Michael T. Cron, O.D.
This page is still under development/construction.
My major professional efforts have been in the broad area
of pediatric optometry. This has resulted in tangential interest
in special needs populations and public health issues.
Areas that I teach, have researched,
and/or have experience in clinical practice include: (for more information on a particular
topic, go to the link)
- normal development
of vision and visual skills and capabilities
- visual acuity
- the necessity of
early eye exams for infant
A national public health program of the American Optometric
- the need for preschool exams
- the importance of doing it well
- effective techniques
- in-school teacher vision screening on selected and referred children
- visual information processing skills
- reading disability (or what some would call dyslexia)
factors for vision and learning problems
- visual complications
- acquired brain injury (including
traumatic brain injury)
- included both here and under information processing skills is the area
For your interest/assistance, I have
included a glossary of terms
Links to Organizations of Interest:
College of Optometrists in Vision Development
American Public Health Association
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