Free cataract surgeries available in October

The Advanced Vision Institute will hold its annual Days of Caring event, which will provide free cataract surgeries, Saturday and Oct.13.

Ophthalmologist Glenn Campbell, along with staff and volunteers, will provide free cataract surgery to needy patients, according to an Advanced Vision Surgery Center news release.

Patients will be required to fill out an application and undergo an evaluation prior to the operation to determine the need for surgery, the release states.

Other Days of Caring partners are Goodwin and Snyder, Omeros, Bausch and Lomb and Johnson and Johnson, the release states.

Days of Caring

When: Saturday and Oct. 13.

Where: Advanced Vision Institute’s Ambulatory Surgical Center at 5215 Monticello Ave.

For more information or to request an application, call Angela Weeks at 757-229-4000 ext 142.

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