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Ophthalmology

Untreated vision problems can have serious effects on a child's learning, development and physical performance, as well as long-term visual impairments.

Founded by Catherine Alexander and her husband more than 30 years ago, the Alexander Vision Center assist families of children with visual impairments or blindness.

Referrals to our clinic should come from school nurses, physician's offices or public health agencies. Families are required to complete an application for screening and treatment. Specific income guidelines apply. * Please see the chart below for more information.

Signs your child may need glasses

  • Holding items or printed text/books close to their eyes.
  • Sitting too close to the television.
  • Getting tired often and rubbing their eyes.
  • Frequent headaches.
  • Watery eyes.

Appointments and Referrals

Referrals to our clinic should come from school nurses, physician's offices or public health agencies. Families are required to complete an application for screening and treatment. Specific income guidelines apply. *Please see the chart below for more information. Must fall below 150% of the federal poverty level.

Total # of family members Maximum gross monthly Income
1 $1,485.00
2 $2,002.50
3 $2,520.00
4 $3,037.50
5 $3,555.00
6 $4072.50
7 $4,591.25
8 $5,111.25
+ additional Add $520.00

Contact and Locations

Have a question? If you would like to speak to our staff, please call 682-885-4499.

Cook Children's Ophthalmology
321 S. Henderson Street
Fort Worth, TX 76104
682-885-4499 phone
817-882-8992 fax