Vision Therapy and Pediatrics

We currently offer both internal and external residency programs offering advanced clinical training in pediatric optometry and vision therapy rehabilitation.

Residency Sites

Optometry Center for Vision Therapy (OCVT)

6836 Bee Caves Rd, Ste. 100
Austin, TX 78746
Program Coordinator: Briana Larson, O.D., F.C.O.V.D., F.A.A.O., F.N.O.R.A.
dr.larson@ocvt.info

Program Description

This residency program is based at two locations of the Optometry Center for Vision Therapy (OCVT) in

Austin, Texas. OCVT is a specialty practice exclusively dedicated to vision therapy, neuro‐optometric

rehabilitation and pediatric optometry. The residency is a full‐time, formal, supervised program

consisting of direct patient care, didactic education, practice management development and scholarly

activities.

Program Information
Program Length 12 months (53 weeks)
Start Date July 6
Positions 2
Compensation $39,000
Hours Per Week 40 hours- no on-call responsibilities
Accreditation Status Accredited
Application Deadline February 1
ORMatch Matching Service Yes

Learn more about the Optometry Center for Vision Therapy Residency.

Arkansas Vision Development Center

1021 South Waldron Road
Fort Smith, AR 72903
Program Coordinator: Wanda Vaughn, OD, FCOVD
drvaughn@arkansasvision.com

Program Description

This residency program is based at the Arkansas Vision Development Center in Ft Smith, Arkansas. The Arkansas Vision Development Center is a private practice dedicated to pediatric optometry and vision therapy. The residency is a full-time, formal, supervised program consisting of direct patient care, didactic education, practice management development and scholarly activities.

Program Information
Program Length 12 months (53 weeks)
Start Date The first Monday after the week of July 4th
Positions 1
Compensation $33,000
Hours Per Week 40
Accreditation Status First Year Program
Application Deadline January 31
ORMatch Matching Service Yes

Learn more about the Arkansas Vision Development Center Residency.

UIW Eye Institute

Rosenberg School of Optometry
9725 Datapoint Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
Program Coordinator: Aubrey Breithaupt, OD, FCOVD
breithau@uiwtx.edu

Program Description

The resident will provide optometric care to pediatric patients with a diverse range of conditions in the Eye Institute of the Rosenberg School of Optometry and its affiliated clinics, with an emphasis on developing skill and confidence in the management of pediatric conditions and vision therapy services. In addition, the resident will have the opportunity to to participate in clinical research and a variety of didactic and seminar programs on topics related to clinical and pediatric optometry.

Program Information
Program Length 12 months (53 weeks)
Start Date Last Monday in June
Positions 1
Compensation $36,000
Hours Per Week 40
Accreditation Status Accreditation pending completion of first Resident
Application Deadline January 31
ORMatch Matching Service Yes

Learn more about the UIW Eye Institute Residency.