Resources for Eye Care Professionals in Florida


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Eye care professionals can entrust their patients affected by vision loss to our nationally recognized model of comprehensive and professional vision rehabilitation services. Services are provided by certified vision rehabilitation professionals united with a purpose: to help your patients receive the comprehensive care they need. From fall prevention skills to effective use of remaining vision and proper medication administration— our instructors guide your patients to help them move beyond their vision loss issues.  Please watch the video, at right, by the American Academy of Ophthalmology about the impact of vision loss on the individual and the responsibility of the ophthalmologist to refer or provide vision rehabilitation.

Your Professional Partner in Comprehensive Patient Care


Eye care professionals can entrust their patients affected by vision loss to our nationally recognized model of comprehensive and professional vision rehabilitation services. Services are provided by certified vision rehabilitation professionals united with a purpose: to help your patients receive the comprehensive care they need. From fall prevention skills to effective use of remaining vision and proper medication administration— our instructors guide your patients to help them move beyond their vision loss issues.  Please watch the video, at right, by the American Academy of Ophthalmology about the impact of vision loss on the individual and the responsibility of the ophthalmologist to refer or provide vision rehabilitation.

Your Professional Partner in Comprehensive Patient Care


Comprehensive Statewide Referral Link for Eye Care Professionals


Refer your patients with vision loss to our certified team of low vision therapists, vision rehabilitation therapists, and orientation and mobility specialists. With our Secure and Confidential Referral Link, you and your office staff can easily send your referrals to the Florida ASB member agency nearest to your patient’s home.

Register, today, to get the fastest and easiest resource for submitting your referrals to certified professionals and vision rehabilitation services in your area. Your patients will be contacted within 3 business days, guaranteed!

Register To Get The Link
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“Florida Agencies Serving the Blind is a national model of excellence for partnerships among organizations serving people living with visual impairment. The innovations Florida ASB is bringing to the state also are supporting doctor – patient relationships and wise public policy, especially critical for Florida which has one of the highest rates of growth especially in Older Adult vision loss.”

Roxann Mayros, CEO, VisionServe Alliance

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