Macon Volunteer Clinic Expands Services with the Opening of On-Site Eye Clinic

Staff Report

Friday, January 19th, 2024

Macon Volunteer Clinic is proud to announce the grand opening of its new on-site eye clinic, furthering its commitment to providing comprehensive healthcare services to the community. The eye clinic, a significant addition to the clinic's offerings, will enable individuals to access essential eye care services conveniently.

Beginning January 19th, the on-site eye clinic will offer a range of services, including eye examinations, vision screenings, and prescription eyeglasses for those in need. This expansion aligns with Macon Volunteer Clinic's mission to enhance the overall well-being of the community by addressing not only general healthcare needs but also prioritizing eye health.

A medical home to eligible patients, Macon Volunteer Clinic offers free primary care, dental care, non-narcotic prescription medication assistance, cancer screenings, gynecology, dermatology, orthopedics, neurology, laboratory analyses, x-rays and other diagnostic services and mental health counseling.  MVC’s services are provided at no cost to Macon-Bibb and Twiggs County residents who qualify.  Eligibility criteria are:  (1) ages 18-64; (2) earn no more than 200% of the Federal Poverty Level; (3) have no medical insurance, and (4) be actively working. Patients are screened for eligibility before seeing a physician.  Eligibility screening appointments are available weekly, and can be made by calling (478) 755-1110.

Located on the corner of Ingleside and Rogers, Macon Volunteer Clinic was established in 2003 and is powered by philanthropy and volunteer providers. Its purpose is to foster a community where all working adults, regardless of insurance or ability to pay, can lead healthy and productive lives. For more information about any of Macon Volunteer Clinic’s other services, please call 478-755-1110 or visit