Low Vision
Occupational
Therapy

Low Vision
Occupational Therapy

Low Vision Occupational Therapy provides customized intervention to improve a person’s ability to perform daily activities and increase independence. The program includes adjustments such as lighting education and home modifications to reduce fall risk.  Our certified Low Vision Occupational Therapist can address visual difficulties for people of all ages with eye diseases, such as macular degeneration and glaucoma. She can also help those with low vision conditions for those affected by traumatic brain injury or stroke.

 

Medicare and most insurance plans recognize the benefits of low vision occupational therapy and will reimburse
for the services provided.

Program Details

A patient-centered treatment plan is designed to incorporate strategies that strengthen independent living, employment opportunities, and educational development. This includes a comprehensive evaluation in the clinic or at the patient’s home or workplace, along with recommendations for low vision compensatory strategy training, and adaptive technology.

Low Vision rehabilitation includes:

  • Family and caregiver education
  • Eccentric viewing technique training for central vision loss
  • Advocate on behalf of the patient for accommodations
  • Assistive technology training
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