Center for Vision Rehabilitation

General Information

Center for Vision Rehabilitation
Allegheny General Hospital
Suite 116
Ophthalmology Department
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 359 6300


Paul Freeman, Director, Low Vision Services, Optometry,

Michelle Gernat, Office Manager/Therapist

Services Offered

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides consultative support to local school systems, teachers of visually impaired, rehabilitation institutes, and schools for blind children.

  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.

  • Professional Training
    • Offers in-service training and workshops on low vision, vision therapy, low vision devices.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in activities of daily living skills, home and work management, and in the use of low vision devices (optical and non-optical).

  • Health
    • Provides evaluation and management of ocular and visual conditions by doctor of optometry.