Mayo Clinic Department of Ophthalmology: Low Vision Service - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Mayo Clinic Department of Ophthalmology: Low Vision Service
Mayo West 7A
200 1st Street, SW
Rochester, MN 55905
(507) 284-3726 (Local)
(507) 284-4612 (Fax)

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. by appointment.
Staff description: Optometrist, low vision specialists, social worker, ophthalmologist, ophthalmology resident, ophthalmology technician, occupational therapist.
Geographic area served: Unlimited.


William Brown, Low Vision Optometrist, (507) 284-4946
Dennis Siemsen, Low Vision Optometrist, (507) 284-3726,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assistive Products
    • Sells optical and adaptive devices. Products for sale on site.
  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Participates in health fairs, geriatric training conferences, AER activities.
  • Counseling
    • Has a full-time clinical social worker on staff.
  • Information and Referral
    • Offers referral services through Geriatric Medicine Division.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.
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