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Specialists and practitioners

 

Below are suggested Contacts for local information about driving with low vision and BiOptic telescopic lens systems.  This does not constitute any endorsement, and for a full list of those who have reached the altercation of diplomat, click here

 

 

Alabama

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Dept of Public safety | Driver license division

 

Alabama Department of Revenue Dwight Carlisle 50 N. Ripley Montgomery, Alabama 36132-7123 Phone: (334) 242-1175 Fax: (334) 353-8048

 

Vision requirements

 

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Alaska

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DMV home page | Driver license information

 

Alaska Dept. of Motor Vehicles Mike Miller, Commissioner PO Box 110200 Juneau, AK 99811-0200 Phone: (907) 465-2200 Fax: (907) 465-2135

 

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Arizona

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Motor vehicle division | Driver services

 

Arizona Department of Transportation Victor Mendez, Director of DOT 206 South 17th Avenue Phoenix, Arizona 85007

 


Lori L. Grover, OD., FAAO, Vision Rehabilitation Associates of Arizona.    www.azvisionrehab.com

 

Lynne Noon, O.D. ViewFinder Low Vision Resource Center 623-583-2800 Sun City, AZ 480-924-8755 Mesa, AZ 1-866-924-8755 www.viewfinderlowvision.com

 

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Arkansas

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Office of driver services

 

Arkansas Office of Motor Vehicles Fred Porter, Administrator Email - fred.porter@rev.state.ar.us Phone (501) 682-4630

 

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California

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DMV home page | Driver license information

 

California Department of Motor Vehicles 2415 1st Ave. MS-F101 Sacramento, CA 95818


Dennis Kelleher, Ed.D., Special Education Consultant Office of the Director, Special Education Division California Department of Education 515 L Street Room 270 Sacramento, CA 95814 T: 916-327-0842 F: 916-445-4550

 


 

Dr. Ian L. Bailey, Professor of Vision Science and Optometry, Robert Greer, OD, FAAO, Associate Clinical Professor; Chief, Low Vision Clinic, 415 Minor Hall, Phone:(510) 642-1987 (office) Fax:(510) 643-5109

 

Dr. Robert L. Gordon, O.D., FAAO 16255 Ventura Blvd #705 Encino, CA 91436  818-986-8860

 

Dr. W. Hoeft, O.D., FAAO Dr. C. Hoeft, O.D. Burbank Family Optometry 907 N. San Fernando Blvd. Burbank, CA 91504 818-846-9075

 

Dr. Douglas R. Williams, O.D., FAAO 6042 Warner Avenue Warner Dale Square Huntington Beach, CA 92647 714-847-6059

 

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Colorado

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Dept of revenue | License FAQ

 

Colorado Department of Motor Vehicles Aurora Ruiz-Hernandez, Senior Director 1881 Pierce St. Lakewood, CO 80214

 

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Connecticut  

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DMV home page | License services

 

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles Gary J. DeFilippo, Commissioner 60 State St. Wethersfield, CT 06106

 


Dr. William V. Padula, O.D., FAAO  652 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT 06434  203-453-2222

 

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Delaware

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The first state is the last to have a DMV website.

 

Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles Nathan Hayward 111, Secretary P.O. Box 778 Dover, DE 19903 Phone: 302-760-2000 Fax: 302-739-2895

 

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District of Columbia

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Dept of transportation | DMV home page | License information

 

Washington, D.C. Department of Motor Vehicles Sherryl Hobbs Newman, DMV Director 301 C Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 Phone: (202) 727-5000

 

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Florida

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Driver license information

 

Florida Department of Motor Vehicles Fred O. Dickinson, Executive Director Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Neil Kirkman Building 2900 Apalachee Parkway Tallahassee, FL 32399-0500

 


Thomas Blom, O.D. Low Vision Specialist, 2450 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, Florida 34239 T: 941-925-3937 F: 941-925-4967

 

Dr. Marc Jay Gannon, Low Vision Institute, 5333 N. Dixie Highway, Suite 101, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334  954.776.5223

 

 

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Georgia

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DMV | DMV license information

 

Georgia Department of Driver Services Post Office Box 80447 2206 East View Parkway Conyers, Georgia 30013 Office: 678-413-8650

