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The Community Eye Clinic in Fort Worth provides medical and routine eye care with one staff optometrist and optometry students in their clinical rotation year of study. It is located inside First Christian Church in downtown Fort Worth.

SITIO WEB | fortworthdisciples.org/Community-Eye-Clinic

TELÉFONO | (817) 289-6800

Low Cost Eye Care
Free Affordable Low Cost Eye Care

Cedar Springs Eye Clinic provides primary eye care, pathology management, specialty contact lenses and an independent optical dispensary. Operated by the University of Houston’s School of Optometry, this eye clinic provides eye care with a staff optometrist and optometry students.

SITIO WEB | opt.uh.edu/patient-care/cedar-springs

TELÉFONO | 214-528-7354

 

The Dallas Area Council of the Blind is an organization that advocates for blind and visually impaired Texans.

SITIO WEB | dallasacb.org

Blind Advocacy Accessibility

Cornerstone Assistance Network’s Cataract Clinic is a free cataract facility for the uninsured. It provides surgery and medications for patients with vision loss and no ability to pay for sight-restoring procedures. Cornerstone serves individuals who are 18 years or older, without health insurance and low income.

SITIO WEB | canetwork.org/health_services.aspx

TELÉFONO | 817-632-6020

Texas Workforce Solutions helps visually impaired adults prepare for, obtain, retain or advance in their job. Contact TWS to apply for services.

SITIO WEB | twc.texas.gov/about-texas-workforce#texasWorkforceSolutions

TELÉFONO | 800-628-5115

Blind Low Vision Job Accessibility

Programas de Asistencia para Recetas

Through the Texas Prescription Assistance Program, everyone qualifies and there are no fees to participate. They provide prescription medication savings to millions of people whether uninsured or insured with a high deductible.

SITIO WEB | texas.prescriptionassistance.info 

TELÉFONO | 1-844-272-8379

Eye Care Prescription Assistance
Eye Health Prescription Assistance

 

Texas Drug Card is a statewide discount prescription assistance program. The program works to help uninsured and under-insured residents afford their prescriptions.

SITIO WEB | texasdrugcard.com

 

 

Good Days helps patients pay insurance co-pays for life-extending and life-saving treatments.

SITIO WEB | mygooddays.org

TELÉFONO | 972-608-7141

 
Low Cost Eye Care

Good RX has a prescription drug card that can be ordered online. The card provides discounts on most prescription drugs at over 700,000 U.S. pharmacies. In addition to the drug card, GoodRX also has a mobile app. It works for every member of your family and you don’t have to have insurance.

SITIO WEB | goodrx.com 

TELÉFONO | 855-268-2822

Eye Health Prescription Assistance
Eye Drops Prescription Assistance

Lucentis Access Solutions assists patients who need access to Lucentis medication and assists them with health insurance coverage and reimbursement issues. Lucentis is used to treat patients with wet age-related macular degeneration, macular edema following retinal vein occlusion, diabetic macular edema, diabetic retinopathy and myopic choroidal neovascularization.

SITIO WEB | genentech-access.com/patient/brands/lucentis.html

TELÉFONO | 1-866-724-2377

The HealthWell Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to adults and children to cover the cost of prescription drug coinsurance, co-payments, deductibles, and other health-related costs.

SITIO WEB | healthwellfoundation.org

TELÉFONO | 1-800-675-8416

Eye Care Prescription Assistance
Prescription Assistance Eye Care

NeedyMeds provides information obtained directly from the drug manufacturers regarding special programs to assist people who can’t afford to buy the medications they need. Eligibility and application requirements vary.

SITIO WEB | needymeds.org

TELÉFONO | 1-800-503-6897

 

Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription coverage obtain the medicines they need through this program. They provide these services free of charge and many patients receive their medications at no cost or discounted prices.

SITIO WEB | medicineassistancetool.org

TELÉFONO | 888-477-2669

Low Cost Eye Health Prescription Medication
Eye Care Prescription Help

Patient Access Network Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization that provides assistance to under-insured patients for their out-of-pocket expenses for life-saving medications. Patients can apply online or call the phone number listed below.

SITIO WEB | panfoundation.org

TELÉFONO | 1-866-316-7263

Programas para Personas con Impedimentos Visuales

Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center, located in Austin, serves adults who are legally blind by helping them learn alternative techniques to prepare for employment, get a job, attend college and live independently in their communities.

SITIO WEB | twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/criss-cole-rehabilitation-center

TELÉFONO | 1-800-628-5115

Low Cost Blind Accessibility Assistance
Blind Low Vision Advocacy Accessibility

LightHouse for the Blind has multiple programs that help those with visual impairments including an employment immersion program and a deaf-blind program.

SITIO WEB | lighthouse-sf.org

TELÉFONO | 415-431-1481

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired serves as a special public school in which students, ages 6 through 21, who are blind, deaf-blind, or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities, are eligible for consideration for services on the TSBVI campus.

SITIO WEB | tsbvi.edu

TELÉFONO | 512-454-8631

 
School for Blind Low Vision Accessibility
School for Blind Low Vision Braille Accessibility

The Hadley Institute has Braille transcribing and production services. The program makes it possible for individuals with visual impairments to go about their daily lives without having to worry about transcribing or reading Braille items.

SITIO WEB | hadley.edu

TELÉFONO | 800-323-423

The National Federation of the Blind’s White Cane Program gives blind individuals the ability  to achieve a full and independent life by increasing mobility. You can request a free white cane on its website and find more information regarding usage as well.

