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Asheville Lions Eye Clinic - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Asheville Lions Eye Clinic
45-A South French Broad Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 665-2982 (Local)

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Thurs. 8:30 AM-5:00 PM, Fri. 8:00 AM-1:30 PM.
Staff description: Volunteer director, nurse, office secretary, screening technician.
Geographic area served: Asheville and Buncombe Counties.


Leigh Nichols, Paraprofessional
Jackie Rice, Paraprofessional
Ann Rice, Director

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals for financial assistance for clients unable to afford eye examinations and eyeglasses.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Evaluation and low vision devices provided with referral from eye doctor.

Services for Children

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Vision screenings provided to private and public schools. Refers to eye care specialists for elevated readings.
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