 


 

Dr Susan Primo, O.D., FAAO, and Dr Ned Witkin O.D. FAAO, Emory Eye Center, 1327 Clifton Rd, N.E. Room 4703 Atlanta, GA 30322 Appointments: 404 778-3317

 

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Hawaii

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Dept of Transportation

Hawaii DOT Highways Administrator 869 Punchbowl Street, Room 513 Honolulu, HI 96813

Contact Person: Glenn M. Yasui Phone: (808) 587-2220 FAX: (808) 587-2340 Email: glenn_yasui@exec.state.hi.us

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Idaho

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DMV | Driver services

 

Idaho Division of Motor Vehicles hputnam@itd.state.id.us There is no director at this time, one is to be assigned soon. There was also no street address for the state.

 

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Illinois

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Illinois Driver Services Dept | Illinois BTS License conditions

 

Illinois DMV: Jesse White, 213 State Capitol Springfield, IL 62706

 

Anne Hegberg MS, OTR/L, Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Center, 26 W 171 Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton IL 60187  630-588-7826  F: 630-462-4441

 

[3 CDRSs work with new and experienced drivers. Their low vision driving program was developed approx 10 yrs ago with Dr. Tracy Williams and the Deicke Center for Visual Rehabilitation. They work closely with area high schools and the IL Department of Human Services: Office of Rehab.]

 


 

Janet Szlyk, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Director, Low Vision Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 1855 W. Taylor Street M/C 648, Chicago, IL 60612  T: 312-996-1466  F: 312-996-7770

 

Dr. R. Tracy Williams, O.D., FAAO  Diecke Center For Visual Rehabilitation 219 East Cole Avenue Wheaton IL 60187  630-690-7115

 

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Indiana 

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Bureau of motor vehicles | License information

 

Indiana Department of Motor Vehicles Gerald B. Coleman, Commissioner 100 N. Senate Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46204 (317) 233-6000

 

Scott Armour, C.D.R.S.  Assistive Driving Services, 681  West County Road 1000 South Clayton, IN 46118  TL: 317-539-7012  FX: 317-539-7013

 

Susan Henderson, C.D.R.S. Memorial Hospital, 615 North Michigan Street, South Bend, IN 46601  TL: 219-282-4684  F: 219-239-6460

 


 

Dr. Craig Ford O.D. FAAO, The Low Vision Center of Albany, PO BOX 99, 926 West Walnut St, Albany 47320  765 789 4404

 

Dr. Richard Windsor, O.D., FAAO 

Dr. Laura K. Windsor, O.D. The Low Vision Center of Fort Wayne, Constitution Hill Office Park 6208-b Constitution Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46804 219-432-0575

 

Dr. Richard Windsor, O.D., FAAO 

Dr. Laura K. Windsor, O.D. The Low Vision Center of Hartford City, 315 Huggins Drive Hartford City, IN 47348 765-348-2020

 

Dr. Richard Windsor, O.D., FAAO 

Dr. Craig A. Ford, O.D., FAAO 

Dr. Laura K. Windsor, O.D. The Low Vision Center of Indianapolis, 9002 N. Meridian Street, Suite 208 Indianapolis, IN 46260 317-844-0919

 

Dr. Laura K. Windsor, O.D 

Dr. Todd J. Fettig, O.D. The Low Vision Center of Marion, 711 River Road Marion, IN 46953 765-664-9637

 

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Iowa

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Motor vehicle division | Office of driver services

License information

 

Iowa DOT Mark F. Wandro, P.E., L.S. 800 Lincoln Way Ames, IA 50010 Phone 515-239-1111 Fax 515-239-1120

 

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Kansas

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Dept of revenue driving information

 

Kansas Division of Motor Vehicles Deb Miller, Secretary of State Motor Carrier Services Bureau P.O. Box 12003 Topeka, KS 66612-2003 Phone 785-291-3384

 

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Kentucky

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Division of driver licensing

General information about licensing

 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Bobby Russell, Inspector General 501 High Street Frankfort, KY 40622 Phone: 502-564-4890 FAX 502-564-4809

 

Chandra "CJ" Jones, CRC, ATP, Coordinator, BiOptic Driving Program, Charles W. McDowell Center, 8412 Westport Road, Louisville, KY 40242  T: 502-327-6010  or 1-800-346-2115 F: 502-327-0314

 


 

Dr John Musick at Jessamine Optical in Nicholasville, KY. T: 859-887-2441.

 

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Louisiana

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Office of motor vehicles

 

Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles Office of Motor Vehicles P.O. Box 64886 Baton Rouge, LA 70896

 


T. Terrell McGinn, OD, Low Vision Center, 4324 Veterans Blvd, Metairie, Louisiana 70006  [metro New Orleans]  T: 504 455 7619, and 1120 N. Hwy 190, Covington, Louisiana 70433  T: 985 893 5777

 

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Maine

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Bureau of motor vehicles | License information

 

Maine Department of Motor Vehicles Peter C. Brazier, Deputy Secretary of State 29 State House Station 101 Hospital Street Augusta, ME 04333-0029 Tel: 207-624-9000

 


Eli Peli, MSc OD FAAO, Vision Rehabilitation Service New England Eye Center 260 Tremont Street Biewend Building, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02111 Toll Free 800.231.3316 T 617.636.4600  F 617.636.4867

 

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Maryland

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Motor vehicle administration

 

Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration Anne S. Ferro, Administrator 6601 Ritchie Highway, N.E. Glen Burnie, Maryland 21062 Phone: 1-800-950-1682

 


William L. Park, O.D., F.A.A.O. Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation Center, The John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, 550 North Broadway, 6th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21205-2020  T: 410-955-0580  F:410-614-7965

 

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Massachusetts

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Registry of motor vehicles

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Kimberly Hinden Registrar Mail: Section 5 Division P.O. Box 199172 Boston, MA 02119-9172 (617) 351-9272

 


Eli Peli, MSc OD FAAO, Vision Rehabilitation Service
New England Eye Center 260 Tremont Street Biewend Building, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02111 Toll Free 800.231.3316 T 617.636.4600  F 617.636.4867

 

Dr. Gerald R. Friedman, O.D., FAAO  Vision Resource System, 66 Charles Street Boston, MA 02114  617-248-9484

 

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Michigan

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License information

 

Michigan Department of State Terri Lynn Land, Secretary of State Lansing, MI 48918 Secretary@michigan,gov

 

Janet Berthiaume, OTR, CDRS

William Beaumont Hospital, Driver Rehabilitation, Royal Oak, Michigan T 248-655-5800

 


 

Dr. Susan R. Gormezano, O.D., FAAO 

Dr. Phillip Raznik, O.D.  Low Vision Associates, P.C. 3000 Town Center, Suite 111, Southfield MI 48075  248-352-1772

 

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Minnesota

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License information

 

Minnesota Department of Public Safety Patricia McCormack, Acting Director 445 Minnesota Street St. Paul, MN 55101

 

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Mississippi

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Motor vehicle commission

 

Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission Eagle Day, Executive Director P.O. Box 16873 Jackson, MS 39236-0873 Phone: (601) 987-3995 FAX: (601) 987-3997 E-Mail: day@mmvc.state.ms.us

 

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Missouri

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DMV | Driver licenses

 

Missouri Department of Revenue Motor Vehicle and Driver Licensing Carol Russell Fischer, Director Harry S Truman State Office Building 301 West High Street Jefferson City, MO 65101

 

Mary Schwartz, OTR/L Case Manager, Driver Evaluation and Training Program, The Rehabilitation Institute, 3011 Baltimore, Kansas City, MO 64108  T: 816-751-7829  F: 816-751-4457

 

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Montana

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Driver license information

 

Montana Motor Vehicle Division Dean Roberts, Administrator Motor Vehicle Division Department of Justice P.O. Box 201430 Helena, MT 59620-1430 Phone: (406) 444-1773 E-mail: mvd@state.mt.us

 

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Nebraska

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DMV

 

Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles Beverly Neth, Director 301 Centennial Mall South P.O. Box 94789 Lincoln, NE 68509-4789 (402) 471-2281

 

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Nevada

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DMV |

 

State of Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles Ginny Lewis, Director Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles 555 Wright Way Carson City, NV 89711 E-mail: info@dmv.state.nv.us

