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ViewFinder Low Vision Resource Center - Arizona's leading center for low vision rehabilitation.

About ViewFinder Low Vision Resource Center

The ViewFinder Low Vision Resource Center offer a comprehensive selection of prescriptive and pre-made magnification products and helpful daily living aids to assist people with visual impairment. We also serve as a low vision resource center to provide information on other services and agencies available to assist those with visual impairment.

While an appointment is necessary to see one of our doctors, you do not need an appointment to visit our offices to see our large selection of new and used Personal Electronic Reading Machines (Video Magnifiers), hand and stand magnifiers, spectacle mounted and hand held telescopes, task lamps, sewing and craft aids, large print games, books, calendars, watches, clocks, calculators and large print kitchen aids. We also have a large selection of talking products.

If you live in Arizona and would like to have an in-home demonstration of our large selection of Electronic Reading Machines (Video Magnifiers), please contact either ViewFinder Low Vision Resource Center to schedule an appointment.

Our Team

Carlos Grandela, OD

 

Dr. Carlos Grandela is originally from Virginia Beach, VA. He received his undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University, where he met and married his wife, Neltje.

 

Dr. Grandela obtained his doctorate in Optometry at the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. At graduation, he was presented with the Beau Willis Endowed Award for dedication to community service. Following optometry school, 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.

As an optometrist with a focus on Low Vision Rehabilitation, Dr. Grandela is driven to help patients overcome the hurdles of vision loss in order to stay independent and continue the vocation, hobbies, and lifestyle that they love. He is passionate about serving both younger patients with inherited eye conditions as well as seniors who have acquired ocular diseases.

 

Dr. Grandela is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish fluently. In his spare time, Dr. Grandela likes to go running and hiking, try new restaurants, and spend time with his wife and three children.

Kallie Harrier, OD

 

Dr. Kallie Harrier moved from her hometown of DeForest, Wisconsin to Phoenix in 2008, and has considered the Valley of the Sun home ever since. She attended Arizona State University for her undergraduate studies (Go Sun Devils!) earning a Bachelors Degree in Life Sciences. Dr. Harrier attended MCPHS University in Worcester, MA where she earned her doctorate of Optometry. While there, she received the Eschenbach Excellence in Low Vision Award for her passion of helping those with vision loss.

During Dr. Harrier’s time away from the office, she has other activities that keep her busy. She is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Public Health at MCPHS to learn more about the healthcare system as a whole and become a better advocate for her patients. Dr. Harrier also holds a position on the advisory board for the Lannie D Chesapeake Lighthouse, a non-profit with a mission to normalize the idea of people who are blind working in all industries at a comparable rate as their sighted peers. In her free time Dr. Harrier enjoys spending time in the Arizona sunshine with her fiancé and two Siberian Huskies.