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Welcome to Friends of the Eye Institute


Thank you for taking the time to explore the many opportunities available for helping our community. Friends of the Eye Institute is a new volunteer organization composed of grateful patients and community members interested in the Flaum Eye Institute’s missions of research, education, patient care and development of new technologies. In addition to receiving our “Vision for the Future” quarterly newsletter, you will be informed of educational and outreach activities in which you may choose to participate. Let's share a common goal of making our region and the world a better place to see.

Some examples of volunteer activities include staffing of glaucoma screenings and pediatric vision testing as well as distribution of educational materials about eye health.  Please check all the areas that interest you. 

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For more information about volunteer opportunities, please contact Meghan King at (585) 276-7311, Anna Booth at (585) 276-6698 or

Upcoming Events

02/13/20                Graves' Disease Support Group 
02/19/20                Eye health presentation at Pittsford YMCA
03/14/20                Glover-Crask Eye Glasses for Kids 
03/20/20                School Vision Screening 
05/09/20                Glover-Crask Eye Glasses for Kids 
06/06/20                Event TBD 
06/06/20                Glover-Crask Eye Glasses for Kids 
06/20/20                Mural Painting 
07/20/20                Beep Baseball Scrimmage
August TBD            Golf Event 
09/20/20                 Eyebowl
10/25/20                 College Town Pumpkin Walk
November TBD      Diabetes Presentation at Bay View YMCA
December TBD      Planetarium Exhibit/ Event 

Past Events

12/07/19               Glover-Crask Eye Glasses for Kids
10/24/19               Graves' Support Group
10/10/19               Health and Wellness Expo at the RIT inn & Conference Center
10/02/19               Glover-Crask Eye Glasses for Kids
09/27/19               Living With Macular Degeneration Educational & Support Event
06/21/18                Graves' Disease Support Group 2018     
01/29/18                AMD Event 2018
12/09/17                Glover-Crask Eyeglasses for Kids
12/07/17                Graves' Disease Support Group
11/04/17                Glover-Crask Eyeglasses for Kids
​07/31/17                AMD Event 2017
06/22/17                Graves' Disease Support Group 2017