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Blind Rehabilitation Service: Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Blind Rehabilitation Service: Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center
11301 Wilshire Boulevard
Bldg. 304
Room 2-107
VA-Greater Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90073
(310) 268-4654 (Local)
(310) 268-4918 (Fax)
jane.merrill@va.gov

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Clients served on average per year: 1200
Number of staff: 9
Staff description: Administrative Case Management Rehabilitation Specialists Optometrist
Geographic area served: Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Kern, Riverside counties of California

Staff

JoAnne Giaconi, Chief, Ophthalmology Clinic, (310) 268-4654, joanne.giaconi@va.gov
Teresa Lim, Low Vision Optometrist, (310) 268-4654, teresa.lim@va.gov
Jane Merrill, Director of Vision Rehabilitation, (310) 268-4654, jane.merrill@va.gov

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Counseling
    • Offers counseling.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.

Services for Professionals

  • Professional Training
    • Offers on-site training.
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