 

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New Hampshire

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Division of motor vehicles

 

New Hampshire Department of Safety Division of Motor Vehicles Richard M. Flynn, Commissioner 10 Hazen Drive Concord, New Hampshire 03305-0002 (603) 271-2251

 


Eli Peli, MSc OD FAAO, Vision Rehabilitation Service

New England Eye Center 260 Tremont Street Biewend Building, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02111 Toll Free 800.231.3316 Tel 617.636.4600  Fax 617.636.4867

 

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New Jersey

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Motor vehicle services, licensing

 

New Jersey Department of Transportation Jack Lettiere, Acting Commissioner Department of Transportation P.O. Box 600 Trenton, NJ 08625-0600

 

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New Mexico

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DMV home page T: 505-827-2296

 

New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division Motor Vehicle Division: P.O. Box 1028, Joseph Montoya Bldg. Santa Fe 87504 Phone 1-888-MVD-INFO  T: 505-827-2241 

 

Dept. of Public Transportation, T:  505-827-0410  

State Agency on Aging,  T: 800-432-2080

Gene Humeyestewa (former University of New Mexico student) 108 Columbia Drive SE #8, Albuquerque, NM 87106  E: ghumey@unm.edu



David Magnus, O.D. Omega Eye Care Center, 1600 University Blvd., NE, Suite C, Alberquerque, NM 87102  T: 1-800-289-7648 or 505-843-7648
E: magnusd@visionamerica.com

New Mexico School for the Visually Handicapped Attn: Staff Orientation and Mobility Specialist(s), 1900 North White Sands Boulevard, Alamogordo, NM 88310
T: 505-437-3505 F: 505-437-7851

 

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New York

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DMV |

 

New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Raymond P. Martinez, Commissioner NYSDMV 6 Empire State Plaza Albany, NY 12228

 


Dr. Al Morier O.D. 100 Willow Street Guilderland, NY 12084  518-355-0956

 

Dr. Bruce P. Rosenthal, O.D., FAAO  Lighthouse International, Inc. 111 E. 59th St. New York, NY 10022  212-821-9200

 

Dr. Charles Hollander, O.D., FAAO  Sight Improvement Center, 25 W. 43rd Street Ste, 316 New York NY 10036 212-921-1888

 

Dr. William Kayen, OD  Low Vision Assoc., Inc. 350 5th Avenue Ste, 608 New York NY 10118 212-868-2020

 

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North Carolina  

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DMV |

 

North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles Carol Howard, Commissioner 1100 New Bern Avenue Raleigh, NC 27697 Phone: (919) 861-3015 choward@dot.state.nc.us

 


Dr. Henry A. Greene, O.D., FAAO, Academy Eye Associates, and www.academyeye.com   3115 Academy Road Durham, NC 27707  919-493-7456

 

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North Dakota

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Dept of Transportation |

 

North Dakota Department of Transportation David A. Sprynczynatyk, Director, NDDOT 608 East Boulevard Avenue Bismarck, ND 58505-0700

 

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Ohio

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License information

 

Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Franklin R. Caltrider, Registrar P.O. Box 16520 Columbus, Ohio 43216-6520 Phone: (614) 752-7500

 


Diane LaHue, O.D, Vision Center of Central Ohio, 1393 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43201  T: 614-294-5571  F: 614-294-5576

Cheryl Reed, O.D, Vision Rehabilitation Center of Akron, 388 South Main Street, Suite 302  Akron, OH 44311  T: 330-996-4080  F:330-996-4181

 

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Oklahoma

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Dept of public safety, license service

 

Oklahoma Department of Public Safety Oklahoma Tax Commission Motor Vehicle Division 2501 Lincoln Blvd. Oklahoma City, OK 73194-0013

 


Dr. Phillip L. Cook, O.D. Retina Associates Low Vision Clinic, 2424 East 21 Street, Ste. #300 Tulsa, OK 74117 918-747-7799

 

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Oregon

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Dept of transportation |

 

Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles DMV Headquarters 1905 Lana Ave. NE Salem, OR 97314 (503) 945-5000 Email:DMV Info

 

