Correctional Health Services only approves eyeglasses that are determined to be medically necessary.
If the patient feels they need distance eyeglasses, family members or friends can pre-pay for an eye exam. The cost of an eye exam includes one pair of eyeglasses.
Send a Cashier’s Check or Money Order to CHS Finance in the amount of $84.00 to the address below
CHS Finance 234 N. Central Ave, Suite 5000 Phoenix, AZ 85004
Please include the following on the Cashier’s Check or Money Order:
Date of Birth (DOB)
An eye exam will be scheduled once payment is received. For safety concerns the patient will not be notified in advance of the appointment date.
Eye care supplies, including reading glasses and contact lens solution, are available from the canteen. Reading glasses are available to those with indigent status. This item can be requested from MCSO. Reading glasses, replacement contact lenses or supplies, and glasses made outside the jail can be brought by someone outside the jail. Patient must submit an Inmate Request Form to the Jail Commander to get permission to have these items brought in. Only eyeglasses with plastic frames and lenses and contact supplies in sealed containers will be allowed. Detention must approve any items brought from outside the jail, even if permission has been granted from the Jail Commander.