Low Vision Clinic - Hampton VA Medical Center
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Hampton VA Medical Center


Low Vision Clinic

About the Clinic

Our low vision clinic assists veterans with moderate visual impairment live a more productive, independent lifestyle.

Intermediate Low Vision Clinic

  • Comprehensive Assessment
  • Low Vision Examination
  • Low Vision Therapy
  • Communication Skills Training
  • Health Management Training
  • Home Management Training
  • An individualized set of goals are established for each Veteran to assist with their leading a productive and independent life.

Eligibility and Referrals

  • Veterans with 20/70 or worse visual acuity and legally blind with mostly preserved peripheral visual fields are considered for this outpatient program.
  • Referrals can be made to the Intermediate Low Vision Clinic through a/an:

    • VIST Coordinator
    • Eye Care Professional at the Medical Center
    • Outside Eye Care Provider (upon receipt of medical information listing diagnosis and acuities)

If you know a Veteran who is having difficulty functioning in the home due to a vision loss, please contact:

Julia Halpern-Gold, Blind Rehabilitation Specialist
757-722-9961 Ext. 3482

Lori Mandy Pennington, OD
Low Vision Optometrist
757-722-9961 Ext. 3484

Maria Robinson-Wilson
Medical Support Assistant
757-722-9961 Ext. 1273

Contact Info


  • Hampton VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 757-722-9961

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm