Ferris State University: Michigan College of Optometry, Low Vision Services

General Information

Ferris State University: Michigan College of Optometry, Low Vision Services
1124 S. State Street, MCO 101A
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 591 2020
http://www.ferris.edu/HTMLS/colleges/michopt/patient-care/Low-Vision-.htm

Brief Description

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.

Staff

Walter Betts, Chief, Low Vision Services

Services Offered

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