NELV&B Hires Doctor of Optometry, Opens Low Vision Rehab Clinic

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    NELV&B Hires Doctor of Optometry, Opens Low Vision Rehab Clinic News

    She’s Back!!!

    We are very happy to announce the creation of our new

    Low Vision Rehabilitation Clinic

    and to welcome 

    Dr. Kara Gagnon

    into the new position of

    National Director of Low Vision Optometry and Rehabilitation Services.


    Our new Low Vision Rehabilitation Clinic offers specialized services for people with vision loss to maximize their remaining vision. This clinic gives people hands-on access to the best distance correction magnification tools and the latest vision technology to boost their residual vision. The clinic also provides education and training on an individual’s vision loss diagnosis, vision techniques and how best to work with optical lenses and low vision devices to enhance vision.

    Dr. Gagnon is charged with running the Low Vision Rehab Clinic, providing visual rehabilitation eye examinations and consultations to find strategies to help people with vision loss better use their remaining vision to regain their independence.

    “Hiring Dr. Gagnon as our first Doctor of Optometry was an easy decision for us. Her expertise in running our Low Vision Rehab Clinic will better enable us to meet our goal to help people with vision loss get functional again.” ~Scott Krug, President of New England Low Vision and Blindness



    How Can We Help You Or A Loved One

    Mr. Magnifier: If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, our Mr. Magnifier handheld magnifiers are the perfect 1st Step for anyone with Macular Degeneration!  Here’s a link to very helpful information, including a free Magnification Guide –

    Free Low Vision Guide: If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with low vision, we have created this complimentary Low Vision Guide a free resource to help you or loved one who has been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration or other low vision conditions. Click here to download a PDF of the entire report.

    Corporate Brochure: Our comprehensive brochure outlines all of the helpful assistive technology and assistive training services we provide. Click here to download our Corporate Brochure.

    Technology: We offer the latest and most advanced low vision and blindness technology supported by world-class personal service. We have nearly 100% of all major electronic low vision, blindness, and software products. Our complimentary, no-obligation demonstration on any of our products will make sure our clients are getting the right product for their specific eye condition. Click here to learn more.

    Training: Assistive rehabilitation training services for people with low vision and blindness.  We go to our clients - home, school, or business - training where they need it - from caring assistive technology professionals. Click here to learn more.

    To learn more about how we can help you or a loved one, contact a Technology Specialist at New England Low Vision and Blindness today. You can call our toll-free number 888-211-6933 or email us at and we will be happy to help.

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