Northwell Health Offers Free Eye Screenings on World Sight Day, October 13

 Northwell Health will offer free eye screenings on World Sight Day, Thursday, October 13, at designated facilities in Manhattan, Staten Island and Syosset. The screenings are being offered to individuals 18 and older at:

Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital (MEETH)

Great Hall

210 E. 64th Street

New York, NY 10065

(212) 702-7676

8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Syosset Hospital

Doctor’s Lounge (Lower Level)

221 Jericho Turnpike

Syosset, NY 11791

(516) 496-6400

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Staten Island University Hospital

Diabetes Conference Room

475 Seaview Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10305

(718) 2267-1855

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

To ensure individuals maintain proper eye health, the National Eye Institute recommends individuals have a comprehensive annual eye exam, know their family’s eye health history, wear sunglasses to block harmful UV rays from the sun and eat a well-balanced diet with lots of dark leafy greens.