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The Seniors EyeCare Program helps to ensure that all eligible seniors have access to medical eye care and promotes annual, dilated eye exams. This program raises awareness about age-related eye disease, including cataracts, provides free eye care educational materials and facilitates access to eye care.


The Glaucoma EyeCare Program promotes early detection and treatment of glaucoma by raising awareness of glaucoma risk factors (family history, race, age), and providing free glaucoma educational materials. The program also facilitates access to a glaucoma eye exam.


The Diabetes EyeCare Program promotes annual, dilated eye exams for people with diabetes. This program raises awareness about diabetic eye disease, including diabetic retinopathy, provides free diabetic eye disease educational materials, and facilitates access to eye care.


The AMD EyeCare Program promotes annual eye exams for people 65 and older, raises awareness of AMD, provides the latest information about treatment options and low vision services, offers free AMD educational materials, and facilitates access to eye care.


The Children's EyeCare Program is designed to educate parents on how to

recognize the symptoms of eye diseases and disorders in their children between newborn and 36 months of age. This program encourages parents who think their child has a vision or eye problem to have their child's eyes examined by their pediatrician, family physician or, if necessary, by an ophthalmologist.