Pediatric Eye Care and Vision Therapy: From Theory to Practice

Pediatric Eye Care and Vision Therapy: From Theory to Practice

A Comprehensive Exploration and overview of everything you were taught…but forgot!  Learn at your own pace and in the comfort of your own home.

Course Description

This self-directed course will be a broad overview of 12 different topics in the world of pediatrics and binocular vision in 14 hours of lecture. It will start with topics related to vision development and prescribing, make its way through myopia control and strabismus and finish up with visual information processing and acquired brain injury. Each lecture will be accompanied by a resource section which included many articles on the lecture topic. The course is meant to introduce or reintroduce you to ideas that you may have never learned or perhaps you learned and forgot long ago.

Instructors

Instructor Bio

Marc B. Taub, OD, MS, EdD
Dr. Marc Taub is a professor at Southern College of Optometry. He teaches in the vision therapy and pediatric clinics. He is also the co-supervisor for the Pediatric and Vision Therapy Residency and the supervisor for the Vision Therapy and Vision Rehabilitation 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 international, 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 and editor and chapter author on Visual Development, Treatment, and Diagnosis of the Pediatric Patient.
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.

Tamara Petrosyan, OD
Dr. Tamara Petrosyan graduated with honors from SUNY College of Optometry in 2009 and went on to do a residency in vision rehabilitation, head trauma, low vision, and ocular disease at the Northport VA Medical Center. In 2011, she joined the faculty of SUNY Optometry in the Primary Care, Pediatrics, and Vision Rehabilitation departments and was promoted to an associate clinical professor in 2017. She also works at NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, East New York in Primary Care and Ocular Disease.

Dr. Petrosyan lectures nationally and internationally and has published articles and book chapters on various topics. In Armenia, Dr. Petrosyan helped organize, train nurses and doctors, and implement free pediatric comprehensive vision screenings for over 40,000 children through the Armenian Eyecare Project. She is working on training ophthalmologists throughout all regions of Armenia on how to perform comprehensive pediatric examinations and implement refractive and vision therapy treatments. She has developed over a dozen vision therapy and rehabilitation workbooks and helped start and developed all of the vision therapy content for Anteo Health, a vision therapy platform. She is the InfantSEE liaison for the state of New Jersey, previously on the board of directors for the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians as well as the current head of their clinical care committees for pediatrics and for vision therapy.

Dr. Petrosyan has received various awards including the Young Optometrist of the Year from the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians (NJSOP), the Young Optometrist of the Year from the American Optometric Association, and the Optometrist of the Year from NJSOP.

Marc B. Taub, OD, MS, EdD

Tamara Petrosyan, OD

Courses Details

Course Duration

6 Months

Continuing Education Credits

14 hours

Course Price

$750

Course Description

This self-directed course will be a broad overview of 12 different topics in the world of pediatrics and binocular vision in 14 hours of lecture. It will start with topics related to vision development and prescribing, make its way through myopia control and strabismus and finish up with visual information processing and acquired brain injury. Each lecture will be accompanied by a resource section which included many articles on the lecture topic. The course is meant to introduce or reintroduce you to ideas that you may have never learned or perhaps you learned and forgot long ago.

Bio

Marc B. Taub, OD, MS, EdD
Dr. Marc Taub is a professor at Southern College of Optometry. He teaches in the vision therapy and pediatric clinics. He is also the co-supervisor for the Pediatric and Vision Therapy Residency and the supervisor for the Vision Therapy and Vision Rehabilitation 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 international, 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 and editor and chapter author on Visual Development, Treatment, and Diagnosis of the Pediatric Patient.
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.

 

Tamara Petrosyan, OD
Dr. Tamara Petrosyan graduated with honors from SUNY College of Optometry in 2009 and went on to do a residency in vision rehabilitation, head trauma, low vision, and ocular disease at the Northport VA Medical Center. In 2011, she joined the faculty of SUNY Optometry in the Primary Care, Pediatrics, and Vision Rehabilitation departments and was promoted to an associate clinical professor in 2017. She also works at NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, East New York in Primary Care and Ocular Disease.

Dr. Petrosyan lectures nationally and internationally and has published articles and book chapters on various topics. In Armenia, Dr. Petrosyan helped organize, train nurses and doctors, and implement free pediatric comprehensive vision screenings for over 40,000 children through the Armenian Eyecare Project. She is working on training ophthalmologists throughout all regions of Armenia on how to perform comprehensive pediatric examinations and implement refractive and vision therapy treatments. She has developed over a dozen vision therapy and rehabilitation workbooks and helped start and developed all of the vision therapy content for Anteo Health, a vision therapy platform. She is the InfantSEE liaison for the state of New Jersey, previously on the board of directors for the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians as well as the current head of their clinical care committees for pediatrics and for vision therapy.

Dr. Petrosyan has received various awards including the Young Optometrist of the Year from the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians (NJSOP), the Young Optometrist of the Year from the American Optometric Association, and the Optometrist of the Year from NJSOP.

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