Connect with us

Headlines

It Took Months for the VA to Correctly Fill This Veteran’s Eyeglasses Prescription

mm

Published

on

He waited … And he waited … And he waited some more.

Frank Orsini, a 79-year-old veteran who served in the U.S. Army from 1960-1962 in Germany, had one heck of a time getting his eyeglasses prescription filled by the Veterans Administration, as The Times of Northwest Indiana details.

Following cataract surgery in May of last year, the Chicago hospital that performed the surgery was supposed to send a prescription for new eyeglasses to a VA clinic in Indiana. What followed was a string of mishaps and absurd waiting times that left Orsini bewildered as to how this process could take so long, prompting one U.S. Congressman to call the debacle an “unacceptable situation.”

Read more at The Times of Northwest Indiana

Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

Meet the Next Generation of Smart Glasses

Ray-Ban Meta is now available with a full range of lenses, as a complete pair or edged lens. Prescription orders eligible through select insurance providers, including Eyemed and private pay. The Ray-Ban Meta collection combines iconic design with cutting-edge technology. Capture life’s best moments and livestream to Facebook and Instagram with an upgraded 12 MP camera and five-mic system. Stay connected with hands-free calls and messages. Listen to your favorite tracks through built-in speakers. Spark your creativity, get information and control your glasses with your voice – powered by Meta AI. All while keeping your phone in your pocket. For more information, visit here.

Promoted Headlines

Advertisement

Advertisement

Subscribe

INVISIONMAG.COM
BULLETINS

Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Most Popular