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Bascom Palmer and the Puerto Rico Society of Ophthalmology Launch “Eye Care: Puerto Rico”

Posted: 10.02.2017

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Puerto Rico Society of Ophthalmology, in conjunction with a network of ophthalmologists throughout the United States, has launched Eye Care: Puerto Rico. Eye Care: Puerto Rico will refer all Puerto Ricans who evacuate the Island and in immediate need of emergency eye care, to an eye doctor in the city within the United States in which they land. For more information, contact 866-644-6545 or PRCare@miami.edu, or visit www.Bascompalmer.org

If you have an eye injury or are experiencing an eye-related emergency, please contact your local eye doctor or emergency room. If you are evacuating and would like a referral to an eye doctor in the United States, contact the University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at 866-644-6545 or email PRCare@miami.edu. They can refer you to an eye doctor who is located in the city where you land.

Si usted tiene una lesión ocular o está experimentando una emergencia relacionada con el ojo, por favor póngase en contacto con su médico local o sala de emergencias. Si usted está próximo a evacuar y desea una referencia médica a un oftalmólogo en los Estados Unidos, póngase en contacto con el Bascom Palmer Eye Institute de la Universidad de Miami al 866-644-6545 o PRCare@miami.edu. El personal de Bascom Palmer puede referirlo a un oftalmólogo local de la ciudad a donde usted llegue.