“Through the ORBIS Lens” is a collection of photos showcasing the issues surrounding global eye health. Each week ORBIS will share our best photographs highlighting our efforts to eliminate avoidable blindness around the world.
A child playing while waiting to be seen at the Child-Friendly Eye Care Center of Hue Eye Hospital in Vietnam.
Globally, 19 million children are visually impaired. By helping to reduce fear within children of hospitals and doctors, and encouraging them and their parents to return for necessary and important referral or follow-up visits, more progress can be made to treat curable and preventable conditions in children.