Meet The Team
Our team of professionals includes a highly trained and experienced low vision optometrist and a specially trained occupational therapist to help patients maximize the use of their remaining vision.Bhavani Iyer, OD, FAAO
Bhavani Iyer, OD, FAAO
, is a certified Low Vision Specialist and Director of the new Center for Rehabilitation. She conducts comprehensive low vision evaluations and prescribes rehabilitation training to help patients maintain their independence and quality of life. Dr. Iyer is an experienced low vision professional with expertise in prescribing magnification for reading, driving and rehabilitation for activities of daily living.
View the brochure "Living Fully With Low Vision" to learn how The Center for Visual Rehabilitation can assist you with your low vision concerns.
Born and raised in India, she moved to the United States in 1995 to pursue an OD degree and specialized in Low Vision and Visual Rehabilitation. She is currently pursuing a Diplomate in Low Vision. She is fluent in English, Tamil, Malayalam, and Hindi.
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from the Memorial Hermann Passport Ophthalmology Journal
, titled: Memorial Hermann's Center for Visual Rehabilitation Helps Patients Adapt To Congenital Vision Loss
Column article regarding visual rehabilitation following a stroke (.pdf)
Information article on the comprehensive visual rehabilitation program at the Cizik Eye Clinic
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Elite School of Optometry - Chennai, India
Michigan College of Optometry - Big Rapids, Ml
American Academy of Optometry, Low Vision Section - Rockville, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, the Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Lind Stevens OTR
Lind Stevens, OTR/ L,
received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans in 1977.She has several years of experience working exclusively in the area of vision rehabilitation. She has completed the Graduate Certificate Program in Vision Rehabilitation at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.
Ms. Stevens relocated to Houston from Maryland to become a part of our visual rehabilitation team. She is highly qualified and enjoys working with all age groups. She is passionate about helping individuals with vision impairment achieve their highest level of functional independence and self confidence.
University of Alabama - Birmingham, AL
Louisiana State University - New Orleans, LA
View the brochure "Living Fully With Low Vision
" to learn how The Center for Visual Rehabilitation
can assist you with your low vision concerns.
Visit the Low Vision and Visual Rehabilitation page
to learn more about our program.