Penn Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Penn Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation
Scheie Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Ralston House
3615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(800) 789-7366 (Local)

Brief Description

The Penn Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation is affiliated with the Ralston Penn Center. It is a state-of-the-art facility that implements the skills of ophthalmology and optometry to make the most of vision that cannot be restored further through medical or surgical means.

Hours of operation: Mon., Wed., Thurs. 8:00 AM-4:30 PM.
Geographic area served: Unlimited.


Ranjoo Prasad, Optometrist, Low Vision Rehabilitation

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers assistive technology training.
  • Counseling
    • Offers social services, psychiatry. Social worker available.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in orientation and mobility and offers occupational therapy.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides consultation and referrals for geriatric medicine, geriatric psychiatry, and social services.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.
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