Stacia's Story

“I noticed something was wrong with Stacia’s vision when she started sitting closer and closer to the TV. I knew that no child should [have to sit that close] just to be able to see,” Carole Wright, Grandmother of Stacia Boyd said.

Stacia was born sighted, but at the age of eight, her vision began to deteriorate. After 10 eye surgeries and frequent visits to the doctor, she lost vision in her right eye and has 20/400 remaining vision in her left eye due to multiple eye diseases. Carole, a retired geriatric nurse, referred many of her patients with visual impairments to Cleveland Sight Center and that is exactly what she and her daughter, Stephanie did with Stacia.

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