Optometric vision therapy is a personalized program of exercises to train your eyes to move, partner, and focus better and train your brain to better process visual information.
Optometric vision therapy is used to treat amblyopia (lazy eye), and it also can help improve control of strabismus (eye turn). At Brenart, we also offer neuro-vision rehabilitation, a form of vision therapy for patients with visual symptoms following a brain injury.
Dr. Tira joined Brenart Eye Clinic in 2015 with over ten years of optometric eye care experience, including specialty training in pediatric optometry and vision rehabilitation following brain injury. She earned her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Alberta in Canada in 2001 and her Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry in 2005.
Ashley Meyer received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Kinesiology, with honors, from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2013.
During her senior year, Ashley decided to center her independent research on mild traumatic Brain injury (mTBI) in student athletes. As a former athlete herself, Ashley feels passionate about the importance of early recognition and treatment of concussions in sports.
To help patients develop neural pathways and build visual skills, we use an array of cutting-edge tools and technologies: