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The Eye Clinic addresses the need for vision testing, glaucoma screening, and prescription eyeglass service for patients without vision insurance. Opened in 1999, all services provided in the Eye Clinic are free for our guests. Dr. Bernetta Davis is our resident physician. Referrals must be submitted by case workers and faxed to the Eye Clinic’s attention at along with proof of income and proof of residency in D.C and metropolitan area.

UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, the Eye Clinic is open with limited attendance of 6 patients. All patients are required to have face masks on and must follow the safety recommendations of the CDC and Dr. Bernetta Davis to receive service. 

In addition to the Eye Clinic Eligibility Screening Form, patients must also sign COVID-19 Notice and Acknowledgement of RiskEye Clinic Appointment Questionnaire, and Eye Clinic COVID-19 Questionnaire. 

Eligibility to Receive Free Eye Care:
  • Must be an adult 18 years old or older
  • Household income must be below 175% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Must not have medical insurance that covers vision care
  • Must be referred by any authorized government agency or non-profit organization in the D.C Metropolitan areas

For questions about eligibility and referrals, please contact Evert Vargas, our Eye Clinic Coordinator, at [email protected] or dial (301)-585-6463 X203.

Eye Clinic Eligibility Screening Form

COVID-19 Notice and Acknowledgement of Risk

Eye Clinic Appointment Questionnaire

Eye Clinic COVID-19 Questionnaire

Referrals are accepted from caseworkers, social workers, and the following agencies:
On The Day of Your Appointment:
  • Arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled appointment
  • Bring photo ID
  • Check in with the Eye Clinic assistant
  • Complete the forms