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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!

Contact our low vision clinic
Contact Our Low Vision Clinic
  • Contact our Low Vision Clinic staff to learn more about how they can help.
  • Schedule an appointment at our Low Vision Clinic, 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 Clinic:  619-255-9741 
Email:  lvc@sdcb.org

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

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

Cost and insurance

The SDCB Low Vision Clinic, including Low Vision Optometric Evaluations and Occupational Services, 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 regarding insurance coverage.

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