John A. Moran Eye Center

General Information

John A. Moran Eye Center
65 Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City Utah 1 84132
(801) 581 2352
http://healthcare.utah.edu/moran/

Brief Description

The Moran Eye Center provides a Patient Support Program for patients with visual impairment and blindness. The program consists of psychosocial support, referrals, a support group for visually impaired individuals of retirement age, and an Orientation to Vision Loss program

Staff

Lisa Ord, Director, Patient Support Program, lisa.ord@hsc.utah.edu, 801 585 6635

Services Offered

  • Counseling
    • Offers counseling for visually impaired individuals and families, support groups, orientation to vision loss program.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • The Maintaining Independence group provides instruction, discussion and some hands-on training to live the life you want with vision loss.

  • Health
    • Provides eye care and does research.

  • Health Services
    • Provides eye care and does research.

  • Information and Referral
    • Refers to appropriate resources.

  • Low Vision Devices
    • Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.

  • Low Vision Services
    • Vision Rehabilitation to improve functional ability.

  • Professional Training
    • Offers internships, fellowships, professional training related to eye care and vision loss and training for optometrists, social workers, psychologists, ophthalmic technicians.

  • Services for Seniors

  • Support Groups
    • Support groups are offered to share experiences, information and offer encouragement.