Jesse Brown VAMC and Hines VAH
Residents are presented with a high patient volume and gain a large amount of experience diagnosing and treating complex ophthalmic conditions, and have exposure to a patient population with a high prevalence of systemic disease.
Low Vision Rehabilitation
Each resident rotates for four months at Hines where they are immersed in both the outpatient and inpatient delivery of Low Vision, including
interaction with the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team.
Residents get a unique experience of fitting medically necessary contact lenses on patients with a myriad of corneal diseases with Soft, RGPs and Scleral lenses.
Sponsored by the Department of Veterans Affairs
Affiliated with the Illinois College of Optometry and the University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Ophthalmology
Accredited by the Accrediting Council on Optometric Education
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