Lauren Strawn, OD

Vision Rehabilitation

Bio

Dr. Lauren Strawn is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the SUNY College of Optometry in the Vision Rehabilitation clinic. After earning her Doctor of Optometry degree from SUNY, she went on to complete her residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation at SUNY. Dr. Strawn then went into private practice, where she provided vision therapy to patients of all ages and managed cases with local physicians and therapists. Vision therapy allows her to be creative and treat each patient’s individual needs, she says, and she is happy to be back at home at SUNY. Dr. Strawn’s areas of interest include the treatment of strabismus, amblyopia, and traumatic brain injuries. She is a fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.

Education

  • OD, Optometry, State University of New York State College of Optometry, 2015
  • BS, Biology, Seton Hall University, 2011

Residency/Other Post Graduate Training

  • Dr. Irwin B. Suchoff Residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation - State University of New York State College of Optometry, 2016

Certifications

  • Fellowship (FCOVD) - College of Optometrists in Vision Development, 2019

Awards/Honors

  • Dr. Martin H. Birnbaum Memorial Award, 2016
  • Dr. Frederick W. Brock Memorial Award, 2015
  • Harold A. Solan Memorial Scholarship, 2014

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, SUNY College of Optometry, 2020 - Present
  • Behavioral Optometrist and Patient Care Manager, 4D Vision Gym, 2016 - 2019
  • Optometrist, Cosmopolitan Eye Care, 2015 - 2016

Publications

  • COVID-19 and Vision Therapy: An Academic Experience, Vision Development and Rehabilitation, 6(2): 95-98, 2020
  • Minus Lenses for Aniseikonia, Array, 1(Array): 111-3, 2018

Presentations

  • Vision is More than 20/20: How Visual Developmental Delays Impact Learning and Behavior, 2019
    Lecture
  • Vision and Brain Trauma: The Role of Vision in Treatment of Acquired Brain Injury, 2019
    Lecture
  • Vision in More than 20/20: How Visual Developmental Delays Impact Learning and Behavior, 2017
    Lecture
  • Vision and Brain Trauma: The Role of Vision in Treatment of Acquired Brain Injury, 2017
    Lecture
  • Vision is More than 20/20: How Visual Developmental Delays Impact Learning and Behavior, 2017
    Lecture
  • Vision is More than 20/20: How Visual Developmental Delays Impact Learning and Behavior, 2017
    Lecture
  • Optometric Vision Therapy Concepts for Treating Cases of Sensory and Motor Fusion Mismatch in Consecutive Exotropia, 2016
    Poster
  • Optometric Management of Non-Comitant Deviations, 2016
    Lecture
  • Vision Therapy for Intermittent Left Exotropia and Hypertropia Coincident with Duane Retraction Syndrome Type 3, 2015
    Poster
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