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There are over 32 million people in North America that have vision loss due to macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and other eye diseases, and the number continues to grow every day. Although for some patients who have these eye diseases certain drug or surgical treatments can help, oftentimes they are not enough to allow patients to regain the ability to perform daily living tasks and hobbies--from reading the newspaper to doing crossword puzzles to watching television.

Fortunately, low vision care is an effective service that allows eyecare professionals to help their visually impaired patients accomplish tasks like these! in fact, low vision care has been so effective that it is now a Standard of Care as per the American Academy of Ophthalmology--a service to be offered to those with an acuity of 20/50 or worse or those with contrast or field loss. Watch the AAO video here!

Low vision care is a service that complements any medical treatment patients are receiving for their underlying eye pathology or condition that is causing the vision loss and creates a more complete treatment plan that maximizes the outcome for the patient. It's also a service that benefits eye care professionals by providing a positive financial impact on their practice. Learn more about the opportunity to offer low vision care from a leading low vision optometrist HERE!

To help eye care professionals incorporate low vision care into their practices, Eschenbach created its signature Low Vision Program which, for almost 40 years, has brought successful outcomes to thousands of practices across North America. Our innovative and exclusive Low Vision Program is the perfect turn-key solution that gives practitioners the ability to help their visually impaired patients live more productive and safe lives, thereby leading them to greater independence and a higher quality of life!

 Our Low Vision Program consists of 3 essential components:

  1. In-office Training:  A knowledgeable Eschenbach Territory Manager will come to your practice to conduct extensive training for you and / or your staff on how to quickly and effectively select, demonstrate and dispense the appropriate low vision devices for a patient. We'll also provide practice management tips on how to conduct an exam most efficiently. 
  2. Consultative Support:  You’ll be provided with a variety of tools including patient screening materials, third-party reimbursement guidance, marketing support and other resources to help ensure your low vision care service is successful from the business side.
  3. A Diagnostic Dispensing System:  We'll help create a customized diagnostic assortment of devices to include in our professional looking Optoform Cabinet. We'll even assemble it for you!

With Eschenbach’s Low Vision Program, you’ll get everything you’ll need to successfully incorporate low vision care into your practice and then receive ongoing assistance to ensure your new service continues to provide positive outcomes for both you and your patients! Learn more about the Program in the video below. 




How Much Does the Low Vision Program Cost?

The cost of the Low Vision Program varies depending on the type of Diagnostic Dispensing System selected and on the payment method used. In general, though, the Low Vision Program typically costs no more than a standard piece of ophthalmic equipment.

With financing and leasing options available, you are sure to find a choice that fits your practice needs. Payment options include:

  • Net 30 days payment
  • 4-Payment Plan
  • Leasing with 3rd Party (1-5 year lease terms available) 

Request a FREE financial analysis Here!




What is the Return on Investment (ROI) and Payoff Time?

Depending on certain factors, you can obtain an ROI of 100% or more and payoff the Program’s cost within 12 months. Your local Territory Manager can provide a free Financial Analysis that is customized for your practice that will show your exact ROI and payoff time which will vary depending on your patient demand for low vision care, exam reimbursement potential and other variables.



Who Uses Eschenbach Products?

Thousands of eye care and vision rehabilitation practices across North America offer Eschenbach’s high-quality products to their patients with vision loss. And that list includes some of the most prestigious eye centers in the US. In fact, Eschenbach products are dispensed by 11 out of the top 12 ophthalmology programs in the country as ranked by Ophthalmology Times (Top Ophthalmology Programs). These institutions include preeminent eye centers such as the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins, Mass Eye & Ear at Harvard and Bascom Palmer at the U. of Miami, among others. So you’ll be in good company in dispensing Eschenbach brand products!



Learn More!

Watch an in-depth webinar about Eschenbach's Low Vision Care Program that shows how it can enhance your practice by not only allowing you to help your visually impaired patients, but do so in a manner that makes good financial sense for your practice:  Eschenbach's Low Vision Care Program Webinar!

Contact us today to set up a free consultation with your local Territory Manager!

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