Vision Rehabilitation Therapy
Vision Rehabilitation 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 Vision Rehabilitation Specialist can address visual difficulties for people of all ages with eye diseases, such as macular degeneration and glaucoma, as well as those with low vision conditions caused 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.
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