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Puerto Rico

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Dr. Carmen Suarez, O.D. Optometrics, Inc Avenue Domench, #369-B Hato Rey, PR 00918 809-754-0814

 

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Pennsylvania

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Driver & vehicle services |

 

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Allen D. Biehler, Acting Secretary 400 North Street Harrisburg, PA 17120 General Information: 717-787-2838 FAX: 717-787-1738

 


Dr. Paul B. Freeman, O.D., FAAO  1500 Brodhead Road, Aliquippa, PA 15001 T: 412-378-8585 and 320 East North Avenue, Suite 116, Pittsburgh PA 15212.  T: 412 359-6300  F: 412 359-6768

 

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Rhode Island   

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DMV

 

Rhode Island Department of Transportation James R. Capaldi, Director Two Capitol Hill Providence, RI 02903 Phone: (401) 222-2481

 


Eli Peli, MSc OD FAAO, Vision Rehabilitation Service

New England Eye Center 260 Tremont Street Biewend Building, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02111 Toll Free 800.231.3316 T 617.636.4600  F 617.636.4867

 

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South Carolina

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License information

 

South Carolina Department of Public Safety B. Boykin Rose, Director 5400 Broad River Road Columbia, SC 29212 (803) 896-7839

 

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South Dakota

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Dept of transportation | Office of driver licensing

 

South Dakota Department of Transportation Dennis Landguth, Secretary of Transportation 700 E. Broadway Ave. Becker-Hansen Building Pierre, SD 57501 605-773-3265

 

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Tennessee

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License information (615) 741-3954

 

Tennessee Department of Safety, Fred Phillips, Commissioner 1150 Foster Avenue Nashville, TN 37249 Phone: (615) 251-5216 Fax: (615) 253-2091

 


 

Dr. Michael R. Politzer, O.D., FAAO 1 02 Woodmont Avenue, Ste. 120 Nashville TN 37205  615-386-3036

 

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Texas

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Dept of public safety

Texas Department of Transportation, Michael W. Behrens, Executive Director 125 E. 11th St. Austin, Texas 78701-2483


Dr. Carolyn Carmen-Merrifield, O.D., FAAO 5616 SW Green Oaks Blvd. Suite B Arlington, TX 76017  817-572-2050

 

Dr. Brian M Celico, O.D. P.A. Viusion Rehabilitation of Texas, 7150 Greenville Ave, Suite 305, Dallas, Texas. 75231  T 214 265 1111

 

Dr. Stephanie Helm The Dallas Services for Visually Impaired - Low Vision Clinic, 4242 Office Parkway, Dallas TX 75204  214-828-9900

 

Dr. Randall T. Jose, O.D., FAAO 

Dr. Stanley Woo, O.D., FAAO 

Dr. Kia B. Eldred, O.D., FAAO 

Dr. Kara Hanson, O.D. Center for Sight Enhancement, 505 J. Davis Armistead Bldg Houston, TX 77204-2020  713-743-0799

 

Dr. Larry A. Spitzberg, Ph.D., O.D., FAAO Houston Low Vision Center - Optical Designs, Inc. 14441 Memorial Drive, Suite 13, Houston, TX 77079  281-497-2988

 

Dr. Ana M. Perez, O.D., FAAO  Baylor College of Medicine - Low Vision Services, 6550 Fannin Ste 1501 Houston, TX 77030  713-798-4951

 

Dr. Ashley Risner, O.D. Nacogdoches Eye Associates, 3208 North University Drive, Nacogdoches, TX 75961  936-564-3937

 

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Utah

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DMV |

 

Utah State Tax Commission Division of Motor Vehicles Rodney G. Marrelli, Executive Director 210 North 1950 West Salt Lake City, Utah 84134 801-297-7500

 

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Vermont

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DMV

 

Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles Bonnie L. Rutledge, Commissioner 120 State Street Montpelier, VT 05603-0001

 


Eli Peli, MSc OD FAAO, Vision Rehabilitation Service

New England Eye Center 260 Tremont Street Biewend Building, 9th Floor Boston, MA 02111 Toll Free 800.231.3316 T 617.636.4600  F 617.636.4867

 

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Virginia

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Dept of transportation | DMV

 

