Ferris State University: Michigan College of Optometry, Low Vision Services - AFB Directory Profile
Ferris State University: Michigan College of Optometry, Low Vision Services
1124 S. State Street, MCO 101A
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591-2020 (Local)
(231) 591-3991 (Fax)
The low vision clinic accepts appointments for individuals who are unable to read normal size print, such as a newspaper, using conventional glasses or contact lenses.
Patients are demonstrated hand-held, stand, pocket, and spectacle-mounted magnifying devices to accomplish specific reading tasks. There are also magnifying devices that can improve distance vision. The clinic also has many electro-optical devices that can improve near, intermediate, and distance vision.
Hours of operation: Weds. 8:00 AM-12:00 PM.
Staff description: Optometrist on staff.
Geographic area served: Unlimited.
Walter Betts, Chief, Low Vision Services
Services for Adults
- Low Vision Services
- Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.
Services for Children
- Comprehensive vision examinations are available for infants and toddlers. Comprehensive vision examination to evaluate several components of a preschool-age the child's visual system and make sure they are able to meet the special visual requirements of school and recreation provided.
- Information and Referral
- Educates parents parents and patient regarding the status of the visual system and possible associations with overall health and development.