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Eye Doc in a Box helps Third World poor see

March 28. ​​NC Sen. David Curtis, an optometrist from Lincoln County, will hold an ​”Eye Doc in a Box Seminar​” ​​Saturday, April 29​ at ​Bethel Presbyterian Church​.

Curtis ​developed a training program for lay people to learn to prescribe glasses in ​Third ​W​orld countries as part of their mission trip offerings. To date, lay people trained by Curtis have treated more than 900,000 patients, most of ​them having ​received prescription glasses.

Curtis has been on more than 50​ ​medical mission trips and examined​ more than​ 50,000 patients.

“From my experience as a doctor and what I have learned doing these clinics, I created Eye Doc in a Box​,” Curtis said. “It is a training to train layman to conduct eye clinics so that even more people can be blessed with better sight.​”​

To learn more about Eye Doc in a Box, visit http://eyedocinabox.com

The seminar will be held in the Fellowship Hall at Bethel Presbyterian Church, 19920 Bethel Church Rd. The cost to attend is $75 per person and space is limited to the first 30 people. To register, contact Robin Surane at 704-575-2847 by April 26. No deposit required, payment will be accepted at the door.