Lens Based Management of Complex BV Cases

Learn about optometric care and management utilizing different types of lenses through a series of case-reports. These lens treatment and management cases will highlight the use of lenses in patients with Streff syndrome, amblyopia, binocular vision/accommodative issues and numerous refractive conditions. We Will discuss the power of plus lenses in a therapeutic manner.

Visual Care and Treatment of the Patient with Special Needs

The need for optometrists to treat patients with special needs is dire. This course is broken into three section. The first will cover the main special needs conditions encountered, including cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and autism. The second discusses examination techniques that will allow the collection of quality examination data. The third uses videos to demonstrate some basic vision therapy techniques as examples on how to perform therapy in these populations.

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Dr. Marc Taub is an associate professor and Chief of Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation Services at Southern College of Optometry. He teaches vision therapy and is active in clinical research. He is also the supervisor for the Pediatric and Vision Therapy Residency.

Dr. Taub is the Editor-in-Chief of the Optometry & Visual Performance and serves on the review board of Optometry Times. He has written numerous peer reviewed articles and has lectured and presented posters at national and local conferences. He is the lead editor and a multiple chapter author on Visual Diagnosis and Care of the Patient with Special Needs.

Dr. Taub is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and the College of Optometrist in Vision Development and is active in the Optometric Extension Program Foundation.

Favorite quote or phrase:

Try not! Do or do not, there is no try.

What do behavioral optometry and vision therapy mean to you?

I have dedicated my career and life to the study and teaching of these areas. I eat, breath and sleep behavioral optometry!