Tag: Certified Vision Therapist

Vision therapy has been an “eye opener “for me.

| November 19, 2019

When I first started vision therapy, I was very frustrated with school. As I have progressed through vision therapy schoolwork has become less frustrating. I feel that reading and writing has gotten easier. I am on grade level now for math and ELA.  Vision therapy has helped me outside of school too. It has helped […]

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I was demoralized

| November 19, 2019

I am a student at Skidmore college and have had several concussions over the last couple of years, which has made school and every day life a struggle for me, especially as I have gotten older. I have always been a good student but starting my second year of college I was experiencing tremendous difficulties […]

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Vision Therapist Appreciation Week -Karen Boyark

| October 24, 2019

Last week we highlighted our vision therapists as part of Vision Therapist Appreciation Week. However, in our office, everyone is part of the vision therapy team. Karen Boyark is our Patient Care Coordinator. As part of her duties, she runs the front office, is in charge of scheduling, and answers the phones. As the first […]

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Vision Therapist Appreciation Week – Stephanie Grimason

| October 24, 2019

Last week we highlighted our vision therapists as part of Vision Therapist Appreciation Week. However, in our office, everyone is part of making VT happen. So, today we are singling out Stephanie Grimason, our Vision Therapy Administrator. Steph is in charge of report writing, conferences, and school visits. In reality, she does much more – […]

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Lyme Disease and Vision Workshop

| October 21, 2019

Lyme Disease and Vision Workshop November 5th, 2019  7pm-9pm There is a lot in the news these days about Lyme disease. You may be aware of some signs to look for. However, what you may not know is that a person with Lyme disease can have symptoms related to many different systems in the body […]

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Optometric Vision Therapist Appreciation Week – Emma Barrell

| October 11, 2019

Emma Barrell is the Chief Therapist at Fox Vision Development Center. In addition to her duties as a therapist, Emma is also responsible for visual processing testing, therapy scheduling, and therapist training. Emma was our office’s first ever Certified Optometric Vision Therapist! Her experience as a COVT has paved the way for other therapists here […]

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Optometric Vision Therapist Appreciation Week – Liz Levy

| October 10, 2019

Today we highlight Certified Optometric Vision Therapist Liz Levy. With a background in Occupational Therapy, she is highly knowledgeable in child development and motor skills. Confident in her skills, Liz takes pride in her ability to handle many of our more complex cases. These include strabismus, amblyopia, and the pre-school child. Liz is passionate about […]

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Optometric Vision Therapist Appreciation Week – Kaitlyn Dittmar

| October 8, 2019

In keeping with the spirit of Optometric Vision Therapist Appreciation Week, we’d like to shine the spot light on the different OVTs we have here at Fox Vision Development Center. Today’s highlighted therapist is . Kaitlyn is one of our longest serving therapists. Certified since 2017, Kaitlyn is a very accomplished therapist and adept at […]

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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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Meet Dr. Robert Fox, Our Vision Therapists and Staff

| February 23, 2016

Dr. Robert S. Fox, O.D., F.C.O.V.D. Dr. Robert Fox has been in practice in the Capital Region Area since 1986. He is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the SUNY College of Optometry. Dr. Fox has also completed a residency in Rehabilitative Optometry at the Northport VA Medical Center on Long Island.  Dr. Fox […]

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