What treatment options does Advanced Vision Therapy Center offer?

Advanced Vision Therapy Center offers a variety of treatment options, which include:


Glasses: Whether you experience binocular vision dysfunction, have suffered an acquired brain injury, or are an athlete looking to optimize vision during competition, the proper prescription is the first step. The doctors at Advanced Vision Therapy Center are experts at designing specialty eyewear that can:

  • Relieve visual symptoms due to binocular vision dysfunction, which include:

  • Treat binocular vision conditions such as:

  • Treat visual symptoms of an acquired brain injury

  • Enhance vision during sporting events using:

    • Sport-specific prescription

    • Sport-specific tints

Contacts:: Contact lenses are often an alternative to glasses wear. There are certain binocular vision conditions where contact lenses are actually the preferred mode of correction compared to glasses. Our doctors will work with you to determine the best type of correction (glasses versus contact lenses) for your visual needs.


Vision Therapy: Advanced Vision Therapy Center is Idaho’s premier provider of vision therapy. Since 1991, the experts at Advanced Vision Therapy Center have provided care for the residents of Idaho and the surrounding area. As the Treasure Valley’s first center of its kind, you can feel confident that our team has the experience to help you achieve your goals.  Advanced Vision Therapy Center also offers the most knowledgeable and qualified team in the area of vision therapy.

Interactive Metronome (IM): IM is a brain-based assessment, rehabilitation, and training program designed to directly improve processing abilities. At Advanced Vision Therapy Center, IM is used in combination with vision therapy to improve:

  • Attention and concentration

  • Language processing

  • Behavior (aggression and impulsivity)

  • Motor control and coordination

  • Academic performance

Consultation & Referral: The professionals at Advanced Vision Therapy Center believe that the patient always comes first. Their education, training, and experience have made them experts in their field. As such, Advanced Vision Therapy Center believes in working with other experts within their own fields as part of a multidisciplinary team. Whether the care you need is provided by Advanced Vision Therapy Center, an occupational therapist, speech & language pathologist, neurologist, strabismus surgeon, or other professional, we will assist you in finding the best care available in the Treasure Valley.


Treatment for vision conditions at Advanced Vision Therapy Center is always performed with a developmental approach.  Our developmental optometrists, pediatric optometrists, neuro-optometrists, and vision therapists share the philosophy that reading the 20/20 line is only a small piece of a larger picture.  When treating patients, our team of experts evaluate all aspects of vision.  This includes not only eye health and how well you see, but also how efficiently your use your eyes during various tasks, how effectively your brain interprets visual information, and how readily you are able to integrate vision with your other senses.  This means that our treatments are designed to provide functional improvements that will benefit your daily life.


Advanced Vision Therapy Center has helped invididuals from Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Nampa, Caldwell, Kuna, Mountain Home, and the surrounding areas for more than 20 years.  They have the knowledge and experience to help you as well.


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With over 25 years of proven success, you can trust Advanced Vision Therapy Center to provide the care you need.

Our Clinical Director is Idaho's only residency trained optometrist in vision therapy and neuro-optometry and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.  His residency at University of California, Berkeley means he has the expertise and experience to treat even the most complex cases.

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7960 W. Rifleman Street, #155
Boise , Idaho , 83704 USA
Phone:  208-377-1310
Fax:  208-321-1952