Category: Fox Vision Therapy Blog

What is the Sanet Vision Integrator (SVI)?

| October 23, 2017

    In our vision therapy room, we pride ourselves with keeping up-to-date with the best resources for optimal vision therapy.  One of the resources  we use is the Sanet Vision Integrator (SVI). This instrument is a valuable part of our vision therapy program, as it contains (at the moment) over twenty different therapy procedures. […]

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How to Manage Screen Time And Avoid Digital Eye Strain!

| September 10, 2017

“Screen Time” is becoming more and more prevalent in our society in each year. Work, school, communication, play, travel, finding recipes for dinner…nearly every area of our lives involves screens in some regard. Not only do we use screens often, we have multiple available to us regularly! We finish up work on our laptops, so […]

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Teachers Learn About Hidden Vision Problems!

| August 22, 2017

As we start to get ready for the new school year, I hope you will take a minute to watch the video at the start of this blog. We do a great job of buying shoes and school supplies, but we tend to ignore the need for comprehensive vision examinations. In this video my friend, […]

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Are You Looking For a Speaker For a Workshop, In-service, or for a Professional Development Training?

| August 5, 2017

Dr. Fox is an expert in the field of developmental optometry and currently scheduling trainings and workshops for the school year.  Dr. Fox has lectured internationally and provides hands-on interactive workshops. If you would like to learn more about our workshops please click on the above video, or email jekoutelis@gmail.com or drfoxassistant@gmail. We are happy to […]

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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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