Monday, November 27, 2017

Subsidized Eye Exams and Glasses in the Galil!

Residents of the Galil, here's another chance to get a really affordable glasses.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 and Thursday, November 30, 2017, you'll have a chance to get subsidized glasses (and eye exams if needed), this time in 
Shlomi.  Please bring your glasses if you just need new glasses with the same prescription as your old ones, OR if you have a written script for your new prescription, bring that in order to save time. You'll be able to get a pair of glasses (standard frames + standard lenses!) for just 100 shekels! Specialty lenses are subsidized on a different scale (multifocals, for example, will cost 600nis and transition lenses for most prescriptions will cost 300nis - still a really awesome deal! My high index lenses cost an extra 200nis, the cost varies by exactly what you need), and some frames are a bit more expensive, but still affordable. Subsidies are available - ask the person in charge if you cannot afford the 100 shekel fee.

The event will take place at the Merkaz L'Kashish in Shlomi, in the Ben Gurion Neighborhood, from noon - 6pm on Wednesday and 10am -4pm on Thursday. There will also be a craft sale to benefit Merkaz L'Kashish at those times.

Please note: Glasses are not made on the spot. You will receive a text message when they are ready to be picked up, at the same place where you order them.

Hope this helps some of you out there! There's been a lot of discussion about the cost of glasses lately.

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I'm sure there will be similar programs in other towns - please let me know if you know of any!

P.S. I am not affiliated with the organizations sponsoring this or any similar events. I was not compensated to post this information. I received a press release, and have passed this information on as a public service. 

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