The Mindful Eyes Foundation offers free, drop-in optometry services at the Berkeley Free Clinic on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month! 

Free Services offered:

  • Over-the-Counter Reading Glasses: No prescription necessary
  • Eyeglasses (1 pair every 2 years): Must have a valid glasses prescription and be enrolled in Medi-Cal or a veteran.
  • Vision Screening: Currently limited to basic screening tests that will assist in making the appropriate eye care referral
    • For Medi-Cal Clients:
      • UC Berkeley, Meredith W. Morgan Eye Center
        • 510-642-2020
        • Minor Hall Addition (next to the Haas School of Business)
        • Online appointments are available. 
      • Sorenson & Sorenson, MDs: Dr. Andrew L. Sorenson, MD
        • 510-848-1413
        • 3010 Colby St. Berkeley, CA
        • Can request an appointment online
      • Bellevue Eye Medical Center: Dr. Leonardo Dacanay, MD
        • 510-488-6767
        • 1911 Addison St. Berkeley, CA
    • For veterans, we can help you connect to eye exam services with the VA


  • The 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month from 5:30pm - 7pm. Drop-in only.

Holiday Hours

  • November 22, 2017 clinic will be moved to November 29, 2017
  • December 20, 2017 will be the only December clinic day. Normal services resume January.