WHO IS DR. LARRY BERMAN - SPECIALIST CHILDREN'S OPTOMETRIST
Dr Larry Berman OptometristJanuary 1986 – Present (30 years 4 months)83 Ridge Road Glenhazel
University of Johannesburg: Department of Optometry1986-1990
Head of Department Binocular Vision - Professorial level - 4th year optometry
Clinical Supervisor paediatric and binocular vision clinics - 4th year.
Lecturer General Pathology - 3rd year
University of Johannesburg Department of Psychology (1990-1992) – Child and Adult
Lecturer and clinical supervisor to M.Ed psychology students
Full Scope Private Paediatric and General optometric practice: 1986-current
Academic Congresses: 1986-2013
Lectured at many National and International Optometric Congresses in South Africa.
Academic Journals and Associations.
Since 1990 Editor Vision Magazine
Chairman South African Paediatric and Binocular Vision Association (1990-2009)
Articles in South African journals including :
South African Medical Journal
South African Optometric Assn
Comprehensive Eye Examinations for All Ages, including Infants and Preschoolers
Contact Lens Fitting and Follow-up, including Bifocal, Disposable and Astigmatism Lenses
Vision Therapy for All Ages
Treatment for Learning-related Vision Problems, including ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Reading, and Tracking Problems, etc.
Treatment for Binocular Vision Conditions, such as Amblyopia or Lazy Eye, Convergence Insufficiency (near vision disorder), Diplopia (double vision), Lack of Stereopsis (two-eyed depth perception), and Strabismus (cross-eyed, wandering eye, eye turns, etc.)
Visual Rehabilitation for Patients with Special Needs, such as Developmental Delays or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), including Autism, Stroke, Whiplash, CP, MS, etc.
Treatment for Stress-related Visual Problems, including Blurred Vision, Visual Stress from Reading and Computers, Eye Strain Headaches, and/or Vision-induced Stomachaches or Motion Sickness
Laser Vision Correction (LASIK) Co-management and Consultation
Sports Vision Correction and/or Improvement
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA