Meet OcvtYour Austin & San Antonio Vision Therapy Team

The team at the Optometry Center for Vision Therapy is comprised of highly credentialed, competent, and caring professionals who are committed to providing you, the patient, with the highest quality vision therapy. Our vision care specialists go through extensive training to make sure that your care is the best we can deliver.

Your Doctors

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Briana Larson, OD, FCOVD, FAAO, FNORA-Executive Director

Dr. Briana Larson, a developmental optometrist is COVD board certified in vision development and therapy through the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. She completed a post-doctorate clinical residency in vision therapy and rehabilitation with emphasis in pediatric optometry; a credential achieved by less than 1% of optometrists nationwide. She focused her post-doctorate research on Vision and Attention Deficit and Vision and Autism. In 2012, The American Academy of Optometry inducted her as a Fellow of the Academy. The Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA) welcomed Dr. Briana Larson as a Fellow (FNORA) during its 2014 Annual Conference at North Carolina. A Fellow (FNORA) designation is recognition of a vision care specialist’s highest level of competence in clinical abilities and scientific knowledge in the field of Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation. Dr. Larson has the distinction of being the lone practicing developmental optometrist in the state of Texas with this exclusive set of credentials. Dr. Larson currently serves as Residency Coordinator of Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation through the University of Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry (UIWRSO) in San Antonio, Texas. Read More.

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Erica O’Brien, OD, FCOVD – Clinical Director, OCVT

Dr. O’Brien, born and raised in the Austin area, is a developmental optometrist who is board-certified in vision development and therapy through the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. Dr. O’Brien graduated from the University of Houston College of Optometry where she received awards distinguishing her excellent clinical care in “Neuro-Ophthalmology.” In 2014, the College of Optometrists in Vision Development inducted Dr. O’Brien as a Fellow at the annual conference in San Diego. As of 2015, Dr. O’Brien is one of eleven (11) optometrists in the State of Texas with this distinguished credential. She has successfully completed the International Examining Board’s requirements, including satisfying over 100 hours of continuing education and training, written tests, and an oral interview to specialize in vision rehabilitation. She joined OCVT in 2012 due to her passion for helping others and to provide the highest level of care in a professional environment. Dr. O’Brien serves as adjunct clinical faculty of the University of Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry (UIWRSO) in San Antonio, Texas. Read More.

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Dr. Melissa Wong, OD, Associate Doctor

Dr. Melissa Wong is a board-certified optometrist and completed her post-doctorate residency in vision rehabilitation and pediatrics at OCVT. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention from the University of Southern California (Fight On!). She received her Doctorate of Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO) at Marshall B. Ketchum University. During her time at SCCO, Dr. Wong was awarded the Dr. Homer and Marie Hendrickson Memorial Award (vision therapy) and the Dr. Lawrence E. Gallarini Memorial Award (low vision rehabilitation). For her 4th year clinical rotations, Dr. Wong had the privilege of serving at the VA West Los Angeles Healthcare Center, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare Center, Ketchum Health in Anaheim, CA and the San Diego Center for Vision Care. Dr. Wong worked with a vast population of patients in the areas of pediatrics, vision therapy, ocular disease, contact lens, and low vision. Dr. Wong is a member of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), American Optometric Association (AOA), and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). She is also participating in the InfantSee provider program through the AOA. In her free time, Dr. Wong enjoys trying new culinary dishes, listening to live music, watching musical theater, and attending sports games—especially football and basketball.


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Dr. Jenalyn Jotie, OD, FAAO, Associate Doctor

Dr. Jenalyn Jotie, a former US Naval officer is the newest associate to the OCVT Doctor Team. After completing her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology at the University of CA, San Diego in 2008, Dr. Jotie earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 2012. She served on Active Duty in the U.S. Navy as an optometrist from 2012-2017. In 2018, she completed a residency in Brain Injury Vision Rehabilitation and Ocular Disease through the South Texas Veterans Healthcare System in San Antonio, TX.

Dr. Jotie recently completed the VA Boston Optometric Research Fellowship from 2020-2022. She provided direct neuro-optometric care and vision rehabilitation for Veterans with brain injury at VA Boston and served as a laboratory instructor at the New England College of Optometry (NECO). Dr. Jotie is currently a Masters in Vision candidate at NECO. Dr. Jotie is a Fellow through the American Academy of Optometry and is board certified through both the American Board of Optometry and the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry. She is also a certified Neurogen Brain Balancing practitioner. Dr. Jotie loves to cook, listen to music/audiobooks, and explore alternative/holistic therapies. Read More


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Dr. You Annie Wang, OD, Resident Doctor

Dr. You Annie Wang graduated from New England College of Optometry, Boston MA in 2016. She worked at ocular-pathology dense clinics for over 4 years, where she developed her passion for vision rehabilitation and vision therapy. The goal is to treat vision problems that cannot usually be treated successfully with glasses, CLs, and/or surgery alone. She believes that she could maximize her patients’ quality of life by providing these services, helping them to achieve single, clear, and comfortable binocular vision. Dr. Wang is also a new mom and really enjoys spending time with her family. On her off days, you will find her at the Austin Zoo with her son. She also likes hiking, trying different restaurants, and watching drama


Your Vision Therapists Team

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The team is made up of highly credentialed, qualified, and dedicated optometric vision therapists who collaborate with OCVT doctors to put into effect vision therapy programs that meet the individual needs of each patient. We are committed to providing the highest quality and personalized optometric vision therapy care. For individual backgrounds, please Click Here.

Your Patient Services Team

austin san antonio vision therapyThe patient services team is made up of dedicated professionals who ensure your experience with OCVT is personable, seamless and welcoming. We strive individually and collectively to provide the best quality care with the patient and family’s satisfaction being paramount. Our goal is to provide help with scheduling, billing, general inquiries and other assistance that you may require. For individual backgrounds, please Click Here.

Your Other Support Team

austin san antonio vision therapyWe have additional experienced professionals who assist and provide support to your other OCVT teams, so we can better meet the needs of our patients and their families. For individual backgrounds, please Click Here.