There is a clear pathway of progression through membership to becoming an accredited behavioural optometrist
, with education at the heart.
Pathological defects are permanent but functional loss could be recovered with appropriate intervention by a behavioural optometrist
. As such, the optometrist may have a vital role to play, not only in the detection of such problems but also in their rehabilitation too.
Ms Packman also studied the visual needs of individuals with learning disabilities, and became a behavioural optometrist
9-10 The British Association of Behavioural Optometrists
, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1PP.
18 The British Association of Behavioural Optometrists
, Exeter Court Hotel, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7UX.
18 British Association of Behavioural Optometrists
(BABO), Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow, 140 Bath Road, Hayes, Middlesex UB3 5AW.
Bringing the techniques back to the UK, he founded the British Association of Behavioural Optometrists
(BABO) in 1991.
Prior to this, he gained Fellowship of the Australian College of Behavioural Optometrists
Look at those practices that have specialisation, such as behavioural optometrists
, many of whom are expanding their practising of optometry to improve their patient's lives.
21-23 British Association of Behavioural Optometrists
, Quality Hotel, London Road, St Albans, 'Intermediate Optometric Vision--OTV2' 9am-5:30pm (Christine Hancock: 01242 602689)
These have been accepted by Barrett in his recent review 'there are areas where the available evidence is consistent with claims made by behavioural optometrists
(most notably in relation to the treatment of convergence insufficiency, the use of yoked prisms in neurological patients, and in vision rehabilitation after brain disease/injury).
9-11 British Association of Behavioural Optometrists
, Cheltenham, Vision and Learning Course (OVT3) (firstname.lastname@example.org)