VT from an Emergent Point of View With Dr. Rob Lewis
Skeffington rightly described the visual process as emergent. We will look at the meaning of emergent and look at VT from that point of view.
Dr. Lewis has been in private practice for 35 years and is a co-owner and managing partner of Family Optometry. He is Past President of the Optometric Extension Program, the leading educating body for Optometry. He received his bachelor’s degree from Pacific University and his optometry degree from Pacific University College of Optometry.
Dr. Lewis has traveled, on numerous occasions, to provide vision services for those in need in Mexico. He has served as an expert advisor developing police vision requirements in Oregon, California, and New Mexico. He has been heavily involved in education and community mental health. He has served as an officer for local service clubs, and as a member of advisory boards for Mesa School District; the largest district in Arizona. Dr. Lewis also served as a board member of Tricity Community Behavioral Services, a not-for-profit corporation serving mental health needs, for 14 years; serving as Chairman of the Board from 1994-1996.
Dr. Lewis was twice president of his local optometric society, is a past director of the Sun Valley Behavioral Vision Conference, and currently serves as an adjunct professor for Pacific University College of Optometry. He is a charter member of The Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association.
He was a founding board member and instructor for the Baltimore Academy of Behavioral Optometry and is now an instructor for the Clinical Curriculum of OEPF. Dr. Lewis served for over 15 years as the state director for the Optometric Extension Program Foundation and is a past president of the OEPF. He is the author of "A Behavioral Approach to Vergence Problems", "VT Scholarship Programs", and “Remediation of Strabismus and Amblyopia in the Preschool Child” published by the Optometric Extension Program Foundation.
"A Behavioral Approach to Vergence Problems"
"VT Scholarship Programs"
"Remediation of Strabismus and Amblyopia in the Preschool Child"