Ohio State University: College of Optometry, Low Vision Rehabilitation Service - AFB Directory Profile
Ohio State University: College of Optometry, Low Vision Rehabilitation Service
338 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 292-1104 (Local)
(614) 688-4960 (Fax)
OSU Vision Rehabilitation Service specializes in working with persons with impaired vision to determine the most appropriate strategies for using vision. It is one of two entry points for the Ohio Bioptic Driving Program.
Hours of operation: Weekdays.
Clients served on average per year: 500
Number of staff: 5
Staff description: Multiple faculty optometrists with extensive experience in low vision rehabilitation work with fourth-year optometry interns to meet patient needs.
Geographic area served: Unrestricted.
Alysia Benson, Contact, (614) 292-1104, Abenson@optometry.osu.edu
Roanne Flom, Chief, Low Vision Rehabilitation Service, College of Optometry, firstname.lastname@example.org
Services for Adults
- Conducts low vision assessments.
- Assistive Products
- Offers bioptic driving program and training in the use of visual assistive technologies.
- Low Vision Services
- Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.
Services for Professionals
- Professional Training
- Offers internships for optometrists as part of a four year optometry curriculum. Also offers a two year Advanced Practice Fellowship in Vision Rehabilitation, which combines clinical training and a Masters in Vision Science.