FOX 4 Cost Cutters: Eye Care Savings for Whole Family

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Kansas City, Mo. — Getting your kids ready to go back to school really adds up. Throw in a visit to an optometrist and you could really be stretched to the max!

Here are a few ways you can save on eye care for your entire family:

  • The Sunday newspaper. Rachelle Jackson with CommunityAmerica Credit Union suggests starting with the coupon section. She says there are often coupons and other deals.
  • Grab a Groupon. You can find offers for optometrists near you home. Just make sure you do your research on the company before you buy the Groupon.
  • and Jackson says you can get great deals on glasses at these two online sites. You will need your prescription to take advantage of the deals.
  • can help you cover the cost for your child’s optometrist visit.  The organization bills according to your income. There are dozens of doctors in the metro working with the program.



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