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Prepare For Your Low Vision Examination

When your vision can no longer be corrected with glasses, surgery or other medical treatment, a low vision examination is your next step to achieve your goals!

Referral Form:  Doctors Referral Form. Please download and either fax to 619.286.3038 or email to lvc@sdcb.org.

Low Vision Services Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:30AM - 4:30PM

Cost and insurance

Low Vision Services include Low Vision Optometric Evaluations. This is a “pay for” service either by insurance or self pay.

We accept Medicare, referrals from the Department of Rehabilitation, and some private insurance plans. If you have an HMO or Medicare Advantage plan, insurance pre-authorization may be required. Please contact our office if you have any questions.

What to bring to your exam
  • Any glasses, magnifiers, or other low vision aids you currently use
  • Any items that you would like to see better, such as reading material, mail, music sheets, hobbies, etc.
  • Your insurance cards and co-pays
  • List of your current medications
  • Your government-issued identification card

Contact our Low Vision Clinic

Contact Our Low Vision Services

  • Contact our Low Vision Services staff to learn more about how they can help.
  • Schedule an appointment at our Low Vision Services, which includes an assessment.
  • You will be scheduled at one of our convenient locations. 
San Diego: 5922 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92115
Vista: 1385 Bonair Road, Vista, CA  92084
Low Vision Services:  619-255-9741

Email:  lvc@sdcb.org