UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation
1720 University Boulevard
Suite 405
Birmingham, AL 35233
(205) 488-0736 (Local)
(205) 488-0746 (Fax)
http://www.health.uab.edu/default.aspx?pid=63783

Brief Description

UAB Center for Low Vision is a clinical operation for the UAB Medicine Department of Ophthalmology, an integral part of the UAB Medical Center. The facility is a multidisciplinary clinic with both optometrists and occupational therapists providing eye care and rehabilitation services for patients with low vision.

Hours of operation: By appointment.
Staff description: Optometrists, Occupational therapists, orientation and mobility specialists, optometric technicians.
Geographic area served: No geographical restrictions.

Staff

Dawn DeCarlo, Director, ddecarlo@uab.edu
Marissa Locy, Optometrist, mklocy@uabmc.edu
Jason Vice, Occupational Therapist, jasonvice@uabmc.edu

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Provides vision screenings for all ages.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals to state, federal and local agencies serving persons with vision impairment.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.
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