SHARING Clinic offers ophthalmology services

by Catherine Mello, UNMC alumni relations | March 22, 2011

UNMC'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.

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Sandy Goetzinger-Comer
March 22, 2011 at 3:03 PM

Congratulations on expanding your services. Eye exams are so important, particularly to patients who have diabetes. Great job.