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Mary Lou Jackson, M.D.

Harvard Medical School

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology
Co-Director, Mobility Enhancement and Vision Rehabilitation Center of Excellence

Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Director, Vision Rehabilitation Service
Director, Vision Rehabilitation Fellowship
Assistant Scientist


Center Affiliations

Research Summary

Dr. Jackson has expertise in vision rehabilitation (VR) and leads the development of a new model of comprehensivevision rehabilitation. This model addresses five domains of rehabilitation interventions: reading rehabilitation, activities of daily living, patient safety, continued participation in events despite vision loss, and patient psychosocial well-being. It is the framework for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) guidelines for VR. She is actively involved in research addressing contrast sensitivity, fundus-related perimetry and visual hallucinations in patients with vision loss. Her research continues to address outcomes of rehabilitation with the overall goal that patients with vision loss receive effective rehabilitation interventions.

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Mary Lou Jackson, M.D.


Mass. Eye and Ear

243 Charles Street

Boston, MA 02114

T: 617-573-2317


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