CNIB Eye Van is coming to Fort Frances

Press Release

Do you have diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration or a family history of eye disease? Are you experiencing abnormal vision? Contact your family doctor, optometrist or nurse practitioner for a referral to the CNIB Eye Van.
The Eye Van will visit Fort Frances from July 14-23. Contact your doctor or optometrist for a referral now!
Appointments fill up quickly. Eye Van appointments are booked by calling Cathy Handberg at (807) 274-2042.
An ophthalmologist will examine your eyes onsite.
You may also be screened for diabetes or have your blood sugar checked if you are diabetic.
The Northern Diabetes Health Network is offering diabetes education and screening services at the Eye Van location this year as part of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s Ontario Diabetes Strategy.
Appointments on the Eye Van are limited. Patients who need routine eye examinations or prescription glasses should see an optometrist. Priority is given to patients with medical eye concerns and referrals.
The Eye Van’s visit to Fort Frances is sponsored by the Lions Club. The Eye Van will be parked at the Rainycrest Home for the Aged, 550 Osborne St.
For more information about the Eye Van go to