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Optometrist Visits Guatemala

Marillac Optometrist Participates in Eye Mission Trip to Guatemala.
Optometrist Visits Guatemala

Dr Ashley Elliott, OD

In March, Ashley Elliott, OD, Marillac Optometrist, traveled with a group of 26 other medical volunteers from Vision Health International to Guastatoya, Guatemala. This is Dr. Elliott’s third such trip.

During VHI’s one week stay, over 1700 patients were evaluated and received services ranging from eyeglasses to sight-restoring surgery. “The experience of helping to restore the gift of sight to those in need is indescribable,” said Dr. Elliott.

Dr. Elliott hopes to return to Guatemala next year for a similar trip.