Local Government Unit of Santiago launched the 2-day Free Eyesight Consultation dubbed as “World Sight Day 2022: Free Eye Check-Up” today, October 10, 2022 until tomorrow, October 11 at Bulwagan ng Mamamayan.

The free consultation for the first day of the said activity was led by Dr. Jose Leandro Dimalanta for patients from Ganano, Tanap and Forest Regions. While on the second day, patients from Poblacion A, Poblacion B and Diadi Region are scheduled to avail the services.

According to Dr. Rosalie Chua-Blanza, different optometrists of the Integrated Philippine Association of Optometrist-Isabela Chapter will also pledge their support to help in the medical mission. Along with her are Dr. Carlo De Luna, Dr. Maricel Ongkiatco and other members of the organization.

Interested patients were advised to undergo screening on their respective Barangay Health Center and secure a referral form from Barangay Nurse or Midwives and an Indigent Certificate for those who would like to avail Free Corrective Lens before proceeding to the venue of the consultation.