Bishop optical offering eyeglasses to 4,000 Navajo

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FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Thousands of Navajo citizens are expected to receive free eye exams and eyeglasses by September under a $300,000 contract signed between the Navajo Tribal Council and Bishop Optical.

More than 1,700 people lined up for appointments at Bishop’s Gallup location during the first 13 days since the program began, owner Doug Bishop said. He anticipates serving 4,000 people before the contract expires Sept. 30.

“It’s crazy,” he said. “We’re doing a couple hundred pairs of eyeglasses per day.”

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