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Vision Impairment and Mental Health Conditions in Patients Experiencing Housing Insecurity in Los Angeles

Medical School/Institution:
Project Location/Site: UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic Project, Los Angeles, CA
Key Outcomes:
Preliminary information demonstrates a need for free eye care in the unhoused population. UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic will continue to partner with Salvation Army to provide free eye care for people experiencing housing insecurity. This will be a multi-year project to better serve and examine the relationship between vision impairment/blindness and mental health conditions in individuals experiencing housing insecurity in Los Angeles County.