SHARING Clinic offers ophthalmology servicesUNMC's student-run SHARING (Student Health Alliance Reaching Indigent Needy Groups) Clinic now provide ophthalmology services to its patients.
When: Initially on the third Monday of the month, every other month. Students hope to provide the service on a monthly basis as the patient load increases. The service starts this month.
Where: UNMC Physicians Eye Specialists, 3925 Dewey Ave.
What: Students will perform complete eye exams starting on seven patients. They hope to see up to 15 patients by June.
Who: The clinic will accept referral patients from the UNMC SHARING Clinics and the Hope Medical Outreach Coalition Clinics.
Campus support: Students worked closely with the UNMC Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Department to make the ophthalmology night possible.
Congratulations on expanding your services. Eye exams are so important, particularly to patients who have diabetes. Great job.