New Eyes does not pay for eye exams. However, applicants must have had a recent eye exam (within the past 12 months) to apply for an eyeglass voucher.
Commission for the Blind
search for the Commission for the Blind in your state who should have a Project Prevention Unit and can direct you to assistance for your area.
is sponsored by the American Optometric Association (AOA) and provides free vision care to low-income people and their families that meet specific criteria. Applications must be submitted online at www.aoa.org or by regular mail to Vision USA, 234 North Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63141.
provide financial assistance for eye care to individuals through local clubs. Services vary from club to club.
the public service program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, provides eye care through volunteer Ophthalmologists at no cost to those that qualify.
New Eyes maintains a list of agencies that may provide free or reduced cost eye exams to low income individuals in different states. If a prospective applicant is having difficulty getting an eye exam, click here to submit a request for assistance. New Eyes may be able to help.