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Chief of Low Vision Clinical Practice, Lighthouse International Adjunct Professor Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, New York Distinguished Professor State University of New York. The Professional Perspective Bruce Rosenthal, OD, FAAO
The Professional Perspective
Bruce Rosenthal, OD, FAAO
Chair, Low Vision Rehabilitation Section of the American Optometric Association
BVI 2008 Visionary Award Winnerand Clare Hood, MD developed the tertiary care vision rehabilitation model and team in the 60’s and ’70’s which consisted of the:
Eleanor Faye, M.D.
The Milestone in Changing Vision RehabilitationLOW VISION: A Symposium Marking the Twentieth Anniversary of The Lighthouse Low Vision Service (1973)
Vision rehabilitation may be necessitated by any condition, disease, or injury that causes a visual impairment which results in functional limitation or disability. In addition to the evaluation, diagnosis and management of visual impairment by an eye care physician (optometrist or ophthalmologist), vision rehabilitation may include, but is not limited to, optometric, medical, allied health, social, educational and psychological services.Definition of Vision RehabilitationApproved by the American Optometric Association Board of Trustees, June 2004
Lori L. Grover, O.D. Chair-electAssistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins
Mark E. Wilkinson, O.D. Vice ChairClinical Professor and Director of the Vision Rehabilitation Service in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Jerry P. Davidoff, O.D. SecretaryDirector of the Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Chester, Pa
R. Tracy Williams, O.D. Immediate Past Chair: Associate professor of Ophthalmology, director of Low Vision Services, at Loyola University.
Dawn K. DeCarlo, O.D. Director of the University of Alabama’s Center for Vision Rehabilitation
Stephen W. Record, O.D.Director of the Low Vision Clinic at the University of Virginia’s Department of OphthalmologyLVRS 2007-2008 Council Members
Thanks to the “unrestricted educational grant” and ongoing support from Optelec and LowVision.com,
Supported by an unrestricted grant from Kemin Health
How to Participate:
A Guide for the Eye Care Physician
This presentation was developed in collaboration with the following organizations: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP), American Optometric Association (AOA), Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER), and the National Council of Private Agencies for the Blind and Visually Impaired (NCPABVI).
Greater New York
Who are the eligible beneficiaries?
Who are the eligible providers?
Lylas Mogk, M.D.
Susan Gormezano, O.D.