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Video Testimonial by Ruby

| July 20, 2017

Meet Ruby…she has been in vision therapy for 4-months and this is how she feels about vision therapy.

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Light Therapy and Vision By Dr. Robert Fox, OD, FCOVD, FCSO

| July 9, 2017

One of the subjects I am asked most about in the course of treating our patients is Light Therapy, also known as Syntonics. In our practice we frequently send our patients home with light units prior to the start of their in-office optometric vision therapy. The results are often very dramatic. Briefly, light therapy has […]

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Our Journey to Becoming Certified Optometric Vision Therapists (C.O.V.T.)!

| June 16, 2017

This past April, two of our Vision Therapists, Kaitlyn Dittmer and Elizabeth Levy, completed the process to become C.O.V.T.’s (Certified Optometric Vision Therapists) under COVD, the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. Thanks to this endeavor, Fox Vision Development Center is now home to four C.O.V.T.’s, and is the only Behavioral Optometry practice in the […]

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New Study Confirms Pre-School Vision Problems affect 175, 000 Children.

| May 29, 2017

  A new research study in this month’s Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) confirmed that in 2015 about 175,000 children ages 3 to 5 had some form of vision impairment. Most of these (69%) were due to the need for eye glasses. Another large percentage (25%) was due to amblyopia (Lazy eye). The […]

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Did You Know That a Tick Bite Could Lead to Vision Problems??

| May 10, 2017

    May is Lyme Disease Awareness month and Fox Vision Development wants to make sure you have the most up-to-date information on Lyme and other tick-borne diseases (TBD’s). Did you know that a tick bite could lead to vision problems? Lyme and other diseases transmitted by ticks such as Bartonella, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, Ehrlichiosis, Rocky […]

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ADHD Prevalence Greatest in Children with Uncorrected Vision Problems!

| April 26, 2017

                                      Reference: DeCarlo DK, et al E. Optometry Vis Sci. 2015 February 11, 2016 Researchers found that children in a large national sample who had vision problems were more likely to have a current diagnosis of attention […]

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Check out our Sports Vision Training Video!

| April 5, 2017

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Can a Trampoline Help Your Vision?

| March 31, 2017

  A commonly asked question at our office: “Why on Earth is there a trampoline in here? What does this have to do with my child’s vision?” More often than not, the children skip asking what it’s for and jump straight to excitement: “A trampoline! This place is so cool!” Back to the question, why […]

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Dr. Fox’s interview with Dan Bazile from News Channel 13!

| March 15, 2017

Here is Dr. Fox’s interview with Dan Bazile from News Channel 13.  Dr. Fox shares the reason he decided to help children with visual issues .  He also talks about convergence insufficiency and how it impacts a child’s ability to read, learn and even pay attention.  Please click on the link below to see his […]

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Vision Is Not Just 20/20: How Vision Therapy Could Change Your Life!

| February 28, 2017

By Dr. Robert Fox, Developmental Optometrist and Elizabeth Levy, Vision Therapist As our office phone rings, with a potential new patient on the other end of the line, our staff member takes a “triage sheet” out of the drawer. More times than not, it is a parent who is asking “Does my child sound like […]

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