We take our work on the road, literally. Beginning in the fall of ’04, the College of Optometry launched the Mobile Eye Center program. The MEC is outfitted with examination chairs and testing equipment.It’s the same equipment you can expect to find in any optometry practice, only ours moves from location to location to bring complete optometric care to specific groups of underserved patients. The MEC removes distance, time and affordability barriers that often separate patients from doctors.
This is especially helpful in underserved neighborhoods where eye care services are not offered: