Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

  • Vision Rehabilitation Needs Assessment

    The following items should be addressed when assessing whether or not to seek vision rehabilitation services:

    • Because of your vision, do you have trouble reading regular size printed materials? 
    • Because of your vision, do you have trouble signing your name on a document? 
    • Because of your vision, do you have trouble making a phone call without operator assistance? 
    • Because of your vision, do you have trouble telling time with a watch or clock? 
    • Because of your vision, do you have trouble managing your personal affairs? 
    • Do you have trouble recognizing people?  
    • Because of your vision, do you have trouble with activities of daily living (i.e. cooking, sewing, shopping or personal grooming)? 
    • If you drive, do problems with your sight cause you to be fearful when driving? 
    • Because of your vision, do you have trouble with independent travel at home or in the community?