|IU School of Optometry closes Rural Eye Clinic in Campbellsburg|
|Written by Administrator|
|Thursday, 19 February 2009 00:00|
The rural eye care services offered through Campbellsburg Family Health Care Center have been discontinued as of the beginning of the year.
IU School of Optometry community outreach director, Dr. Jeff Perotti said, “That the School of Optometry would like to continue providing rural eye care health services at the Family Health Center in Jeffersonville.” Perotti also added that programs like Volunteers in Medicine in Monroe and Owen counties and the Eye Care Community Outreach Program (ECCO) that serves eight central Indiana counties will operate unchanged.
“We will continue to look for ways to serve the communities in need.” he added.”We always regret having to make difficult decisions, especially in difficult times. However, we remain committed to training the best eye care providers in Indiana, for the nation and the world.”
Eye care patients who wish to obtain their eye clinic records should contact the Campbellsburg Family Health Center at 755-4443. The closest remaining rural eye clinic in Southern Indiana is located at 1319 Duncan Avenue, Jeffersonville. To schedule an appointment there call 812-285-5980.
For more information contact Dr. Perotti at 812-856-3815 or Steve Chaplin, IU Office of Communications, at 812-856-1896.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2009 13:43|