I am grateful, and thankful, for my job as a vision therapist because it has taught me how to be a good listener and to communicate better with others

Interview with Michelle Mott, COVT What drove you to the world of behavioral optometry? I was introduced to vision therapy when my son couldn’t read. I was impressed and amazed how vision therapy helped him. Vision therapy changed his life and increased his self confidence.  Eleven years after my son finished vision therapy, I found […]

We don’t all have to enjoy the same thing but we need to support each other and not be afraid to collaborate with each other and learn from each other

Interview with Nancy Torgerson, OD, FCOVD For all those who don’t know you yet, what drove you to Optometry? I was interested in medicine in high school. The summer before my sophomore year in college, I worked for a husband and wife team at an optometric practice in downtown Seattle. Doctor Bonnie Beals Hall told […]

Dr. Marc Taub: “We must write up what we do in journals related to Optometry as well as other professions in which we interact”

The renowned American Optometrist, Dr. Marc Taub, is an Associate Professor and Director of Visual Therapy and Rehabilitation Services at the Southern College of Optometry. He also teaches Visual Therapy, is an active clinical researcher and the supervisor of the Pediatric and Vision Therapy Residency. Dr. Taub has great recognition in the editorial field and […]

Dr. Jan Richard Bruenech: “European Optometrists need to impress the decision-making politicians, not only their patients”

The prestigious Dr. Jan Richard Bruenich is the Director of the Biomedical Research Unit and Professor of Ocular Anatomy at the Buskerud University College in Norway. Dr. Bruenech is one of the excellent international speakers who will participate in the VI International Congress of Behavioral Optometry and Visual Therapy, organized by SIODEC in Granada from […]

Dr. Carl G. Hillier: “Vision is the ‘glue’ that holds our physical world to our cognitive world and Vision Therapy is an opportunity for growth in cognition”

Dr. Carl G. Hillier is a well known lecturer in the United States. To summarize  his way of thinking paraphrases the Swiss philosopher Piaget with the quote “knowledge is constructed through experience”.  Dr. Hillier has a wealth of experience and knowledge, and has been recognized on several occasions with both national and international awards.  His […]

Dr. Robert Sanet: “It is important for Optometrists to understand the scientific research so that they can be more comfortable that the work that they do has scientific validity”

After a severe car accident which left him near death and with all the bones in his face and head broken, Behavioral Optometry and Visual Therapy changed the life of Dr. Robert Sanet. As he reports “Behavioral Optometry and Visual Therapy allowed him to eliminate a strabismus,  improve his  attention, reading speed and comprehension, organize his  […]