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Headline Vision Enterprises, Inc., Optical Goods Retail, San Jose, CA

(877) 938-4880

2625 Timberlake Court,
San Jose, CA 95148

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Frequently Asked Questions


We try to anticipate questions you might have about our products and services and provide the answers here. If we haven't addressed your question below, please send us an email to info@headlinevisionenterprises.com.

1.  

What VT Activities can be performed with your charts?

Download our Acivity Suggestions for our alphanumeric/shape/BDPQ charts here. Download Suggestions for Arrow Charts here.


2.  

Do I have to use Red/Clear or Red/Green Glasses with your products?

Our Vision Charts can work as standard Hart Charts and could be used without any Red/Clear or Red/Green Glasses. For our Stereo Stories book and Stereo Photos, you do need the Red/Green Glasses to appreciate the 3D float! 

Our Stereoscope cards do not require any Red/Green glasses and can be used outside of a sterescope as free space fusion cards, similar to Eccentric Circles.


3.  

How can I introduce lenses and/or prisms with your charts or Stereo Stories book?

During our iheartvt.org course on The Tools of VT: Filters, Lenses and Prisms, we discussed many ways of using Red/Clear, and Red/Green Filters combined with Accommodative and Prism flippers. We also discussed a Velcro Lens System which allows combinations of Filters, Lenses and Prisms. 


4.  

Why should I combine Lenses or Prisms with Anti-suppression or Stereo Vision products?

The goal in VT is to help a patient gain automaticity with their visual skills. When Lenses are introduced, accommodative demand is altered and put under stress. Similarly, when prisms (BO & BI) are introduced, vergence demand is altered and put under stress. Many patients respond to these stressors by suppressing the vision from one eye. When you implement a binocular stimulus (such as our products), the patient receives feedback about their binocularity. This feedback can help them to maintain proper binocularity while responding to these accommodative and vergence demands created with the lenses and prisms.


5.  

I am new to the field of vision therapy. What do you suggest to help me learn more?

Welcome! So glad you are here. 

First, please consider getting a copy of The Vision Therapist's Toolkit. We wrote this book in a very conversational style to make the information accessible to people who may not have any optical or vision background. We discuss the basic concepts about VT and also introduce many staple VT procedures and discuss ways of modifying the challenge level of the procedure.

Tom Headline, COVT has had the pleasure to teach several courses for COVD over the years, including:

Another great resource are the COVD Online Study Groups. You do need to be a member of COVD to access them, and there is information on a variety of VT-related topics to choose from!


6.  

Is The Vision Therapist's Toolkit only for Vision Therapists?

No, many primary-care optometrists find The Vision Therapist's Tookit helpful for them as they add VT to their clinic. Also, many developmental optometrists and FCOVD-candidates find The Vision Therapist's Tookit helpful in their preparation.


7.  

Do you teach about VT?

Yes, I really enjoy teaching others about vision therapy! I have had the pleasure to meet many optometrists and vision therapists from all around the world. Please check out our Course Gallery and Announcements pages.