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Here in the Low Vision and Vision Rehabilitative Clinic at the University of Pikeville, our team pride themselves in providing care that helps our patients meet their daily functional goals despite their visual impairment. Our exams are not tailored towards diagnosis and treatment. Instead, we focus on expanding the remaining vision patients have so they can better enjoy their day-to-day life.
The majority of our exams involve this three-step process:
Examinations are tailored dependent on not only patient’s ocular history but also their functional needs.
Conditions managed by our providers include:
Assistant Professor of OptometryOffice: Health Professions Education Building 401Telephone: (606) 218-5640Email: BenKonig@upike.edu
Assistant Professor of Optometry
Office: Health Professions Education Building 401JTelephone: (606) 218-4483Email: AlainaShort@upike.edu
Monday: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: 1:00am – 5:00pm