Prevention of Blindness Society (POB)

The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington (POB) is dedicated to the improvement and preservation of sight and quality of life by providing services and education, and by advocating for healthy vision and innovation to everyone in our area.
(202) 234 - 1010   (Voice)

Bright Eyes Children's Vision Screening

Bright Eyes Children’s Vision Screening provides screenings for more than 6,000 local children each year. Screenings test for myopia (nearsightedness), and early childhood eye conditions including amb...
Service Category: Health Vision Tests

Glasses4Scholars Mobile Health Clinic

Glasses4Scholars provides eye exams and prescription eyeglasses to school-age children in need at local schools and nonprofit organizations. How does the Glasses4Scholars Mobile Vision Health Clini...
Service Category: Health Vision Tests

Affordable Eyeglasses Clinic

POB’s Affordable Eyeglasses Clinic provides prescription eyeglasses to individuals who need eyeglasses but cannot afford their full cost. Eyeglasses start at $40, including frames. Each year, we provi...
Required Document: Prescription
Service Category: Health Medical Supplies
Service Eligibility: Income Low-income

See For Yourself Screening and Education Program

See For Yourself provides free screenings for more than 3,000 adults in Greater Washington annually. Screenings occur at major employment hubs, community or recreation centers, health fairs, places of...

Low Vision Resource Center

POB delivers free vision support services and resource navigation to assist individuals with age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and other eye conditions, to maintain the...
  • 4948 Elmo Avenue Washington DC 20814
Service Eligibility: Disability Visual Impairment
Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington
POB Low Vision Resource Center
4948 Elmo Avenue Washington DC 20814