Cherry Health provides comprehensive adult and pediatric vision services at the Heart of the City Health Center, Montcalm Area Health Center and Wyoming Community Health Center. Services include dilated eye exams, diagnosis and treatment of ailments, chronic eye problems, refractions and dispensing of eye glasses, as well as case management services for those with diabetes.
The eye care program has been in operation at Heart of the City Health Center since 1988, originated through the efforts of Dr. Mark Sheldon with Grand Rapids Ophthalmology. The clinic was renamed The Grand Rapids Lions Club Vision Clinic in October 2011, in honor of the Lions’ generosity in the expansion of vision services. Equipment and services have been furnished with the support of Grand Rapids Ophthalmology, Grand Rapids Lions Club, Lions Clubs International Foundation, Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired and Michigan Foundation for Vision Awareness.
The vision program at Montcalm Area Health Center opened in October 2015 while the vision program at Wyoming Community Health Center opened this fall. Both locations provide comprehensive services as well as a retail center with eye glasses.