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Distance Learning and Increased Nearsightedness

| October 14, 2020

Nearsightedness, or myopia, is an ever-growing problem. It is estimated that about 40% of US children over the age of 12 need some sort of vision correction to help them see clearly and that number is only expected to increase drastically with time. Risk factors for increasing nearsightedness include… the number of parents that are […]

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5 Tips to Protect Your Eyes While Learning and Working from Home

| September 17, 2020

Students and parents alike will most likely spend increased hours on computers and digital devices this coming fall. Increased screen time has been shown to exacerbate eyestrain, discomfort, and dry eyes.   Here are five visual hygiene tips to decrease symptoms related to increased use of computers and digital devices:   1. 20/20/20 Rule Look […]

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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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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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