V.I.P. stands for visually impaired people who are VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE. We want to provide low vision community education, assistive technology, support and mentoring.


Learn more about glaucoma

Learn more about glaucoma

Learn more about glaucoma at www.nei.nih.gov and receive the book on what you need to know about glaucoma. All you need to know in easy to understand language.

V.I.P. Selma Alabama and Dallas County proclaims it glaucoma awareness month. We encourage every one 50 and over to have your eyes screened for the leading cause of blindness.

Glaucoma eye screenings held in Selma

Glaucoma Eye Screenings held in Selma

V.I.P. and Primary Eye Care Center in Selma , Alabama held its first Glaucoma eye screening this day . We served 12 individuals and found that half had or was on the border line of having the leading cause of blindness.

Dr. Kristina Lovinggood offers free eye screenings

Dr. Kristina Lovinggood offers free eye screenings

V.I.P. C.E.O. William H. Bowman awards Dr. Kristina Lovinggood O. D. of Selma, Alabama for providing free Glaucoma eye screenings for free to promote Glaucoma Awareness Month.

Thanks to Dr. Lovinggodd ad staff for hosting the event at your office.

Primary Eyecare Center located at 801 Dallas Avenue in Selma , Alabama

V.I.P. kicks off Glaucoma Awareness Month

V.I.P. kicks off Glaucoma Awareness Month

V.I.P. C.E.O. William H. Bowman appears on WAKA CBS 8 noon show to kick off glaucoma month. Each year V.I.P. promotes the eye disease that causes blindness. This year we are teaming up with Dr. Kristina Lovinggood to do a screening in Selma. Alabama in her office at Primary Eye Care Center.

V.I.P. volunteer Jasmine Evans recognized

V.I.P. volunteer Jasmine Evans recognized

V.I.P. C.E.O. honors Jasmine Evans of Selma, 2015 graduate of Southside High School and Fortis College of Montgomery, Alabama for being our most dependable volunteer ever.

She is on time. Works hard at what she does. Thoughtful and dependable. She has been Mr. Bowman 's driver and assistant since September of 2014 and still is working behind the scenes with Mr. Bowman on and off the road.

Visually Impaired People Organization hosts Miss Alabama State University

Visually Impaired People Organization hosts Miss Alabama State University

V.I.P. Visually Impaired People Organization Inc. was proud to host Miss Alabama State University for 2015 at Selma High School on Friday December 4, 2015.

Miss ASU Muriel Pannell is a Theater major at ASU from Jackson Mississippi spoke to the special needs kids in Mrs. Martin'S class on never giving up on dreams and goals.

Verizon Wireless promotes accessible cell phones

Verizon Wireless promotes accessible cell phones

Verizon Wireless comes to Selma to promote cell phones that have accessibility options for the visually impaired.

he staff spoke at our December 2015 low vision support group meeting. They showed off apps with magnifiers to allow some one with low vision to read a menu in a restaurant.

What We Offer

1) Low vision community educational programs, conferences and assistive technology demonstrations and expos

2) Support groups, mentoring and advocacy

3) Site and Structural modifications for churches, businesses, etc. for public access

4) Consultations for the visually impaired and low vision evaluations on assistive technology for the visually impaired

5) We provide information and referrals for magnification devices

6) Customer service training and workshops to better acommodate the visually impaired customer

V.I.P. Sponsors

Walmart Foundation
Eyesight Foundation of Alabama
Black Belt Community Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Freedom Scientific
First Cahawba Bank
Hat Country Resistal Hats
AI Squared Zoom Text
Moore Stewart Honda
Carter Drug Company
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Pepsi Cola
Wyatt-Kirkpatrick Eye
City of Selma
Dallas County Commission
Regions Bank