TELÉFONO | 410-659-9314
Blind Low Vision Free Low Cost White Cane Accessibility

Programas de Asistencia Financiera

EyeCare America provides eye care to U.S. citizens and legal residents through volunteer ophthalmologists. These eye care services are provided at no out-of-pocket cost to those who qualify.

SITIO WEB | aao.org/eyecare-america

TELÉFONO | 877-887-6327

Free Affordable Low Cost Eye Care Glasses
Free Affordable Low Cost Eye Care Glaucoma

American Glaucoma Society Cares is a public service program affiliated with the American Glaucoma Society. It is dedicated to providing surgical glaucoma care at no cost to uninsured patients who qualify for such care.

SITIO WEB | americanglaucomasociety.net/patients/ags-cares

TELÉFONO | 415-561-8587

New Eyes for the Needy purchases new prescription eyeglasses through a voucher program for children and adults who cannot afford glasses on their own. New Eyes accepts, recycles and distributes donated glasses for low-income people overseas.

SITIO WEB | new-eyes.org

TELÉFONO | 973-376-4903

Free Low Cost Affordable Glasses Contacts Eye Care
Free Affordable Low Cost Eye Care

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Hill Burton Program provides medical care for free or at a reduced cost to those that meet eligibility requirements.

AVAILABLE AT | hrsa.gov/get-health-care/affordable/hill-burton

TELÉFONO | 877-464-4772

Lions Club International provides financial assistance for eye care through local Lions Clubs.

SITIO WEB | lionsclubs.org

TELÉFONO | 630-571-5466

Free Affordable Low Cost Eye Care
Free Affordable Low Cost Eye Care Cataracts Surgery

 

Mission Cataract USA provides free cataract surgery to all ages who have no Medicare, Medicaid, or third party insurance.

SITIO WEB | missioncataractusa.org

TELÉFONO | 559-797-1629

 

The National Federation of the Blind works to improve the social and economic conditions of blind persons. They have a public education program and special interest divisions.

SITIO WEB | nfb.org

TELÉFONO | 410-659-9314

Blind Low Vision Accessibility Advocacy
Free Affordable Low Cost Eye Care Cataract Surgery

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has funding to provide cataract surgery for eligible, uninsured patients through a grant in partnership with St. Vincent’s House Clinic in Galveston.

SITIO WEB | hosmd.org

TELÉFONO | 409-763-8521

Recursos Educativos

American Academy of Ophthalmology is dedicated to educating people about eye diseases and eye conditions, as well as the preservation of eye health. The Eyenet portion of its website houses educational articles about vision health.

SITIO WEB | aao.org/eyenet

TELÉFONO | 415-561-8500

Free Affordable Low Cost Eye Care Education
Blind Low Vision Advocacy Accessibility

Prevent Blindness is an organization that works to prevent blindness and preserve sight, along with promoting education and awareness campaigns.

SITIO WEB | preventblindness.org

TELÉFONO | 1-800-331-2020

 

The National Council on Patient Information and Education works to advance the safe, appropriate use of medicines.

SITIO WEB | bemedwise.org

TELÉFONO | 1-866-422-2377

 
Free Affordable Low Cost Eye Care Health Prescription Assistance Information
Blind Low Vision Advocacy Accessibility

The American Foundation for the Blind advocates for people who are losing their sight and ensures that they get the services and resources that will help them remain independent.

SITIO WEB | afb.org

TELÉFONO | 800-232-5463

These state organizations provide educational resources on eye care, eye disorders, and eye diseases

Texas Ophthalmological Association

SITIO WEB | texaseyes.org

TELÉFONO | 512-370-1504

Texas Optometric Association

SITIO WEB | texas.aoa.org

TELÉFONO | 1-800-707-2020

Cuidado de la Salud

Medicare Part A covers inpatient hospital stays, care in a skilled nursing facility, hospice care, and some health care. Part B covers doctor services, outpatient hospital care, home health care. If you have a medical diagnosis and need glasses, Medicare will cover that expense.

SITIO WEB | medicare.gov

TELÉFONO | 1-800-633-4227

You may qualify for Medicaid if you are an adult caring for a child or for an adult age 65 or older. You may also qualify for Medicaid if you have a disability.

SITIO WEB | hhs.texas.gov/services/health/medicaid-chip/programs/medicaid-adults

TELÉFONO | 1-866-316-7263

Transporte

Rides in Sight is a national organization that provides senior transportation options. The Ride in Sight Hotline is available Monday-Friday from 7:00AM-7:00PM Central Time. Their operators are available to answer questions regarding senior transportation and options for those with visual impairments.

SITIO WEB | ridesinsight.org

TELÉFONO | 1-855-607-4337

Blind Low Vision Assistance Senior Transportation
Low Vision Technology Accessibility App

Both Uber and Lyft provide voiceover options within their apps. Both of these ride-sharing services can be downloaded onto a mobile device. They run almost every hour of the day. You can download the apps through the Apple App Store and on Android.

The DART bus that runs through the City of Dallas has a Paratransit Service. DART’s Paratransit Services provide curb-to-curb public transportation for individuals with disabilities who are unable to use the DART bus or rail service. This service also offers free travel training and a travel ambassador program to ADA eligible individuals who have the ability to ride the bus or use rail services.

SITIO WEB | dart.org/riding/paratransiteligibility.asp

TELÉFONO | 214-979-1111

DART Blind Low Vision Accessibility Dallas

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