Tag: Mexico

Mission To Mexico By Dr. Robert Fox, OD, FCOVD

| March 2, 2018

Did you ever wonder what happened to all those used eyeglasses collected by your local optometrist? Did the metal get melted down? Did the lenses get reused or recycled? Were they given to the needy? Well….the answer is…they get sent to other countries where optometrists, opticians, and other helpers set up vision clinics! In fact, […]

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Dr. Fox’s Third Successful Mission Trip to Mexico!

| February 8, 2017

I spent the first week of February this year in Gomez Palacio, Mexico. Gomez is about 800 miles south of El Paso, Texas and the home of the Mexican beef industry. The goal for our team of 4 optometrists and 10 support volunteers was to provide vision care and eyeglasses to the poor people of […]

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