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Help Prepare Your Child to Learn and Ensure They Start the School Year with a Comprehensive Eye Exam Transcript

A close-up shot shows Sujal, a young boy, drawing a line through a maze on a coloring page. Bright music plays. A blue banner containing white text appears in the lower left corner. Sujal speaks.

ON SCREEN TEXT:            Phoenix, Arizona

SUJAL: I cannot get out. I'm, like, stuck here forever.

The camera moves out to show Sujal sitting in a cafeteria with other children and teachers. Sujal continues to draw on the maze as he speaks.

A close-up shot of Sujal shows the details of his face.

SUJAL: My name is Sujal Guhr, and I'm seven years old. Maze! Yes!

Cynthia Murray stands in a classroom next to a bulletin board covered with student artwork. A blue banner containing white text appears in the lower left corner of the screen as Cynthia speaks to the camera.

CYNTHIA: He's just explosive. Totally explosive.

ON SCREEN TEXT:            Cynthia Murray
                                            Sujal's School Nurse

Sujal sits at a table in between two small water bottles. As he speaks, he gives one bottle a thumbs-down and one a thumbs-up. Sujal stretches his hands out in front of him as he exclaims.

SUJAL: I did--wow, wow. Ooh!

Sujal looks at a book closely and reads letters from its cover. Cynthia speaks off-camera.

SUJAL: G-I...

CYNTHIA: He was sent to the office.

SUJAL: G-L-A...

CYNTHIA: Teacher was stating that he--they felt he was having problems seeing.

Cynthia stands in the classroom next to the bulletin board and speaks to the camera.

Sujal speaks to someone across the table as he sits in the cafeteria.

SUJAL: Because I cannot see nothing on the--on the boards.

A close-up shot shows a student coloring on a page.

Sujal continues speaking to someone in the cafeteria.

SUJAL: The nurses said I need glasses.

A banner containing the UnitedHealthcare logo, a cartoon bear, and blue and black text displays on the screen.

ON SCREEN TEXT:            UnitedHealthcare
                                            EYE CARE
                                            4 KIDS

A large RV sits outside of the school. The RV displays banners promoting Eye Care 4 Kids. Children walk toward and enter the RV. A man speaks off-camera.

MAN: Channel one...

A man sits behind eye care equipment in the RV and speaks to a boy. The boy looks through eye equipment and responds.

MAN: Or channel two?

BOY: Channel two.

Cecil Swyers stands in front of the Eye Care 4 Kids RV and speaks to the camera. A blue banner containing white text appears in the lower left corner of the screen.

CECIL: Well, what we do is we go to, uh, areas where children would not normally get glasses.

ON SCREEN TEXT:            Cecil Swyers
                                            Eye Care 4 Kids, Executive Director Arizona

A close-up shot shows a man flipping a component on eye equipment. The man speaks.

MAN: Did it make it more clear or more blurry?

The camera "blinks" to a black screen and opens up again to a white screen containing black text.

ON SCREEN TEXT:            NATIONWIDE IN 2018
                                            UNITEDHEALTHCARE
                                            COLLABORATED
                                            WITH NON-PROFITS
                                            IN 7 CITIES

The camera "blinks" again to reveal another white screen containing black text.

ON SCREEN TEXT:            PROVIDING
                                            MORE THAN 700
                                            VISION SCREENINGS
                                            AND
                                            COMPREHENSIVE
                                            EYE EXAMS
                                            TO KIDS

 

 

The camera "blinks" closed to black and opens on a shot of a girl sitting with her head placed in a device, holding it steady. A man speaks.

MAN: Now look up a little bit.

A child sits behind eye equipment. A man sits in front of the equipment. Linda Chous speaks off-camera.

LINDA: We want to provide access where it's--it's limited. We also want to look at eye health.

A close-up shot shows different pairs of eyeglasses.

A close-up shot shows a detailed view of an eye.

MAN: Very good.

Dr. Linda Chous sits at a table. A large sign displays behind her, out of focus. A blue banner containing white text appears in the lower left corner of the screen.

LINDA: We want to look at, um, the health of the eyes to make sure there aren't any problems that, um, could be causing difficulties with vision.

ON SCREEN TEXT:            Dr. Linda Chous, OD
                                            Chief Eye Care Officer at UnitedHealthcare

Sujal sits at a table in the cafeteria. A woman speaks to him, and he responds.

WOMAN: Ready for your eye exam?

SUJAL: Yeah.

Cynthia speaks to the camera.

CYNTHIA: It opens all the doors to possibilities for these kids.

Sujal sits in an exam room and speaks to a woman. Cynthia speaks off-camera.

SUJAL: I cannot see nothing.

CYNTHIA: Without this program, so many kids would be still struggling.

A blurry letter chart displays and slowly comes into focus.

Sujal sits in an exam room and speaks to a woman.

SUJAL: V!

Sujal rests his chin on eye equipment to steady his head as the woman examines his eye.

Sujal speaks to the woman from behind eye equipment.

SUJAL: I cannot see the other letter behind the...

Cecil stands in front of the Eye Care 4 Kids RV and speaks to the camera.

CECIL: He has really, really bad astigmatism, and there's no way he could concentrate in school.

In the exam room, the woman moves the eye equipment as Sujal speaks.

SUJAL: Yeah.

Linda sits at a table and speaks to the camera.

LINDA: There are things that occur--certain types of eye diseases that occur to--in, uh, childhood, and we want to be able to identify those early if there's a treatment.

Sujal looks at a wall of glasses and picks a pair. He tries them on and speaks with a woman. They high-five. Cynthia speaks off-camera.

SUJAL: Let's see if this one is good enough for me. Yep! Perfect.

WOMAN: Awesome.

SUJAL: I choose the green one.

CYNTHIA: I think it's awesome. In any kid who can't see very well, once you open that door of seeing, the sky's the limit.

Cynthia stands in a classroom and speaks to the camera.

Sujal, a girl, and a woman stand outside of the Eye Care 4 Kids RV. Sujal waves as the girl enters the RV and then waves to the camera.

SUJAL: Yeah!

The screen fades to a white background. Blue text displays in the center of the screen. The screen fades to black.

ON SCREEN TEXT:            UnitedHealthcare