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.
Carlos Grandela, OD
Dr. Carlos Grandela is originally from Virginia Beach, VA. He received his undergraduate BS degree at Brigham Young University. Here he met and married his wife, Neltje. He then attended the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee where he obtained his doctorate in Optometry. During optometry school, the Grandelas welcomed two children to their family, a boy and a girl. Dr. Grandela completed a residency in Low Vision Rehabilitation and Ocular Disease at the Illinois College of Optometry and the Chicago Lighthouse in Chicago, Illinois. He is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish fluently. In his spare time, Dr. Grandela likes to fish, hike, try new restaurants and go on adventures with his family.