Visual Impairment Services Team - Cheyenne VA Medical Center
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Cheyenne VA Medical Center

 

Visual Impairment Services Team

The Visual Impairment Services Team (VIST) Coordinators are case managers who have responsibility for the coordination of services for severely disabled visually impaired Veterans and active duty Servicemembers.  VIST coordinator duties include providing and/or arranging the provision of appropriate treatment in order to enhance functioning such as making referrals to Blind Rehabilitation Centers, Blind Rehabilitation Outpatient Services, VICTORS, VISOR, and low vision clinics.  Other VIST coordinator duties include identifying newly identified individuals who have severely disabling visual impairment, providing counseling, problem resolution, arranging a review of benefits and needed services, and conducting educational and outreach programs relating to VIST and blindness.

Veterans and eligible active duty Servicemembers should contact the Cheyenne VA VIST Coordinator, Vanessa Stapert at 307-778-7550, ext. 7231

To get information related to vision care not provided by VA's Blind Rehabilitation Service (services not covered under this program description) visit VA's Optometry/Ophthalmology Service website for for more information about basic vision and low vision care.  If you are interested in scheduling an eye examination, contact the VA facility closest to you.

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Contact Info

Location

  • Cheyenne VA Healthcare System

Contact Number(s)

  • 307-778-7550 Ext. 7231

Hours of Operation

  • 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.