A nationwide volunteer program started by optometrists helps provide eye care to low-income families.

Eye examinations will be provided in Utah during "Save Your Vision Week," March 3-9.Registration is required in January.To qualify for free care, people must be: working or part of a family with one working member; have no health insurance; have income below an established level based on family size; and have had no eye examination within 12 months.

To apply, people should call the VISION USA toll-free number: 1-800-766-4466. Those who call during January and who qualify will be matched with a volunteer doctor of optometry in their community.