At Advanced Eyecare, we believe strongly in giving back to the community and caring for the eyes of all those in need. Outreach programs represent an opportunity to show the community the level of commitment our optometrists have to their community.
Dr. Ennis participates each year in Optometry Missions through Operation Renewed Hope Medical Missions Agency. His most recent Mission trips have been to Panama, Albania and Chile.
Optometry Mission to Albania 2016
MedicalMissions.org matches medical and other volunteers with organizations sponsoring medical missions worldwide. They provide totally free services for medical volunteers who register and mission organizations alike posting their opportunities. The aim of MedicalMissions.org is to hook up inspired healthcare providers with organizations supporting medical missions by providing a free, searchable database of health-related volunteer programs and medical mission journeys. These include short and long-term medical volunteer opportunities, both domestic and international.
MedicalMissions.org was established in 2009 by Jackson Healthcare as part of Jackson Healthcare Charities. Click here for more information about medicalmissions.org
He states that his favorite patient stories include the opportunity to give patients glasses on medical mission trips, especially those who have never had glasses and can suddenly see and read their Bible. "They are instantly transformed before you."