Personnel from different divisions of DILG R2 avail of the free eye consultation during the Oplan: Linaw Tanaw
TUGUEGARAO CITY, CAGAYAN — on December 21, 2021 at the DILG R2 Regional Office DILG R2 in partnership with GSPE- Eye Optic Vision Care Center conducted a free eye consultation dubbed as “Oplan: Linaw Tanaw”.
Conducted with strict adherence to the minimum public health and safety protocols, the activity was facilitated by the Finance and Administrative division with the objective of providing free eye consultation and affordable frames and lenses to visually challenged employees and personnel of DILG R2.
According to the recent Philippine National Survey of Blindness and Eye Disease Study, there are nearly 400,000 Filipinos with uncorrected errors of refraction. Some 3.4 million had undiagnosed errors of refraction and according to some research, between 50% and 90% of individuals who work in front of a computer screen daily can experience a combination of symptoms such as blurred or double vision, dry or irritated eyes, headaches.
A total of 38 officials and personnel availed of the free eye consultation.
(SOURCE: RALPHKEVIN U. VISTA)