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1430 Confederate Avenue
Columbia, S.C. 29201

PRevention of Blindness Program

The South Carolina Commission for the Blind’s Prevention of Blindness Program serves residents of South Carolina who cannot afford prescribed treatments.

We are focused on helping prevent blindness, one person at a time. We understand the impact of vision loss and recognize there are other conditions that may lead to blindness, but we must start somewhere. 

Financial assistance is currently available for the following services:

Eye Exams

Eye Glasses

Cataract Surgeries

Retinal Detachment Surgeries

To be eligible for the Prevention of Blindness Program services one must:

• Meet financial requirements

• Not be covered by any health insurance program

Prevention of Blindness Application

Applications for services may be submitted to:

Prevention of Blindness Progam
PO Box 2467
Colulmbia, SC 29201