Optometry & Vision Development
volume 42 #1, the official journal of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development will soon be available online.
Optometry & Vision Development is an open access journal whose content is immediately available at no charge to the reader once it is published. OVD is also indexed in the Directory of Open Access…Continue
Added by Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO on March 18, 2011 at 10:38am — No Comments
Optometric colleagues ask me why did I embark on holistic approaches to vision therapy? Is alternative and complementary medicine really part of Optometry, or is this barking up the wrong tree?
My response is most times non-political. My ultimate vision is for my patient. Deliver the most helpful and integrated program of vision therapy that gets to the very cause of their visual discomfort. At first, I used techniques, and methods to accomplish this. It…Continue
Added by Roberto Kaplan O.D., M.Ed. FCOVD on March 16, 2011 at 8:09am — No Comments
Ever since my days as an Optometry student in South Africa, I listened to the ‘war like’ dialogue opinions Optometrists and Ophthalmologists have toward each other. As the saying goes, “It takes two to tango.” In my life, when things are not going my way, I have two choices. I can point a finger and blame someone else, or point the finger at myself. What are my limiting perceptions? Where am I holding frustration and anger? Is it correct to be a victim of someone else’s ignorance and…Continue
How often have you wanted to create the ultimate stereopis experience for your patient in vision therapy? In our office we call this programing the patient with a "Stereo Rich" session. That means we program the patient's 1 hour office-based VT session to be loaded with 3rd degree binocular activities that turn on as many "stereo neurons" as possible in the patient's developing binocular visual system.
Thinking back at the progression of technology, about 100…Continue