Newsletters

Our Winter 2014-15 Newsletter has been uploaded

As we near the 30th anniversary of Family Eyecare Associates, P.C. in Fair Lawn, we are particularly grateful to our staff. As evidenced by comments that parents and patients share, our staff is integral to "The Village" the creates a successful environment for each individual . Read our Winter Newsletter in its entirety here.

Our Spring 2013 Newsletter has been uploaded

Read about our patient Amy who had underlying problems in reading readiness included visual processing difficulties such as reversing letters that constrained her sight word vocabulary. Read the article in its entirety here.

The Press Box, a regular feature of our newsletters, is based on the success stories told by our vision therapy patients.

Julia, one of our teenage vision therapy patients, wrote an essay so powerful that we are simply reproducing it in its entirety here.

"For as long as I can remember, school has always been a challenge for me. Although my grades prove otherwise, I’ve always had a tough time staying focused and engaged. After reading one sentence in a book, I’m ready to throw it against the wall and call it quits. In first grade, I could read at an eighth grade level, but no one understood how challenging it was for me. All my life I thought everybody felt that pain while doing close-up work. I thought it was normal for words to ‘move’ and for lines to merge together."

To read this article in it's entirety, check out our Fall 2012 newsletter

Welcome to our New Vision!

For the past 20 years we’ve brought news and insights to you through our two newsletters, Press Clippings and The Vision Therapy Reporter. This issue marks the merger of these two publications into a single newsletter, New Vision

To read this article in it's entirety, check out our Spring 2012 newsletter

Success stories told by our vision therapy patients.

Vision Therapy Exam at Family Eyecare Associates

Adoran was five years-old in the Fall of 2008 when his primary care optometric physician completed a referral form to our office. On the form she indicated that Adoran was classified as learning disabled, and that his school indicated he had visual processing problems that might benefit from optometric vision therapy.

To read this article in it's entirety, check out our Spring 2012 newsletter

Vision Therapy Improves Academic Behavior

Successful optometric vision therapy is associated with a reduction in frequency of adverse academic behaviors and parental concern associated with reading and school work as reported by parents.

To read this article in it's entirety, check out our Winter 2011 newsletter

Success stories told by our vision therapy patients.

Vision Therapy Exam at Family Eyecare Associates

Jonathan Nitti is simply an amazing kid. He is extremely bright and out of the box, but I’d likely have to explain that expression to him. As an individual with Asperger’s he tends to be literal and not grasp metaphors easily. Through the six months that he has been in weekly office vision therapy, he has been a delight to have as a patient. His mother, Dr. Gabrielle Nitti, is one of the most outstanding optometrists I have encountered among our many sharp colleagues in New Jersey.

To read this article in it's entirety, check out our Winter 2011 newsletter