DERBY- Griffin Hospital and Lions Club of Fairfield and New Haven Counties will host an open house for the new Lions Low Vision Center at Griffin Hospital Rehabilitation Services on Fri., April 1 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Hewitt Ambulatory Pavilion, 350 Seymour Ave. in Derby.
The Low Vision Center assists individuals whose degree of vision loss can no longer be corrected by eye glasses, medicine or surgery. Occupational therapists at the Center evaluate an individual’s degree of vision loss and make recommendations for vision aids and devices that are provided at no charge. The open house will feature a short program by Dr. Joseph Sokol, of Connecticut Eye Specialists in Shelton, Griffin Hospital occupational therapists, and Lions Club members. There will be demonstrations of the adaptive equipment and time to speak with low vision experts.
(This is a press release from Griffin Hospital)