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American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Information and Support

655 Beach St, San Francisco, CA, 94109

Distance: 455 Miles

(415) 561-8500

Website

https://www.aao.org/eye-health

Service Details

Description

Learn more about a specific topic and how to connect to additional resources and services.


Additional Information

EyeSmart offers health and medical information for topics related to the eye


Information is available for:
* Common eye topics
* Eye diseases
* Symptoms
* Corrective lenses (eyeglasses or contact lenses)
* Refractive surgery procedures
* Ask an ophthalmologist a question


EyeCare America offers medication assistance services
* Online search of pharmaceutical assistance programs to help obtain ophthalmic medications
* Drug discount card that can be used at major pharmacies


EyeCare America provides two eye care programs for eligible seniors and people with glaucoma


Services include:
* Seniors Program
- Connects seniors with local volunteer ophthalmologists who provide a medical eye exam often at no out-of-pocket cost
- Up to one year of follow up care for conditions diagnosed during initial exam
* Glaucoma Program
- Free eye exam to those who are eligible and uninsured
* Apply for a no-cost eye exam


This program does not cover:
* Eyeglasses
* Prescriptions
* Surgical facilities
* Anesthesiologists
* Hospital services
* Fees for other medical professionals


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Aitkin County 
    • Anoka County 
    • Becker County 
    • Beltrami County 
    • Benton County 
    • Big Stone County 
    • Blue Earth County 
    • Brown County 
    • Carlton County 
    • Carver County 
    • Cass County 
    • Chippewa County 
    • Chisago County 
    • Clay County 
    • Clearwater County 
    • Cook County 
    • Cottonwood County 
    • Crow Wing County 
    • Dakota County 
    • Dodge County 
    • Douglas County 
    • Faribault County 
    • Fillmore County 
    • Freeborn County 
    • Goodhue County 
    • Grant County 
    • Hennepin County 
    • Houston County 
    • Hubbard County 
    • Isanti County 
    • Itasca County 
    • Jackson County 
    • Kanabec County 
    • Kandiyohi County 
    • Kittson County 
    • Koochiching County 
    • Lac qui Parle County 
    • Lake County 
    • Lake of the Woods County 
    • Le Sueur County 
    • Lincoln County 
    • Lyon County 
    • Mahnomen County 
    • Marshall County 
    • Martin County 
    • McLeod County 
    • Meeker County 
    • Mille Lacs County 
    • Morrison County 
    • Mower County 
    • Murray County 
    • Nicollet County 
    • Nobles County 
    • Norman County 
    • Olmsted County 
    • Otter Tail County 
    • Pennington County 
    • Pine County 
    • Pipestone County 
    • Polk County 
    • Pope County 
    • Ramsey County 
    • Red Lake County 
    • Redwood County 
    • Renville County 
    • Rice County 
    • Rock County 
    • Roseau County 
    • Scott County 
    • Sherburne County 
    • Sibley County 
    • St. Louis County 
    • Statewide 
    • Stearns County 
    • Steele County 
    • Stevens County 
    • Swift County 
    • Todd County 
    • Traverse County 
    • Wabasha County 
    • Wadena County 
    • Waseca County 
    • Washington County 
    • Watonwan County 
    • Wilkin County 
    • Winona County 
    • Wright County 
    • Yellow Medicine County 
  • Specialization
    • Older adults 

Eligibility

Seniors Program:
* U.S. citizen or legal resident
* Age 65 or older
* Not belong to an Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) or have eye care benefits through the VA
* Not seen an ophthalmologist in three or more years


Glaucoma Program:
* U.S. citizen or legal resident
* Not belong to an HMO or have eye care benefits through the VA
* Not had an eye exam in 12 months or more
* At increased risk for glaucoma, determined by your age, race and family history


Area Served

Nationwide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (415) 561-8500

Last Update

2/19/2024

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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