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Meet Dr Kadet, Optometric Physician
FCOVD, FELLOW, COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRISTS IN VISION DEVELOPMENT
After many years of specialty Optometry practice, Dr. Kadet continues to be energized by his work at Hope Clinic. His commitments to helping children and adults gain confidence and self-esteem with reading efficiency and his work with Traumatic Brain Injury survivors recovering useful vision distinguishes Dr. Kadet in the eye care community.
For Dr. Kadet, retirement is out of the question. "Too many people need Developmental and Neuro-Optometry guidance in moving through life’s journey."
Dr. Kadet earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Pacific University, located in Forest Grove, Oregon
He began his Optometry practice in Issaquah, WA . He became the charter Optometric Physician in the founding of Hope Clinic in 1983 and continues practice as the Director of Optometry and Neuro-Optometry. Professionally, Dr. Kadet is a charter Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD), the certification body for Developmental Optometry and Neuro-Optometry. He is a member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA) and a Clinical Associate of the Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEPF). He holds membership in the Washington Association of Optometric Physicians and the American Optometric Association.
Dr. Kadet has been involved in nine publications concerning all aspects of Vision Therapy and Development
The subjects published are Vision Rehabilitation in Brain Trauma Injury, Vision and Learning, Optometry and Vision Development and a publication on Vision Development Optometric Vision Therapy, which was presented to the International Conference Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities. Dr. Kadet has focused a large amount of his time toward the special needs community
Dr. Kadet has enjoyed being the Scoutmaster for a Special Needs Boy Scout Troop he orginated 11 years ago. One of his favorite scouting times is the one week of summer camp he spends with his 'special scouts' and his ukulele.
Dr. Kadet is a volunteer coach for the Special Olympics ski racing team and supports the Special Olympic Winter Games. He serves as a volunteer Doctor for the Special Olympics and the Healthy Eyes Program sponsored by the Lions Club. He provides vision exams and eyeglasses to Special Olympics athletes.
Dr. Kadet was nominated in 2002, for the Washington State Jefferson Awards for community service.
Dr. Kadet is married, has raised three children, and resides in Seattle WA.
Discovering Vision Therapy Blog
05/28/14 6:00 am
There was a day when physical therapy was considered a waste of money by physicians, and surgery deemed the only option for a muscle tear or broken bone. Today, we’re seeing the same dynamic with surgery for strabismus (crossed-eye).
05/21/14 6:00 am
Audrey Engelbart was between 18 and 24 months old when her mother Dawn noticed her eyes weren’t quite right. One of them appeared to be turning out, a condition known as infantile strabismus. But as the Engelbarts were soon to discover, their daughter’s eye problems was more than cosmetic.
05/14/14 6:00 am
The National Eye Institute (NEI) has declared that May is Healthy Vision Month. Like many of these special months, the point is not to strive for healthy vision only during the month of May, but on an annual basis. That’s why the NEI offers up five smart ideas to keep your eyes healthy all year long - and we’ve added an extra bonus tip to help avoid Computer Vision Syndrome!
05/07/14 6:00 am
The Vision Therapy Center is focused on improving the functional vision of our patients. Over the last few months, we’ve also been engaged in improving the functionality of the center itself, and we’d like to share some photos of the progress.
04/30/14 6:00 am