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Free Vision Screening for Children 5 to 18 Years of Age

| January 14, 2021

Saturday, January 23, 2021 9 am to Noon 1 in 5 children struggle with vision concerns, and a vision screening will identify any challenges that may be impacting your child’s quality of life and success in school. Through a vision screening, our team of medical professionals can make recommendations to meet your child’s visual needs. […]

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Beware of Blue Light

| December 2, 2020

The world of school is rapidly changing before our eyes. Thanks to COVID-19 many children are spending from six to nine hours each day on computers. This change has increased blue light exposure, leading to a whole range of vision concerns, including eye strain, headaches, sleep issues, and attention problems.   What We Know   […]

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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 shining 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 everyday 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 keeping […]

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