Aug 23, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019

Residency in Pediatric Optometry | Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation, Minnetonka, MN


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Sponsor: Bright Eyes Vision Clinic, Otsego and Minnetonka, Minnesota

Mission: The Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy/Neuro-Rehabilitation Residency Program at Bright Eyes Vision Clinic provides qualified graduate optometrists with advanced clinical experience in the diagnosis and management of pediatric eye diseases, binocular vision disorders, visual-perceptual dysfunctions, acquired brain injury, and other functional vision deficits. The learning objectives are achieved through patient care, case studies, presentations and seminars which will facilitate the resident’s development into an expert clinician in the areas of pediatric optometry, binocular vision, vision development, neuro-optometry, and vision enhancement.

Program Goals:

  • Enhance the resident’s examination skills in vision rehabilitation.
  • Strengthen the resident’s expertise in the diagnosis and management of vision problems in binocular, perceptual vision and vision rehabilitation.
  • Expand the resident’s knowledge in managing patients with acquired brain injury and developmental delays.
  • Expand the resident’s knowledge of binocular and perceptual vision problems
  • Develop the resident’s communication skills that are required for successful provision of services in vision rehabilitation.
  • Develop the resident’s understanding of the business and accounting aspects of successful management of a practice devoted to children, rehabilitation, and vision therapy.
  • Develop the resident’s skill in presenting topics to fellow professionals.
  • Instill in the resident an appreciation of the importance of scholarly activity.

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