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Indiana University School of Optometry: Eye Care Centers - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Indiana University School of Optometry: Eye Care Centers
800 E. Atwater Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405
(812) 855-4447 (Local)
(812) 855-8664 (Fax)
iubopt@indiana.edu
http://www.opt.indiana.edu/clinics/services/lv.htm

Brief Description

The Indiana University (IU) School of Optometry Low Vision Rehabilitation Service staff helps patients regain some independence in activities such as reading, paying bills, recognizing faces, maintaining balance and walking, enjoying hobbies, returning to work, managing household tasks, driving, and classroom participation.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Staff description: Optometrist, optometry interns, optometric assistant/technician.
Geographic area served: Unlimited.

Locations

Indianapolis Eye Care Center
501 Indiana Avenue, Ste. 100
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Community Eye Care Center
803 North Monroe
Bloomington, IN 47404

IU Eye at Carmel
200 W. 103rd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46290

Staff

Elli Kollbaum, Chief, Low Vision Services and Rehabilitation, (317) 321-2915
Brad Sutton, Director, Indianapolis Eye Care Center, brsutton@indiana.edu

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Performs medical and functional assessments of vision for both healthy individuals and those requiring low vision services.
  • Assistive Products
    • Low vision devices sold to patients only. Products for sale on site.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Visual tasks on the computer as related to tasks of daily living and vocational duties.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up.

Services for Children

  • Early Intervention/Infant Services
    • Assesses infants' medical eye condition and evaluates functional and developmental status.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Staff helps patients regain some independence in such activities as reading, paying bills, recognizing faces, maintaining balance and walking, enjoying hobbies, returning to work, managing household tasks, driving, and classroom participation.

      Our low vision specialists provide care and advice. They supply a variety of visual enhancement devices to help you (or your loved one) maintain independence and quality of life.

Services for Professionals

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides consultations for rehabilitation teachers, orientation and mobility instructors, occupational therapists, parents, and other professionals.
  • Professional Training
    • Training of optometry students.

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