Provides referrals for seniors (age 65 or over) who do not have an ophthalmologist. Callers who meet the eligibility requirements are mailed the name of an ophthalmologist participating near their home. Participating doctors provide medical eye exams and treatment for conditions or diseases, if necessary. Qualified callers receive treatment at no expense for the doctor`s services. Eyeglasses, prescriptions, hospital services and other medical services are not covered under the program. Doctors accept insurance reimbursement as payment in full. Literature pertaining to eye diseases and medical procedures is available by mail.
- Senior EyeCare Program ensures that every senior has access to medical eye care and promotes annual dilated eye exams. It raises awareness about age-related eye disease (including cataracts), provides free eye care educational materials, and facilitates access to eye care - at no out-of-pocket expense.
- Diabetes EyeCare Program promotes annual dilated eye exams for people with diabetes. The program raises awareness of diabetic eye disease (including diabetic retinopathy), provides free diabetic eye disease educational materials, and facilitates access to eye care - at no out-of-pocket expense.