Department of Ophthalmology
Lions Low Vision Center

Lions Low Vision Rehabilitation Center of Texas (LLVRC)

The Lions Low Vision Rehabilitation Center of Texas is an interdisciplinary center for low vision evaluation, resources and rehabilitation. It is located in San Antonio at 8403 Floyd Curl Drive, (Greehey Academic and Research Campus, Health Professions Building).

 

The Center is a community partnership of the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine/Department of Ophthalmology and the Lions Clubs International. Individuals whose vision cannot be corrected by traditional means, such as eye glasses or surgery, may benefit from services and devices to make the most of their vision.

SERVICES PROVIDED

Low Vision Evaluation - An optometrist specializing in low vision assesses the level of functional vision. The goal is to determine how to use remaining vision effectively to perform necessary or desired tasks with the help of low vision devices.

 

Activities of Daily Living - An occupational therapist specializing in low vision collaborate with the optometrist to evaluate a person's level of function in every day activities. Areas of evaluation and treatment include but are not limited to: reading, writing, diabetes self-management, cooking, home management and safety.

 

Dynavision Rehabilitation - The Dynavision is a device to help rehabilitate patients with visual and motor problems. The Dynavision can help improve scanning strategies, eye/hand coordination and reaction time, visual attention, and visual processing.

 

PATIENT INFORMATION

Patient Appointments - (210) 567-8600

Hours of Operation - Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Physical Location - 8403 Floyd Curl Drive, UTHSCSA Greehey Academic and Research Campus, Health Professions Building, 1st Floor, San Antonio, TX 78229.

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Parking is free for patients and is located on the southeast side of the Allied Health Sciences Buildng.

 

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LINKS AND RESOURCES

LIONS LOW VISION REHABILITATION CENTER OF TEXAS

The UTHSCSA Department of Ophthalmology is an active sponsor of the San Antonio Low Vision Club.

Lions Sight Research Foundation

Prevent Blindness Texas

San Antonio Lighthouse For The Blind

Texas Commission for the Blind

UTHSCSA Occupational Therapy