Dr. Steven Shanbom
28747 Woodward Ave.
Berkley, MI 48072 (south of 12 mile) Appointment only

  • Free vision screening 3 Thursdays a month from 1 – 2 pm

The Lions Club for Eyeglasses
They may pay for eyeglasses for low income people. In Royal Oak call 248-549-2504 or on the web go to For other Lions Clubs in Southeast Michigan call 248-975-6072.

Vision USA
Provides eye exams free to many uninsured low-income people and their families. 1-800-766-4466

Seniors Eye Care
Age 65 and over, have not seen an ophthalmologist in 3 years, and do not have insurance they offer an eye exam and treatment. 1-800-222-3937 or go to

America’s Best

2 pair of eyeglasses and eye exam – $69.95
Royal Town Center
8914 W. 8 Mile Road
Ferndale, MI 48220

Woodwardside Plaza
30262 Woodward Ave.
Royal Oak, MI 48073

Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired
16625 Grand River, Detroit, MI 48227

Services that increase self-reliance, productivity and dignity for persons who are blind or visually impaired.
These services include:

  • vision rehabilitation therapy
  • orientation and mobility instruction
  • activities of daily living
  • services for seniors
  • computer training
  • low vision training
  • community education and support groups.


Greater Metro Detroit Lions Club
c/o POB 37320
Oak Park, MI 48237

The GMD Lions collect hearing aids. Aids are given to Lions Hearing Center in the DMC (4201 St. Antoine 5E-UHC, Detroit 48202, 313-745-4664) for parts to fix existing aids for people who have low or no income.
Lions Hearing Center also provides hearing testing free of charge and low and/or no cost hearing aids based on income (up to 200% of Federal Poverty Level).
Clubs sponsor the persons using the hearing Center. In addition Lions of Michigan Foundation gives some hearing aid assistance as well. Applications for hearing tests and hearing aids can be sent via email to you or go to for more information or call one of the local Lions clubs.

  • Detroit 313-745-1924
  • Southfield 248-357-4151
  • Rochester 248-218-5589
  • Dearborn 313-253-0880

Binsons Hearing Aid Services 248- 435-9751
30475 Woodward, Royal Oak, MI 48073

Call first for days and times this service is available. Note: this is the test only. If there is any issue, ask for resources to assist with the cost of hearing aids or whatever is next needed.