A year-round program, Vision USA provides a basic eye health and vision care services free of charge to the many uninsured low-income people and their families who have no other means of obtaining care. More than 40 million low-income, working people in the United States cannot afford the cost of routine eye care or the health insurance that covers it. As income earners, they don't qualify for government aid and private health-care assistance. Vision USA, started nationwide in 1991, and is a program developed by optometric physicians who are members of the American Optometric Association. Approximately 340,000 low income working Americans have benefited from free eye examinations through Vision USA. You can visit http://www.aoa.org/visionusa.xml for more information and to find out if you qualify.
West New York, NJ Lions Club (WNY Leones Cubanos)
Dr. Rodriguez renders free eye care to those in need through the WNY Lions Club.
Dr. Rodriguez helps organize and participates in the annual West New York Lions Club – Palisades Medical Center Health Fair which provides free screening to the community.Free and open to the general public, the health fair offers free health tests for blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol, glaucoma and eye screening, dental, chiropractic and other health screening and education services.Health information is provided in English and Spanish and bi-lingual medical professionals are on hand to answer questions from community residents
Provide a one-time, comprehensive eye assessment to infants in their first year of life, offering early detection of potential eye and vision problems at no cost regardless of income. You can find out more at the Infant SEE website.