Indiana University School of Optometry: Eye Care Centers

General Information

Indiana University School of Optometry: Eye Care Centers
744 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
(812) 855 8436

Brief Description

The Indiana University (IU) School of Optometry Low Vision Rehabilitation Service staff helps patients regain some independence in activities such as reading, paying bills, recognizing faces, maintaining balance and walking, enjoying hobbies, returning to work, managing household tasks, driving, and classroom participation.


Brad Sutton, Director, Indianapolis Eye Care Center,

Elli Kollbaum, Chief, Low Vision Services and Rehabilitation, 317 321 2915

Debra McConnaha, Clinical Associate Professor, Vision Rehabilitation Clinic, 317 321 1470

Services Offered

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Visual tasks on the computer as related to tasks of daily living and vocational duties.

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides consultations for rehabilitation teachers, orientation and mobility instructors, occupational therapists, parents, and other professionals.

  • Assistive Products
    • Low vision devices sold to patients only. Products for sale on site.

  • Professional Training
    • Training of optometry students.

  • Assessment
    • Performs medical and functional assessments of vision for both healthy individuals and those requiring low vision services.

  • Health
    • Evaluates, diagnoses, and treats medical eye conditions.

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