This comprehensive centre was developed in 2002 with a sole objective of serving visually impaired patients. The center helps them inusing their residual vision so that they can become independent and have a better life.
Assessment of difficulty level in performing day to day activities
Developing an individualized training programme
Vision assessment and trials of low vision devices
Prescription of devices
Training to use the devices
Counselling and motivation of patients
Referrals for vocational training, orientation & mobility training, crisis management programme, special computer training, special school admission, etc.
Referrals to early intervention centre for children with multiple disability (cortical visual impairment, cerebral palsy)
Contrast enhancing devices (filter)
Devices for distance viewing (telescope, sightscope, etc.)
Electronic video magnifier (near vision magnifying devices)
Close circuit television, mouse camera, desktop magnifier
Devices for near- spectacle magnifier, hand-held magnifier and stand magnifier, dome magnifier, bar magnifier etc.
Non optical devices – signature guide, cheque guide. Needle threader, notex, letter writing guide, bold line note book, reading stand etc.