Chapter 5: Health and Mental Health
Section 9: Vision Care and Eyeglasses
The Eye Clinic manager Taneisha Wilson can be reached at twilson@skylineurbanministry or (405) 632-2644 ext. 110.
The mission of the American Academy of Ophthalmology is to protect sight and empower lives by serving as an advocate for patients and the public, leading ophthalmic education, and advancing the profession of ophthalmology.
Services for adults include clinics, dental care, pharmacy, labs, eye exams and other low cost health care for the uninsured Norman area residents.
Provides financial assistance to individuals for eye care through local clubs. There are Lions Clubs in most localities. Services vary from club to club.
Coordinated by the volunteer Eye Surgeons' Association, this project provides free cataract surgery to people of all ages who have no other means to pay. Surgeries are scheduled annually on one day.
This program provides medical and dental services, legal services, food, housing advice and family assistance. Services include an eye clinic with help for eye exams and glasses.
The Sight for Students program is the VSP Vision Care national charity program. Every year, VSP provides free eye exams and prescription eyewear to more than 50,000 children through the VSP private-practice network of more than 30,000 eye doctors. The program operates through a network of community partners who identify children in need.
Operating through a network of community partners, VSP Sight for Students gift certificates provide children in need with no-cost eye care and prescription glasses from a local doctor.
More information about Sight for Students: