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Boys With ADHD Are at Higher Risk for Brain Injury & Vision Problems

Boys who exhibit inattention and hyperactivity are at risk of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and potentially, vision problems. Find out how TBIs and vision are...

Sports Eye Safety Month – How to Prevent Sports Injuries

Most people don’t realize that protecting their eyes should be the first thing they think about when buying sports gear. Wearing protective eyewear and undertaking...

Why Does Bono Always Wear His Signature Shades?

Ever wonder why rock superstar Bono wears sunglasses, even when indoors? It's not due to his "look", but rather is related to managing his glaucoma.

Can Vision Therapy Help Myopia?

In certain cases, vision therapy may help manage the symptoms of myopia (nearsightedness). Read on to discover the hows and the whys.

What You Should Know About Eye Herpes

Eye herpes can cause several uncomfortable symptoms and recurring flare-ups. In extreme cases, it can lead to blindness. Discover how your eye doctor can help.

What’s the Connection Between Sleep Apnea, Concussion, and Your Vision?

How is sleep apnea, concussion, and vision connected? They share many symptoms and can impact each other adversely. Read on to learn more!

The Importance of Binocular Vision in Sports

To succeed at their game, athletes need excellent binocular vision. Find out how sports vision training can improve their visual skills and boost their performance,...

Common Visual Symptoms to Watch for in Children

Vision problems are often missed during your child’s school vision screenings. Having them undergo a comprehensive eye exam can help detect any underlying vision problems....

Are You Susceptible To Vision Loss?

Many factors contribute to vision loss, some of which may even be relevant to you. Read on to learn what puts a person at risk...

Is It Normal To Have Long-Lasting Symptoms After A Head Injury?

Concussion or TBI patients can sometimes suffer from symptoms long after the injury occurred, but this doesn’t have to be the case. A neuro-optometrist can...

Sink That Buzzer Beater With Sports Vision Training

March Madness is approaching and every college basketball player is dreaming of scoring the last 3-pointer that will win the game. However, to beat the...

Treating Your Non-Reader With Vision Therapy

Are you frustrated your bright child is not reading at the level you think they should be? They may actually be suffering from an issue...

Why Vision Therapy Provides Lasting Correction For Strabismus – Eye-Turn

Vision therapy is the ideal treatment for strabismus and offers long-term results because it targets the root of the issue — the brain.

Free Vision Screening for Children 5 to 18 Years of Age

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...

Beware of Blue Light

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...

Distance Learning and Increased Nearsightedness

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...

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

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...

8 Ways to Prevent Common Eye Drop Mistakes

Are you using your eye drops the right way? If not used properly, drops may not only lose their effectiveness, but could also damage your...

Did You Know That 20% of People Sleep With Their Eyes Open?

1 in 5 people sleep with their eyes open. Known as nocturnal lagophthalmos, this condition can interfere with sleep and cause people to wake up...

When Routine Eye Exams Return 

Optometrists are slowly reopening their practices to offer routine services like eye exams for contact lenses, glasses, and eye surgery. This time around they will...

Why Vision Training Is Vital for Your Swing 

Sports vision training for baseball is underutilized, despite its effectiveness in helping batters improve their averages, RBIs, and on-base percentages. Baseball is one of the...

4 Eye Hygiene Practices That Reduce the Risk of Infection 

With the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in full-swing, it's important to practice good eye hygiene because eyes are a portal for infectious diseases. Implement these...

The Power of Tears

Tears flush out toxins, provide vital oxygen and nutrients to our eyes, and, among countless other benefits, ensure that our eyes remain lubricated and healthy....

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

We all instinctively rub our eyes, whether we're tired, our eyes are itchy or when something gets stuck in them. However, did you know that...

COVID-19 –  What Constitutes an Eye Care Emergency? 

An eye care emergency is defined as medical care for conditions requiring prompt medical attention due to a sudden change in ocular or visual health.

