a fourth of all school-aged children have vision issues bad enough to impact academic performance.