Tag: Optometric Vision Therapy

Vision & Learning Workshop

| December 23, 2019

When: January 23rd, 2020 @ 6:30 pm Where: Fox Vision Development Center – 1202 Troy Schenectady Rd. Bldg 2 Latham, NY 12201 Space is limited – Call today to attend – 518-374-8011

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Family bike rides were a struggle

| December 23, 2019

We knew that our daughter had intermittent amblyopia since she was about 10 months old.  Prior to VT, Cecilia did not enjoy outdoor activities went the sun was shinning bright.  She would fatigue very quickly which in turn made her personality less than favorable.  She had a hard time swinging a bat in  softball and […]

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I was below grade level but on my last report card…..

| December 11, 2019

When I first started, I couldn’t see very well. I was struggling in school. I was below grade level in math and reading. Dr. Fox and his staff helped me with gymnastics and swimming. On my last report card, I moved one reading level.  ~Emma

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All the Ophthalmologist were saying she needed surgery!

| November 19, 2019

When our daughter Emma first started vision therapy we didn’t realize how bad her vision really was.  All the Ophthalmologist were saying she needed surgery for her Amblyopia (lazy eye), but Dr. Fox told us that there was no need for surgery.  He believed that vision therapy was the way to go. Since starting vision therapy, […]

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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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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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Optometric Vision Therapist Appreciation Week – Debbie Biaisini

| October 16, 2019

Today we are highlighting Debbie Biaisini! Debbie has experiences that have made her a wonderful addition to our staff. A retired special education teacher, she has a skill set that helps her deal with even the most challenging of therapy patients, especially those with reading struggles. In addition, her son, Aaron, was a therapy patient […]

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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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