The doctors at the ViewFinder Low Vision Resource Centers specialize exclusively in Low Vision Rehabilitation. They have been recognized as leaders in low vision rehabilitation not only in Arizona, but throughout the United States.
Lynne P. Noon, OD, FAAO
Diplomate in Low Vision Rehabilitation
Dr. Lynne P. Noon is the founder of the ViewFinder Low Vision Resource Centers which opened in 1992. She is Arizona's only Diplomate in Low Vision Rehabilitation. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Providence College in Rhode Island and a Doctor of Optometry degree at the New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Noon completed training at the New York Lighthouse Low Vision Services, The Cotting School for Handicapped Children in Boston, Massachusetts, and The Veterans Administration Medical Services in Providence, Rhode Island.
Dr. Noon frequently lectures to her peers regarding low vision rehabilitation and is often interviewed for articles and news stories regarding this subject. Dr. Noon is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a Diplomate in Low Vision Rehabilitation of the American Academy of Optometry, a member of the American Optometric Association, a member of the American Optometric Association Low Vision Section, a member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association and a member of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired. She is the chair of the Arizona Optometric Low Vision Section, a past board member of Arizona's Vision Rehabilitation & Technology Expo and sat for two terms on the Arizona Governor's Council for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Kay Powell, OD
Dr. Kay Powell grew up in Madison, WI and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010 with a B.A. in Biology. From there, she worked as a cancer research laboratory technician for 2 years before moving to Memphis, TN. She graduated with honors from Southern College of Optometry (SCO), where she completed training that emphasized pediatric care, vision development, and brain injury vision rehabilitation. Before relocating to Arizona, she practiced optometry in Blytheville, AR, where she provided vision therapy, as well as pediatric and adult care.
While in optometry school, Dr. Powell was active in several clubs, including the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and the Sports Vision Club. She also served as the SCO volunteer coordinator for Remote Area Medical, an organization based in Knoxville, TN that provides medical, dental, and eye care to people who have limited access to those services.
Dr. Powell was selected as a member of the Gold Key Honorary Optometric Society in 2015. Membership is restricted to 10% of the SCO fourth-year class, and is awarded to students demonstrating outstanding leadership and service.
During her free time, Dr. Powell enjoys playing the piano, training and traveling with her Ultimate Frisbee team, and spending time with her husband Chris, and dog, Z-Bo.
Assistive Technology Specialist, Licensed Optician
To schedule an appointment with Elizabeth Evans for an in home demonstration of our large selection of Personal Reading Machines (Video Magnifiers) please call Elizabeth Evans at (602) 617-6978.