Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center

General Information

Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center
79 Middleville Road
Northport New York 1 11768
(631) 261 4400 ext: 2038
michael.fischer5@va.gov
http://www.northport.va.gov/

Brief Description

Low Vision Clinical Service within Veterans Administration Medical Center. VICTORS program (Vision Impairment Center to Optimize Remaining Sight) provides more extensive vision rehabilitation services to veterans, including vision rehabilitation therapy, orientation and mobility, and counseling services.

Staff

Michael Fischer, Chief, Optometry Service, michael.fischer5@va.gov, 631 261 4400 ext.7165

Services Offered

  • Counseling
    • Offers counseling services.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Offers training in skills of daily living.

  • Information and Referral
    • Offers information and referrals to other services.

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

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

  • Services for Seniors
    • Low Vision Clinical Service within Veterans Administration Medical Center. VICTORS program (Vision Impairment Center to Optimize Remaining Sight) provides more extensive vision rehabilitation services to veterans, including vision rehabilitation therapy, orientation and mobility, and counseling services.

  • Support Groups
    • Assists in making emotional and behavioral adjustments to blindness through individual counseling sessions and group therapy meetings.