Dizziness and Balance: How Vision Plays a Vital Role

While vision may not seem to be the most important factor in maintaining balance, the brain relies on visual input to keep your world appearing...

Tips to Avoid a Concussion or TBI

The complexity of the brain is truly fascinating; any slight change in its chemistry or structural integrity can result in a multitude of health problems,...

Can Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Help Stroke Patients With Vision Problems?

Though not always evident, a stroke almost inevitably affects vision. Neuro-optometric rehabilitation can treat the resulting vision deficiencies and improve the person’s functionality and quality...

Vision & Learning Workshop

When: January 23rd, 2020 @ 6:30 pm Where: Fox Vision Development Center – 1202 Troy Schenectady Rd. Bldg 2 Latham, NY 12201 Space is limited...

5 Things About TBIs You Never Knew

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can lead to severe health problems, and in 90% of cases, vision problems. Here are 5 things about TBI that you...

3 Reasons Why You Should Kickstart the New Year With Vision Therapy

Whether you’re a pro-athlete or a 4th grader struggling to read, improved vision skills can boost confidence and success in life. Consider vision therapy this...

Vision Therapist Appreciation Week -Karen Boyark

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...

Lyme Disease and Vision Workshop

Lyme Disease and Vision WorkshopNovember 5th, 2019  7pm-9pm There is a lot in the news these days about Lyme disease. You may be aware of...

Optometric Vision Therapist Appreciation Week – Debbie Biaisini

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...

Optometric Vision Therapist Appreciation Week – Emma Barrell

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...

Optometric Vision Therapist Appreciation Week – Skylar Fuller

We are continuing to highlight our therapists here at Fox Vision Development Center. Skylar Fuller is one of our newer vision therapists, having been with...

Optometric Vision Therapist Appreciation Week – Liz Levy

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....

Optometric Vision Therapist Appreciation Week – Ethan Wheeler

As part of Vision Therapist Appreciation week, we continue to highlight our therapists here at Fox Vision Development Center. Today’s therapist is Ethan Wheeler, our...

Optometric Vision Therapist Appreciation Week – Kaitlyn Dittmar

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...

Vision Therapy Doesn’t Have to be Spooky

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Sports-Related Eye Injuries

September Is Sports Eye Safety Month! Ocular sports trauma is among the leading causes of permanent vision loss in North America. Tens of thousands of...

It’s Back to School Time!! Don’t Forget About Your Child’s Eyes!!

It’s back to school time and we all have our fall check list. This usually includes school supplies, shoes, clothes, a backpack, and perhaps a...

Life After Vision Therapy!

Hello Dr. Fox: I wanted to touch base with you about Lucas.  I know it has been a longtime since we last spoke, but I...

Is My Child Too Young for Vision Therapy?

Those with excellent visual acuity may experience difficulty with visual processing or focus, which can impact various aspects of a child’s development, learning ability, and...

International Speaker and Educator, Dr. Robert Fox, OD, FCOVD, Makes A Huge Impact On COVD- Korea

This April 2019, Dr. Robert Fox, was invited to travel to the country of South Korea to provide education on vision therapy to Korean optometrists....

Parkinson’s Awareness Month and Your Vision

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month in the USA and Canada, a time when those living with the disorder, their family members, friends, and community come...

Vision and Autism Video and Workshop

Here is a video from the College of Optometrist in Vision Development (COVD) regarding vision and autism.  We are planning to have a workshop at...

School and Vision: 2 Important Partners

It’s February and that means we’re smack in the middle of winter, which is also the middle of the school year. It’s the season when...

Why Does My Child Struggle to Read? By Robert S. Fox, OD, FCOVD

The excitement of the new school year has worn off. You and your child have settled into a daily after-school routine. You had thought that...

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and...

Signs That Your Child Has a Vision Problem

Healthy eyes and good vision are essential for your child’s growth and development. In fact, learning is 80% visual, which means a child’s success in...