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Evelyn L. Jones Vision Rehabilitation Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Department of Ophthalmology/Casey Eye Institute - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Evelyn L. Jones Vision Rehabilitation Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Department of Ophthalmology/Casey Eye Institute
Oregon Health and Science University
Center for Health and Healing
3303 S.W. Bond Avenue, 11th floor
Portland, OR 97239
(503) 494-3098 (Local)
(503) 418-9112 (Fax)
http://www.ohsu.edu/

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Clients served on average per year: 800+
Number of staff: 4
Staff description: (2) OptometristS Administrative Assistant Social Worker
Geographic area served: Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

Staff

John Boyer, O.D., Clinical Director, (503) 494-3098, boyerjo@ohsu.edu
Michael Klein, Director, Macular Degeneration Center, (503) 494-3055, kleinm@ohsu.edu
Grace Tran, OD, Instructor in Ophthalmology, (503) 494-3098, trang@ohsu.edu

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Provides detailed clinical assessment of each person's vision needs, vision abilities, and options for enhancement of visual functioning. Explains and thoroughly discusses all of the above to the patient and offers treatment options.
  • Information and Referral
    • Refers to and coordinates with community, state and federal resources as needed (e.g., O&M training, vocational placement, orientation to blindness and training in independent living, veterans services), and provides support services to the patient and family members.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Performs comprehensive low vision evaluations and provides counseling on how best to adapt to visual problems. Prescribes and dispenses a supply of low vision devices, including eyeglasses, magnifiers, telescopes, video devices and computer/video devices, and low vision magnifiers.

Services for Children

  • Low Vision Services
    • Offers comprehensive vision evaluations and counseling to help patients adapt to visual impairment. Recommends and dispenses visual aids, refers to community resources, and provides support services to patients and their families.
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