Vision Assistance

Please call first to make an appointment and verify services.

The Brady Clinic

1755 S. Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63104
314-256-3200
Must be referred by a caseworker
Clinic charges $135; unemployed and uninsured no charge

Center for Eye Care (UMSL)

Need referral from case worker, school district, or Lions Club Optometric Center
3940 Lindell
St. Louis, MO 63108
314-535-5016

University Eye Center

7800 Natural Bridge
St. Louis, MO 63121
314-516-5131

FOUNDATION ASSISTANCE

7342 Manchester Rd
St. Louis, MO 63143
314-645-1575

Care Optical

1015 N. Grand Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63106
314-535-2273
Under 45 yrs. – Exam & glasses starting at $89
Over 45 yrs. – Exam & glasses starting at $119

Eye Associates

5535 Delmar Blvd., Suite 509
St. Louis, MO 63112
314-367-7077
Must be referred by a clinic for free services

Family Care Health Center

401 Holly Hills Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63111
314-353-5190
Sliding scale fee on income - exam and glasses starting at $20

Grace Hill Murphy – O’Fallon Health Center

1717 Biddle St.
St. Louis, MO 63106
314-814-8700
Sliding scale fee on income
Exams and glasses

Myrtle Hillard Davis Comprehensive Health Center

5471 Dr. MLK Dr
St. Louis, MO 63112
314-367-5820
Sliding scale fee on income - $15 up front
Exams only

People’s Health Center

5701 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112
314-367-7848
Must be a patient - $50
Only open on Friday

South St. Louis Optical

6200 Chippewa
St. Louis, MO 63109
314-352-6100
Glasses only – adults and children starting at $99

Mercy Eye Care

6650 Chippewa
St. Louis, MO 63109
314-752-2679
Exams – adults and children starting at $85
Specials and sales including ½ off frames

Assistance Paying for Exam or Glasses

Please contact the following programs:

Healthy Vision Network

1-800-EYE-CARE (1-800-393-2273) – for uninsured/underinsured adults ages 20-64 in St. Louis City & County. Call first to see if you qualify for their program.

Vision USA

1-800-766-4466 – for adults & children, one person in the household must be working at least part time; application available at the American Optometric Association’s website.

Lion's Club

314-645-3500 if you live South of Hwy 64/40; 314-205-1980 if you live North of Hwy 64/40

One Sight Program

Used by Lenscrafters, Pearle Vision, Sears Optical, Target Optical. For those without insurance, agencies (i.e. United Way, tax deferred agencies, and case workers) can write a letter saying client is in need of eye care. Stores that participate will provide free lenses and frames. Often the doctor will reduce the exam price or not charge at all. Lion’s Club can also determine eligibility and distribute vouchers for lenses and frames. Call the National Lion’s Club at 630-571-5466 ext 372. They will explain the voucher program. Lions Club of St. Louis – 314-645-3500 if you live South of Hwy 64/40; 314-205-1980 if you live North of Hwy 64/40

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