UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation

General Information

UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation
1720 University Boulevard
Birmingham Alabama 1 35233
(205) 488 0736
msnow@uab.edu

Brief Description

UAB Center for Low Vision is a clinical operation for the UAB Medicine Department of Ophthalmology, an integral part of the UAB Medical Center. The facility is a multidisciplinary clinic with both optometrists and occupational therapists providing eye care and rehabilitation services for patients with low vision.

Staff

Dawn DeCarlo, Director, ddecarlo@uab.edu

Services Offered

  • Assessment
    • Provides vision screenings for all ages.

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology

  • Health
    • Performs eye examinations and offers medical management services. Administers comprehensive eye examinations (outpatient clinic) and nursing home visits for the elderly.

  • Health Services
    • Performs eye examinations and offers medical management services.

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals to state, federal and local agencies serving persons with vision impairment.

  • 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