In partnership with
The New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Provides eye examinations for patients on the first Thursday of each month from around 9:30 am to 1pm, by appointment.
Examinations are provided by eye specialists of the N.J. Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired Eye Examination Unit.
Prescriptions for glasses or medications will be written as required.
Review and interpret findings of examinations.
Provide written reports of all eye examinations to include identification of those who require early of immediate attention.
The N.J. Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired Eye Examination Unit will evaluate blind or visually impaired patients for educational or rehabilitation services and provide financial or other assistance towards eye care or treatment for patients determined by the Commission to be eligible for such assistance.
Take all required steps to assure that the eye specialist recommendations are implemented, both with reference to care of eye pathology, as well as to provision of glasses and referral for routine or periodic examinations.
Forward completed follow-up records for designated patients to the Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
To make an appointment call SHIP at 908-393-9545
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At SHIP we create programs and services that increase the Somerset County and surrounding regions capacity to respond to the needs of the poor and working poor.
Since March 5, 1984 We have served over 100,000 people.
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