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MobilEyes Mobile Vision Care

MobilEYES Mobile Eye Clinic of Memphis, TN

Southern College of Optometry’s MobilEYES Community Vision Unit was designed to bring eye health and vision care to our community.

Each year, thousands of individuals in Memphis and Shelby County have no access to appropriate care because of transportation issues. MobilEYES helps fill that need. Our MobilEYES unit offers a mobile eyes program with a fully-equipped vision care clinic on wheels, complete with two examination rooms and a fully stocked optical area featuring eyeglass frames for patients to select.

As an extension of SCO’s Clinical Programs, the MobilEYES mobile eye clinic of Memphis is staffed with eye specialists, including ophthalmologists, opticians, residents, and optometry students. Anyone in need of access to eye health and vision care may be eligible for services.

What to Expect from a Visit to the MobilEYES Unit

If you want to learn more in-depth details about how the program works, we've created an informational video that explains how the MobilEYES program operates:

Who Benefits from the MobilEYES Unit's Vision Care in Memphis

Children

School-aged children receive care through partnerships with local public and private school districts. (Please note: SCO’s School Screening Program is a separate service).

Senior Citizens

Senior citizens receive care through partnerships with community centers, churches, and other health care organizations.

 

Services Provided by the MobilEYES Eye Clinic

Care provided includes:

  • Vision screenings
  • Low vision care
  • Comprehensive eye health and vision care
  • Eyeglasses and contact lenses
  • Identification of vision-related learning problems
  • Disease diagnosis and treatment
    • Diabetic retinopathy
    • Cataracts
    • Glaucoma
    • More

 

How to Schedule an Appointment with Our Mobile Eye Clinic

For more information or to schedule a MobilEYES visit at your location, contact our Project Coordinator, Stuart Turner at sturner@sco.edu.