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Text image that says Unite to Give Sight. World Sight Day is October 13th, 2016.

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285 million people are blind or visually impaired. 80% don’t have to be. This day is dedicated to raising global awareness for blindness and visual impairment.

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90% of visually impaired people live in developing countries. TOMS Giving Partners seek out remote communities to deliver blindness prevention and treatment services.

Source: International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, 2015

80% of what we learn is through sight. Children who receive corrective lenses have been shown to improve in academic performance and have fewer behavioral problems in school.

Source: American Academy of Optometry, 2015

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Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness worldwide, particularly in developing countries, where there is a lack of resources to remove them with a simple 15-minute surgery.

Source: WHO, Vision 2020

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Together we can make a difference

With every pair of eyewear you purchase, TOMS will help give sight to a person in need.
One for One®

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Eye care professionals determine the corrective lenses a person needs and provide the right pair of eyeglasses.

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Surgeons perform an eye operation and give follow-up care and education.

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A drawing of a eye doctor. Below the drawing, the words

Eye care professionals administer prescription medications, remove foreign objects from the eye if necessary and provide follow-up care and education.

Image of woman wearing TOMS sunglasses. With every purchase of TOMS eyewear, you provide a person in need with a full eye exam by trained medical professionals. Each patient then receives the treatment he or she needs.  Click here to shop TOMS eyewear.

I just helped a person in need by purchasing from TOMS. Join the movement.