Dr. Immerman is a low vision consultant to nine private practices in the Boston area. He frequently serves as consultant to the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind and to the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission. He routinely sees patients with diagnoses of age related macular degeneration, Stargardt's Disease, macular holes, drug induced toxicity reactions, uveitis, giant tears, diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity, retinitis pigmentosa and high myopia. Dr. Immerman has spent the last twenty-eight years designing low vision devices for reading, distance, occupational, computer related and recreational tasks. He has been a certified visual acuity examiner and refractionist for six National Eye Institute funded multi-center collaborative clinical trials: Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy, Children’s Hospital Medical Center Diabetic Retinopathy, Branch Vein Occlusion, Central Vein Occlusion, Silicone Oil, and Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Studies.
He has assisted in the training of ophthalmology fellows in clinical low vision practice and theory and has lectured to in-service training groups of ophthalmic medical personal and to low vision support groups.