Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation: Ophthalmology Department

General Information

Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation: Ophthalmology Department
675 North St. Clair, #15-150
Chicago Illinois 1 60611
(312) 695 8150
cbarron@nsvc.com
http://www.nmff.org/clinicaldepts/department.asp?id=39

Staff

Carol Barron, Director, Low Vision, Department of Ophthalmology, cbarron@nsvc.com

Services Offered

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides assistance and consultative support to local school systems, teaching of visually impaired students.

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals for mobility, computer training, counseling, social work, medical services, independent living skills training, vocational training.

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

  • Low Vision Services
    • Evaluates and prescribes appropriate optical devices, provides support and follow-up, and makes referrals to agencies and other professionals. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.