State Resources (Texas)
Patients seeking eye care resources throughout the state of Texas will find programs that provided eye exams,
medical, surgical, and postoperative care necessary to prevent disease progression and blindness.
Adult Eye Care
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services — Division for Blind Services (DBS) Blindness, Education, Screening, and Treatment Program (BEST) Program
Provides assistance for adult Texas residents with inadequate health insurance benefits with payment for urgently needed eye-medical treatment. Qualified individuals may include those with diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, detached retina or any other eye diseases determined to be an urgent medical necessity.
Texas WorkForce Commision Resources
Older Individuals Who Are Blind (OIB) Program
The Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind (IL-OIB) serve people 55 and older with significant visual impairments who need assistance with independent living skills, technology and support services.
Vocational Rehabilitation Resources (VR) Program
Phone: (512) 936-6400
The Vocational Rehabilitation program helps people with disabilities prepare for, find or retain employment and helps youth and students prepare for post-secondary opportunities. The program also helps businesses and employers recruit, retain and accommodate employees with disabilities.