Where should we go for Vision Therapy?
How can you assess what Clinic will be the best for you? With optimal results in mind, here are some questions to ask yourself to when you are comparing your therapy options.
Is it an exclusive Premier Practice for Vision Therapy within the practice of Optometry?
Dr. Kadet and the Hope Clinic Staff only provide Optometric Vision Therapy/Orthoptics and related Functional Vision Services. This allows us to focus all of our attention in diagnosing and treating your specific Functional Vision concerns.
Is the Doctor a highly qualified Developmental OD who is professionally competent?
Dr. Kadet holds Charter Fellowship in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD). This forty-three year old professional organization certifies competency in providing Optometric Vision Therapy/Orthoptics and Functional Vision services. Dr. Kadet has been judged by his Peers as having the necessary qualifications to prescribe this very specialized care.
Is individualized One-On-One treatment with a highly qualified Vision Therapist provided?
All of our Vision Therapists are either Certified (COVT) by the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) or in process of becoming Certified, and therapy is always One-On-One.
Dr. Kadet prescribes all diagnostic services and programs all treatment at our three Clinics. He maintains weekly consultations with Vision Therapists, and is up-to-date on patient progress.
Is State-of-the Art Vision Therapy Instrumentation and Technology enhancing enjoyment and therapeutic outcome?
At all three of our clinics, our singular focus in Optometric Vision Therapy/Orthoptics and related Functional Vision Services allows us to equip our Clinics with the finest instrumentation available. Patients most often report that they enjoy coming for therapy.
Is the Doctor’s Professional Development ongoing, and does (s)he teach others?
Dr. Kadet averages over 100 hours per year of post-graduate education and is frequently asked to lecture at colleges and professional organizations. He attends national Annual Meetings of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (covd.org) and the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (nora.cc). He participates in Optometric Extension Program (oepf.org) Regional Clinical Seminars and related presentations by other professions.
Does Staff receive ongoing Professional Development to stay current?
At Hope Clinic, Staff frequently attends post-graduate seminars and courses. This includes the Vision Therapist education courses at the COVD annual meeting.
Does Staff work collaboratively with other professionals who work with the patients?
Our Vision Therapy Staff will meet with your child’s school professionals and/or therapists (with parent permission) to share the impact of Visual Dysfunctions on Academic Achievement, IEP Accommodations, etc. There is no additional fee for this service.
How will we pay for high quality care?
Hope Clinic will assist you in obtaining the highest possible medical insurance benefits, and Care Credit if necessary. We electronically bill your medical insurance for all reimbursable services.