Leading the Blind and Visually Impaired

August 2007
Review of Optometry;8/15/2007 Supplement, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the medical services given by the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired in the Bucks Country, Pennsylvania. The patients receive an eye examination that often gains a little something extra like fixing a walker, adjusting crutches or help with positioning a brace. A certified physical therapist Dr. Denise Thomas Wilcox believes that the professions of physical therapy and optometry complements each other.


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