sign2Our Mission:

To enable visually impaired people to be active members of their community and to provide education and services to prevent vision loss.

Services Include:

  • Low Vision Rehabilitation

  • Pre-School Vision Screenings

  • Advocacy and Education

Learning more about vision changes

eyeKnowing more about how vision changes as you grow older and how to detect, treat and safeguard your sight can help you deal with any problems you may experience. Talk to your doctor about your eyes and your vision. Read brochures that are available from your eye doctor, library or hospital or the Chautauqua Blind Association to learn more about your eyes and aging.

Call Us At (716) 664-6660 Today!

Vision Rehabilitation

examIf you have low vision, vision rehabilitation can help you live more safely and independently. Low vision means that, even with standard glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, your vision interferes with your ability to perform everyday activities.  Reading, shopping, cooking, seeing the TV, and writing can seem challenging.



What is normal vision?

In order to better understand how refractive errors affect our vision, it is important to understand how normal vision occurs. For persons with normal vision, the following sequence takes place ...


What Is Low Vision?

Partial vision loss that cannot be corrected causes a vision impairment known as "low vision." A person with low vision has severely reduced visual acuity (clearness of vision), contrast sensitivity ...