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Vision Therapy Online Resources

To help educate patients and parents about visual problems and treatments, we have been giving out online references for the last few years. Well, I was looking at it the other day while handing it to a patient and I was shocked at how out of date it was! I am happy to report that the amount of information on children's vision and vision therapy has absolutely EXPLODED on line.

I hope that you find the references below useful in learning about vision and finding others with similar questions and experiences. And, of course, do not hesitate to Ask Dr. Nate. You may also want to share your experience online via one of the below, or email me at

I am intentionally leaving in the full links so that if you want to print and share this information with a friend or a family member you can do so without having to Google or Bing any of them.

Also, understand that this is not a comprehensive list. I have not included every possible online resource - the list would be too long! If I have left any out that you think should belong, please let me know!

See well!
Dr. Nate

Nathan Bonilla-Warford, OD
Bright Eyes Family Vision Care
Located in the Westchase area of Tampa.

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Bright Eyes Family Vision Care:
Website for the office of Nathan Bonilla-Warford, OD, with information on staff, location, appointment making, and more.

College of Optometrists in Vision Development:
Official website for COVD, the College of Optometrists in Vision Development which is a non-profitassociation of eye care professionals including optometrists, optometry students, and vision therapists.

The Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEPF)
The Optometric Extension Program Foundation is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of the discipline of optometry through the gathering and dissemination of information on vision and the visual process.

Optometrists Network
Tremendous amount of information for professionals, parents, and teachers about many types of vision problems and treatments.

Vision Therapy Success Stories
100s of Vision Therapy Success Stories from real people struggling with many different types of visual problems.

Parents Active for Vision Education (P.A.V.E.)
P.A.V.E. is a national non-profit education, resource and support organization whose mission is to raise public awareness of the crucial relationship between vision and achievement.


Bright Eyes News:
Written By Bright Eyes Family Vision Care, with information on office events, children's vision, vision therapy, orthokeratology, and vision news.

Official blog for the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.

Maino's Memo's:
Written by Dominick Maino, OD and contains the latest research and information about eye and vision care of children, developmental disabilities, Traumatic/Acquired Brain Injury

Eyes on the Brain
Susan R. Barry, Ph.D. a neurobiologist and author of "Fixing My Gaze" explores the amazing capacity of the brain to rewire itself at any age. Fascinating.

Little Four Eyes
Not really a vision therapy site, but a blog written by a team of mom's about babies, toddlers, and young kids in glasses. Tons of great references!

Adventures in Amblyopia
Written by a mother with an amblyopic daughter. Tons of resources, including info on patches, pictures, and activities.

EXCELerated Vision
Written by Dr. Dan Fortenbacher, A blog for patients, parents and Teachers to gain tools and insights about vision development.

Eye Can Too! Read
Vision therapist Lesley Barker gives short tips, research summaries, and ideas to help teachers and parents understand what could be going on.

ONE EYED GIRL - My Life With Strabismus
Written by a strabismic woman who recently has undergone surgery and now is learning through Vision Therapy to use both eyes


Bright Eyes Family Vision Care
Our Facebook page, with information on vision news and office events.

The Facebook page for the College of Optometrists in Vision Development

Vision Therapy Changed My Life!/group.php?gid=74321220306&ref=ts
For anyone who has gone through Vision Therapy themselves, had a friend or family member go though vision therapy, works in the field of vision therapy or just wants to cast their personal support.

Amblyopia Kids!/pages/Amblyopia-Kids/45192314977
Great online support group for parents with children with amblopia.

Little Four Eyes!/group.php?gid=33422177467
Facebook page for Little Four Eyes with lots of information, sharing and great pictures of little kids with glasses!


BrightEyesTampa - Our Twitter account

COVD - College of Optometrists in Vision Development

VTStories - Links to success stories and experiences with Vision Therapy

LittleFourEyes - Little Four Eyes

AmblyopiaKids - Amblyopia Kids

3 responses to “Vision Therapy Online Resources”

  1. amycallaway says:

    Thanks for the links …. there's a lot of good information and support here!!

  2. amycallaway says:

    Thanks for the links …. there's a lot of good information and support here!!

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