Essilor named healthcare education hero of 2008

December 15, 2008

Essilor Vision Foundation has been named Healthcare Education Hero of the Year by the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Healthcare Alliance.

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Dallas-Essilor Vision Foundation has been named Healthcare Education Hero of the Year by the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) Healthcare Alliance.

The Healthcare Education Hero of the Year award was given to Essilor Vision Foundation for its efforts in "improving patient participation through activities that increase patient awareness of the rights and responsibilities within the healthcare industry." Audrey Reed, executive director of the Essilor Vision Foundation, accepted the award.

Corey Langley, president, DFW Healthcare Alliance, said, "Recognizing the vulnerabilities of children already disadvantaged in life and offering up essential vision care education, exams, and corrective glasses at no cost is an extraordinary act of kindness and generosity. The Essilor Vision Foundation should be proud of the work it does for our community."