Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology, A division of the Henry Ford Department of Ophthalmology - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology, A division of the Henry Ford Department of Ophthalmology
15415 East Jefferson Avenue
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230
(313) 824-4710 (Local)
(313) 822-4233 (Fax)
jdara@dioeyes.org
http://www.henryford.com/DIO

Brief Description

The Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology (DIO) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, devoted to matters pertaining to vision and the eye. It was founded in 1972 by business people and local ophthalmologists to provide the support and tools necessary to enhance independence for the visually impaired and blind; and help provide answers to eye and vision problems through research.

The DIO operates four support groups for adults and seniors who are visually impaired. Transportation is available for members of the visually impaired support groups.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Number of staff: 6
Staff description: 3 full-time, 3 part-time
Geographic area served: Metropolitan Detroit and tri-county area.

Staff

Helen Clarren, Support Services for the Visually Impaired, (313) 824-4710 40476, hclarre1@hfhs.org
Judith Dara, Practice Manager, (313) 824-4710 222, jdara@dioeyes.org
Philip Hessburg, Medical Director, (313) 824-4710 236, pchessburg@dioeyes.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assistive Products
    • Distributes low vision devices. Products for sale on site.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Computer training for the visually impaired and blind
  • Services for Seniors
    • Support groups for visually impaired and blind seniors
  • Support Groups
    • Offers support groups for visually impaired seniors and workshops in daily living skills.
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