John A. Moran Eye Center - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

John A. Moran Eye Center
65 Mario Capecchi Drive
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
(801) 581-2352 (Local)
(801) 581-3357 (Fax)

Brief Description

The Moran Eye Center provides a Patient Support Program for patients with visual impairment and blindness. The program consists of psychosocial support, referrals, a support group for visually impaired individuals of retirement age, and an Orientation to Vision Loss program

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-5:00 PM. Ophthalmologist on call 24 hours a day.
Staff description: Ophthalmologists, counselors, ophthalmic photographers, optometrists, ophthalmic technicians.
Geographic area served: Unlimited.


Randall Olson, Chairman and Director,
Lisa Ord, Director, Patient Support Program, (801) 585-6635,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Counseling
    • Offers counseling for visually impaired individuals and families, support groups, orientation to vision loss program.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • The Maintaining Independence group provides instruction, discussion and some hands-on training to live the life you want with vision loss.
  • Information and Referral
    • Refers to appropriate resources.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Vision Rehabilitation to improve functional ability.
  • Support Groups
    • Support groups are offered to share experiences, information and offer encouragement.
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