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Ab Quillian, Commissioner P.O. Box 27412 Richmond, VA 23269

 

Mary Breister, O.T.R./L, C.D.R.S.
Kay Buchanon, O.T.R./L, C.D.R.S.
Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center, Box 476  P.O. Box 1500, Fishersville, VA 22939  T: 540-332-7117  F: 540-332-7194

Jeffrey C. Michaels, O.D, Mary Bullock, OTR/L
Low Vision Rehabilitation, Richmond Eye and Ear Hospital, 1001 East Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23219  T: 804-775-4513  F: 804-225-0836

Frances Jones, OTR/L Clinical Coordinator
Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Hospital
1311 Palmyra Avenue, Richmond, VA 23227
T: 804-342-4358  F: 804-342-4310

 

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Washington

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Licensing | Driver licensing FAQ

 

Washington State Department of Licensing, Fred Stephens, Director 1125 Washington St. SE Post Office Box 9020 Olympia, WA 98507-9020 Phone: (360) 902-3600

 

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West Virginia

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Dept of motor vehicles | Drivers licenses

 

West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles Roger Pritt, Commissioner 1800 Kanawha Boulevard East Charleston, WV 25317 Toll Free: 1-800-642-9066

 

Chuck Huss COMS WV Rehabilitation Center, Barron Drive, P. O. Box 1004, Institute, WV 25112  T: 304-766-4803 F: 304-766-4816

 

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Wisconsin

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Dept of transportation | Drivers

 

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Frank Busalacchi, Secretary 4802 Sheboygan Ave. PO Box 7910 Madison, WI 53707-7910

 

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Wyoming

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Driver services

 

Wyoming DOT Motor Vehicle Services Sleeter Dover, WYDOT - Director 5300 Bishop Blvd. Cheyenne, WY 82009-3340 Phone: 307-777-4484  e-mail

 

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Manufacturers and distributors

 

Some of these may also help identify a local eye doctor:

 

Designs for Vision 760 Koehler Avenue Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 Tel:

 

Edward's Optical Corporation (BITA Vision Enhancer), Attn: Jean Edwards, 2441 Windward Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 USA Tel: 1-800-452-5988 or 757-496-2550  Fax: 757-481-3501 

 

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Eye Associates  BiOptics specialist throughout IN, USA Tel: 765-348-2020

 

Houston Low Vision Center (Behind-The-Lens Telescope), Attn: Larry Spitzberg, Ph.D., O.D. , F.A.A.O. 14441 Memorial Drive, Suite 13, Houston, Texas 77079 USA Tel: 281-497-2988 or 281-597-9955 Fax: 281-497-2919 

 

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Lions Vision Research and Rehabilitation Center The John Hopkins University School of Medicine Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute Attn: William L. Park, O.D., F.A.A.O. (M-Lens System), 550 North Broadway, 6th floor Baltimore, Maryland 21205-2020 USA Tel: 410-955-0580 Fax: 410-955-1829  

 

Ocutech Inc. Visual Enhancing Systems (VES), Attn: Harpreet Cheema, Operations Manager, 109 Conner Street Suite, 2105 Chapel Hill, NC 27514 USA Tel: 1-800-326-6460 or 919-967-6460 Fax: 919-967-8146 Email: info@ocutech.com

 

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DVI 2.2x Model II  BiOptic galilean binocular

 

 

Edwards Optical BITA

The BITA [Bi-level Telemicroscopic Apparatus] is manufactured in two different diameters, 3/8" and 1/2" in the powers 2.5X, 3.0X, 3.3X, 4.0X, 5.0X and 6.0X

 

 

Behind Lens System, invented by Dr. Larry Spitzberg

 

 


 

See a video clip of a BiOptic driver. 

This clip is taken from "Hope In Sight: Living With Macular Degeneration" produced by the New England Research Institutes in Watertown, MA under NEI grant R43 EY12443.  The driver is a patient of Dr. Peli using a DVI 4.0X expanded field telescope

To see the video clip in mpg format, for Windows Media Player, click here (4.72 Mb).  To see it in mov format, for Quick Time 5, click here (4.72 Mb).

Finally, for a portrait of a real life BiOptic driver, and to read some of her story, click here. 


 

 

 

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