Kenneth C. Royall, Jr. Children's Vision Screening Improvement Program

Through this program, PBNC hopes to ensure that all persons conducting school vision screenings in grades K-6 are doing so in a consistent and uniform manner. Trainings and screenings are available in all 100 North Carolina counties.

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Preschool Photo-Refractive Vision Screenings

PBNC offers photo-refractive vision screenings to preschoolers in 36 North Carolina counties. During the 2016-2017 school year, 29,882 preschoolers were screened. To find out if this program is offered in your county, contact Marcia Brantley at [email protected].

Adult Vision Screenings

Prevent Blindness North Carolina conducts adult vision screenings at community health centers, free clinics, health fairs, senior centers, corporations and at the NC State Fair. The screenings provided are primarily retinal screenings and, at some health fairs, acuity screenings. To schedule an adult vision screening, contact Wendy Aves at [email protected]

Financial Resources

As one of our signature services, our partners are eligible to receive vouchers for free eye exams and/or glasses for their qualified individuals.  Prevent Blindness North Carolina offers three voucher programs to provide eye exams and/or glasses. All three programs can now be accessed through one online application form. Contact Becca Leenstra at [email protected] for further information.

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Screener Resources

Downloadable files and purchase links for children's vision screeners in North Carolina.

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