John A. Moran Eye Center

General Information

John A. Moran Eye Center
65 Mario Capecchi Drive
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
(801) 581 2352

Brief Description

The Moran Eye Center provides a Patient Support Program for patients with visual impairment and blindness. The program consists of psychosocial support, referrals, a support group for visually impaired individuals of retirement age, and an Orientation to Vision Loss program


Lisa Ord, Director, Patient Support Program,, 801 585 6635

Services Offered

  • Counseling
    • Offers counseling for visually impaired individuals and families, support groups, orientation to vision loss program.

  • Information and Referral
    • Refers to appropriate resources.

  • Professional Training
    • Offers internships, fellowships, professional training related to eye care and vision loss and training for optometrists, social workers, psychologists, ophthalmic technicians.

  • Health
    • Provides eye care and does research.

  • Low Vision Services
    • Vision Rehabilitation to improve functional ability.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • The Maintaining Independence group provides instruction, discussion and some hands-on training to live the life you want with vision loss.

  • Support Groups
    • Support groups are offered to share experiences, information and offer encouragement.