Low vision clinics to be held March 4-7 in Kodiak

Is vision loss causing you to have trouble keeping up with activities you used to enjoy?

This March in Kodiak, find out how a functional low vision screening and daily living tips can improve your life. Discover specialized magnifiers and other devices as well as safety techniques that can help you enjoy those activities again.

The low vision clinic will be held March 4-7 at the Kodiak Senior Center, 302 Erskine Ave. 

You can schedule a screening at the clinic with Charity Son, Low Vision Coordinator, Alaska Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, at 907-771-4305.

For those unable to reach the senior center, home visits are available by appointment. These home visits include daily living tips and training, such as organizing and labeling food containers and other items. Techniques to use a long white cane for safety when walking in your community are also provided if needed. If you would like to schedule an in-home visit, or if you have further questions, you can also contact Charity Son at the above number.

Please have a copy of your most current eye report (within the past 12 months) from your eye doctor in hand.

The Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired is planning to conduct low vision assessments in Dillingham and Unalaska. Locations and dates are still to be determined.

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