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VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System

 

Visual Impairment Services

About the Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs provides blind and vision rehabilitation programs to eligible beneficiaries who are visually impaired. Veterans Health Administration is the first national healthcare system to completely and seamlessly integrate rehabilitation services for patients with visual impairments into its health benefits. This ensures that patients receive the finest medical and rehabilitation care, as well as cutting-edge assistive technology.

VA Blind Rehabilitation Service model of care encompasses an array of rehabilitative services, extending from the patient's home to the local VA care facility, and to regional low vision clinics and inpatient training programs. These services include adjustment to blindness counseling, patient and family education, benefits analysis, comprehensive residential inpatient training, outpatient rehabilitation services, the provision of assistive technology, and research.

Services Offered

VA Blind Rehabilitation Service model of care encompasses an array of rehabilitative services, extending from the patient's home to the local VA care facility, and to regional low vision clinics and inpatient training programs.

These services include:
• Adjustment to blindness counseling
• Patient and family education
• Benefits analysis
• Comprehensive residential inpatient training
• Outpatient rehabilitation services
• The provision of assistive technology
• Research.

Contact Info

Location

  • Harlingen HCC
    2601 Veterans Dr.
    Harlingen TX

Contact Number(s)

  • 956-291-9000

Hours of Operation

  • Mon thru Fri 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    First Fri every month 8:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m. and 3 - 4:30 p.m.