CentraState to hold free annual eye screening on May 10

The Novo Nordisk Diabetes Center at CentraState Medical Center, in conjunction with the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, “Project Best,” and New Jersey Department of Health, is offering a free, annual eye screening on Saturday, May 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at CentraState’s Donna O’Donnell, RN, Medical Arts Building, 2nd floor, 901 W. Main Street, Freehold.

The screening is for community members who have diabetes and have not seen an ophthalmologist during the past year, or do not have health insurance coverage. Blood pressure, visual acuity, and glaucoma and urine microalbuminuria screenings, along with dilated retinal eye exams will also be offered. Eye drops will be used and can blur vision temporarily, therefore participants must arrange for a ride home.

The screenings are by appointment only and space is limited. To schedule an appointment, call (732) 308-0570 or visit centrastate.com/healthprograms. For more information about all of the services offered at The Novo Nordisk Diabetes Center at CentraState Medical Center, visit www.centrastate.com/diabetes or call (732) 294-2574.

CentraState Healthcare System is a nonprofit community health organization consisting of an acute-care hospital, a health and wellness campus, three senior living communities, a Family Medicine Residency Program, and a charitable foundation. CentraState’s teaching program is sponsored by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.




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