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The Alaska Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Low Vision Optometrist

The Alaska Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired is looking for a Low Vision Optometrist for our Clinics in Anchorage and the Mat-Su.  The ideal doctor has some familiarity with the Blind and Visually Impaired Community. This is a contractor position.

What to Expect:

  • Low Vision Clinics
    • Anchorage:
      • Pre-Covid Clinics had 6 patients a day and occurred twice per month
      • Currently Anchorage low vision clinics are not available
      • Compensation is $400/Clinic
  • Mat-Su:
    • Pre-Covid Clinics had 6 patients a day and occurred every other month
    • Currently Mat-Su low vision clinics are available every other month with a maximum of 5 patients per day for Covid Cleaning Protocols.
    • Compensation is $400/Clinic

Not Just an Eye Exam:

  • The low vision clinic exams include but are not limited to:
    • Visual Acuity
    • Visual Fields
    • Contrast Sensitivity
    • Color Sensitivity
    • Glare Effects on Acuity
    • Familiarity with low vision aids and devices
      • Magnifiers
      • Filters
      • Bioptics
      • Assistive Technology
        • OCR
        • Video Magnifiers
  • Reporting:
    • The doctor will make suggestions to the low vision therapist to help complete the report.
      • Including any low vision devices suggested by the doctor

Join the Team: