Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Low Vision Rehabilitation

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Data Provided By
United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceOptometrists provide examinations and prescribe optical aids, ranging from hand-held magnifiers to electronic devices designed to maximize remaining eyesight. Therapists train students on how to use optical aids in daily activities like reading, watching television, or recreational activities.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaCounties served in southwestern PA include: Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Indiana, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland
Intake ProcedureCall for appointment.
 
Client Information
EligibilityMost clients come from Pennsylvania, but BVRS accepts clients from all states and some foreign countries.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Ms. Barbara Peterson
Contact's Position Director of Client Services
Contact's Email bpeterson@pghvis.org
Physical Site Address 1 1816 Locust Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Main Phone 412-368-4400
Other Phone 800-706-5050
Fax 412-368-4090
Web Address http://www.bvrspittsburgh.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
Affiliated Program: Rehabilitation Programs
This Service: Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Low Vision Rehabilitation
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Blind Mobility Aids (LH-0600.5000-100)
Blindness (YF-9000.0100)
Visual/Reading Aids (LH-0600.9000)