Your Vision Therapy Center in Austin & San Antonio

Welcome to the Optometry Center for Vision Therapy. We know it can be challenging to find a certified developmental or behavioral optometrist near you, which is why we’re happy to open our doors to patients from across Texas. Come see us in San Antonio or at either of our Austin locations for comprehensive vision therapy.

Our COVD board certified doctors and certified optometric vision therapists invite you to experience personalized patient care in a professional, friendly, and comfortable setting. Our vision therapy program is carefully adapted to individual needs, and we make our patients the focus of our practice. With a highly credentialed staff and state-of-the-art facilities, we’re dedicated to providing the highest quality optometric vision therapy services to you.

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Who Benefits from Vision Therapy?

Vision therapy is a form of physical therapy that benefits both children and adults who are experiencing vision problems. Vision issues may be related to a wide range of conditions, including traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), strokes, or learning disabilities such as dyslexia.

Vision therapy is more than just eye exercises. Your doctor at OCVT will develop a progressive, in-office program tailored to your needs. Our team uses prisms, filters, and other specialized tools to help you improve your visual skills. Our goal is to help you resolve visual processing or oculomotor problems that interfere with your learning, daily activities, or comfort.

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The Optometry Center for Vision Therapy was named the best vision therapy program by The Austin Chronicle in 2015. Here’s what the Chronicle had to say: “The doctors oversee an individualized in-office program with a vision therapist who sends you home with exercises to help with lazy eye, dyslexia, autism spectrum disorders, and much more. Their program vastly improved the quality of life for one of our visual artists who was unknowingly suffering from eight different eye disorders. Bonus: the staff is incredibly attentive and friendly. Here’s (to) looking at you, Austin!”


For over five years, OCVT has been a Private Practice Residency site for Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation affiliated with the Rosenberg School of Optometry at the University of the Incarnate Word. OCVT doctors also serve as adjunct clinical faculty for UIW. This partnership is an endorsement of the vision therapy competencies of OCVT doctors and vision therapists.

As of 2017, there were just two private practices in Texas affiliated with a School/College of Optometry and designated as Residency Clinics. The Residency Clinics are one-year programs that prepare Doctors of Optometry to be experts and leaders in the field of Vision Therapy and Binocular Vision.

Dr. Larson Inducted as FNORA

The Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA) inducted Dr. Briana Larson as a Fellow (FNORA) during its Annual Conference at North Carolina. A Fellow of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (FNORA) designation is recognition of a professional’s highest level of competence in clinical abilities and scientific knowledge in the field of Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation.

Currently, there are only fifteen (15) FNORA professionals in the United States. Dr. Larson is the lone practicing optometrist in Texas with an FNORA credential.

OCVT Doctors Board Certified

In 2018, Texas has fifteen (15) Board certified optometrists (FCOVD) in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation. 4 of the 15 are OCVT Doctors.

The COVD certification process serves to identify Doctors of Optometry who are prepared to offer state-of-the-art clinical services in behavioral and developmental vision care, optometric vision therapy and vision rehabilitation. All COVD Fellows are Board certified in vision development and therapy and offer functional and preventative vision care services to their patients.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Briana LarsonDr. Briana Larson is a developmental optometrist who earned her doctorate from the Southern California College of Optometry in 2007. In 2008, she completed a clinical residency in Vision Therapy Rehabilitation and Pediatric Optometry, a post-doctoral credential achieved by less than 1% of optometrists nationwide. She has gone on to receive recognition as a COVD Fellow, American Academy of Optometry Fellow, and Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association Fellow.

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Dr. Erica O’ Brien received her doctorate from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 2009.  During her professional clinical studies, she was recognized with a Clinical Letter of Excellence and received awards for Excellence in Neuro-Opthalmology and Excellence in Medical Eye Services. Dr. O’Brien is a COVD Fellow and is licensed as a therapeutic optometrist and optometric glaucoma specialist in Texas. She is also a participating provider of the InfantSEE program and OCVT Vision and Learning Grant.

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If you’ve been searching for vision therapy near you, contact OCVT. If you or your child has been experiencing visual system problems, we want to develop a customized treatment plan.

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