Fax: (415) 561-8567
SERVICES PROVIDED: The Seniors EyeCare Program helps to 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 facilities access to eye care. It provides a comprehensive medical eye exam and care for anything diagnosed at that exam for up to one year at no out-of-pocket cost for the physician’s services.
The Seniors EyeCare Program is designed for people who:
Are U.S. citizens or legal residents
Are age 65 and older
Have not seen an ophthalmologist in three or more years
Do not belong to an HMO or receive eye care benefits through the VA
FEES: Medicare and other insurance will be billed and accepted as payment in full waiving co-pays and unmet deductibles for the physician’s services. Uninsured are seen at no cost.
REFERRAL PROCEDURE: Visit www.eyecareamerica.org to take a quick online referral questionnaire for themselves and/or family members and friends, to see if they qualify for a referral to a volunteer ophthalmologist.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: EyeCare America offers multiple eye care programs. Callers will be screened to determine the program that provides the most appropriate eye care services.