P.O. Box 429098, 94142-9098
800-222-EYES (800-222-3937) (24 Hour Helpline)
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.