Introduction to binocular and accommodative dysfunction for Students

Introduction to binocular and accommodative dysfunction for Students

Course Description

This lecture series will introduce diagnosis of binocular and accommodative dysfunction. We will perform an in depth overview of what vision is and how it is processed and discuss the basics of visual function including specifics of oculomotor, binocular, accommodative, and visual perception and processing. We will discuss the function and role of different lenses, prisms, and filters used in behavioral optometry and their effect on visual function. We will then perform an in depth discussion on various testing techniques for evaluation of binocular and accommodative function and dysfunction.

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Instructor Bio

Dr. Tamara Petrosyan is an associate clinical professor at SUNY College of Optometry and East New York Diagnostic and Treatment Center. She works with interns, externs and residents in the primary care, pediatrics, vision therapy and ocular disease clinics. Dr. Petrosyan has developed and published more than a dozen workbooks used for vision therapy, head trauma rehabilitation and perceptual therapy. She is the recipient of the 2009 William Feinbloom Low Vision Award, 2013 NJSOP Chairperson of the Year Award, 2014 NJSOP Young OD of the Year Award, 2015 American Optometric Association Young OD of the Year Award and the 2015 NJSOP Optometric Journalism Award.

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Courses Details

Course Duration

30 Days

Continuing Education Credits

06 hours

Course Price

$60

Course Description

This lecture series will introduce diagnosis of binocular and accommodative dysfunction. We will perform an in depth overview of what vision is and how it is processed and discuss the basics of visual function including specifics of oculomotor, binocular, accommodative, and visual perception and processing. We will discuss the function and role of different lenses, prisms, and filters used in behavioral optometry and their effect on visual function. We will then perform an in depth discussion on various testing techniques for evaluation of binocular and accommodative function and dysfunction.

Bio

Dr. Tamara Petrosyan is an associate clinical professor at SUNY College of Optometry and East New York Diagnostic and Treatment Center. She works with interns, externs and residents in the primary care, pediatrics, vision therapy and ocular disease clinics. Dr. Petrosyan has developed and published more than a dozen workbooks used for vision therapy, head trauma rehabilitation and perceptual therapy. She is the recipient of the 2009 William Feinbloom Low Vision Award, 2013 NJSOP Chairperson of the Year Award, 2014 NJSOP Young OD of the Year Award, 2015 American Optometric Association Young OD of the Year Award and the 2015 NJSOP Optometric Journalism Award.

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