Legacy Health offers free glaucoma screenings



Legacy Health will offer free visual field screenings at its hospitals in the Portland-Vancouver metro area this month.

The Legacy Good Samaritan Devers Eye Institute, a comprehensive eye center, is providing the screenings in honor of National Glaucoma Awareness Month. The screenings will test for glaucoma and other serious diseases of the eye.

The screening is painless and takes only a few minutes; results are immediate. No appointment is required and everyone is welcome.

The screening in Vancouver will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center in the second-floor lobby, 2211 N.E. 139th St.

Other screenings, all 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.:

• Tuesday, Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Portland.

• Jan. 20, Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center in Gresham.

• Jan. 25, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center.