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Dr. Thomas I. Porter

Director of the Low Vision Service At Department of Ophthalmology

Saint Louis University

HQ Phone: (314) 977-2800

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Saint Louis University

3800 Lindell Blvd.

St. Louis, Missouri 63108

United States

Company Description

Saint Louis University is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Founded in 1818, the University fosters the intellectual and charact ... more

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Employment History

Clinical Consultant

Eschenbach GmbH

Director, Low Vision Department

St. Louis University Eye Institute

Director and Chief Executive Officer

Low Vision Services Inc

Education

Drake University

MBA

St. Louis University

OD degree

Southern College of Optometry

master's degrees

public health

Southern College of Optometry

undergraduate degree

journalism

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Dr. Thomas Porter, director ...

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Dr. Thomas Porter, director of low vision services in the department of Ophthalmology at St. Louis University, estimates 100,000 people in Michigan have low vision.

Porter said the most common problem he sees is age related macular degeneration.
"Even a very, very small loss in vision has a big impact on an individual," Porter said. "For instance, if they cannot read their mail any longer, or their bills, or a food package instructions, or a medicine bottle, or a bank statement, they have to have somebody else come in. Add that to an increased risk in trips and falls."
He said low vision is any condition that cannot be corrected with glasses, surgery or medications.
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This entry was posted in Health and tagged Aging in America, Dr. Thomas Porter, Eyes, health, Low vision, macular degeneration, The Vision Council, Vision impairment, Vision loss, Vision Loss in America, Vision Loss in America: Aging in America on


Low Vision Aids | Consumer Resource Center | Ask the Doctor

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Thomas I. Porter, OD Do you have a question or concern to which you'd like an expert response? Write your question or comment below to our Clinical Consultant, Thomas I. Porter, OD.

Dr. Porter is the Director of the Low Vision Service at St. Louis University's Dept. of Ophthalmology where he offers low vision care to hundreds of new patients each year.
Dr. Porter is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, where he holds the status of Diplomate in Low Vision, the highest professional credential available in the field.
In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Porter is also Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Occupational Therapy at St. Louis University, and has been Eschenbach's Clinical Optometric Consultant for 10+ years.


Low Vision Aids | Ask the Doctor

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Thomas I. Porter, OD Do you have a question or concern to which you'd like an expert response? Write your question or comment below to our Clinical Consultant, Thomas I. Porter, OD.

Dr. Porter is the Director of the Low Vision Service at St. Louis University's Dept. of Ophthalmology where he offers low vision care to hundreds of new patients each year.
Dr. Porter is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, where he holds the status of Diplomate in Low Vision, the highest professional credential available in the field.
In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Porter is also Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Occupational Therapy at St. Louis University, and has been Eschenbach's Clinical Optometric Consultant for 10+ years.


Low Vision Aids | Low Vision Program | In-Office Staff Training

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Credible: Each professional training module has been reviewed, edited, and approved by Tom Porter, O.D., Director of Low Vision Services at the St. Louis University and a Diplomate in Low Vision with the American Academy of Optometry.


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Think again, says Thomas Porter, O.D., assistant professor of ophthalmology at Saint Louis University.

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