Children’s eye health will be the focus.

(Press Release) Children’s eye health is the focus of a Twitter chat to coincide with the 11th annual World Sight Day Challenge on World Sight Day, Thursday, Oct. 12. The chat, aimed at parents and eyecare practitioners around the world, will take place from noon–1 p.m. ET and is hosted by Optometry Giving Sight.

Helping to moderate the discussion will be: All About Vision, ABB Optical, Bausch + Lomb, CooperVision, Essilor of America, EyePromise, FYidoctors, Vision Source, VSP Vision Care and ZEISS. Parents, eyecare and industry professionals are invited to participate in the chat by following and using the hashtags #shareforsight, #givingsight and #ourchildrensvision.

This is Optometry Giving Sight’s second year hosting a Twitter chat as a part of its annual World Sight Day Challenge.

“Last year’s Twitterchat was a great success and we are excited to have the opportunity to connect with vision care professionals and parents through social media on the important topic of children’s eye health, including efforts being undertaken as part of the Our Children’s Vision Campaign,” said Clive Miller, Global CEO of Optometry Giving Sight.

For more information, visit the Optometry Giving Sight Facebook event page or contact Miller at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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