Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary: Vision Rehabilitation Center

General Information

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary: Vision Rehabilitation Center
243 Charles Street
Boston Massachusetts 1 02114
(617) 573 4177
http://www.meei.harvard.edu/index.html

Services Offered

  • Assistive Products
    • Sells prescription eyeglasses and magnifiers, special lamps and writing guides, telescopes, large print playing cards, talking watches, and automatic needle threaders, and a partial line of video magnifiers.

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers assistive technology training.

  • Counseling
    • Assists patients and their families to overcome the grief and stress associated with the loss of function, and to help them adjust to their vision changes.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Offers comprehensive vision rehabilitation care, including reading rehabilitation, activities of daily living, safety, participation, well-being, including adjustment to vision loss.

  • Information and Referral
    • Coordinates referrals with state and community agencies and identifies financial resources.

  • Low Vision Devices
    • Evaluates, fits, trains, and dispenses assistive devices where patients can successfully learn to use their remaining vision.

  • Low Vision Services
    • Evaluates, fits, trains, and dispenses assistive devices where patients can successfully learn to use their remaining vision.

  • Professional Training
    • Trains ophthalmology and physical medicine and rehabilitation residents, occupational therapists, nurses and professionals from around the world.

  • Services for Seniors