Behavioral Optometrist CT | Behavioral Ophthalmologist | 4D Doctors and Vision Therapists

The 4D Doctors and Vision Therapists

Meet Our Staff of Skilled Professionals at 4D. They provide our patients with a strong foundation from which to excel and help them to overcome their visual barriers.
Our Doctors at 4D:

Read more about our Behavioral Optometrists CT:

Dr. Juanita Collier, MS, OD, FCOVD

Dr. Lauren Strawn, OD

Facts About Behavioral Optometrists
Optometry is surely an expansive category with a set of sub-categories including Behavioral Optometry.

We will assess the role of behavioral optometrists (sometimes referred to as behavioral ophthalmologists), as well as what patients are given when diagnosis and treatment are engaged. This will supply a detailed viewpoint for someone to evaluate whether this service is for them.

What Exactly is a Behavioral Optometrist’s Purpose?
A person’s eyes certainly are a gateway for processing information and passing it to the brain. Some patients are not able to process these details as expected.

The Behavioral Optometrist’s primary purpose is to figure out how a patient is interpreting visual stimulus and whether there is a gap between what ought to be noticed and precisely what is being interpreted. This person’s eyesight might be “20/20” using eye charts, but their interpretation of information in their environment could possibly be off.

This is why treatment by a Behavioral Optometrist (also known as a Developmental Optometrist) can help.

Generally speaking, a person who is looking to further improve their vision processing will look to pursue such a specialist for Vision Therapy. The aim is usually to work on one’s vision o better carry out a task.

Patients need to optimize their eyes to be effective towards a certain goal including hitting a ball or stopping a puck. It all relies on taking seconds off one’s reaction a chance to see better results now and in the foreseeable future.

Learn more here: Why See a Behavioral Optometrist CT?

Our Vision Therapists at 4D, also known as Vision Coaches:

What is a Vision Therapist?
A Vision Therapist is Optometrist-trained and supervised to:

  • work with adults and children who need or want to improve their visual skills utilizing Vision Therapy,
  • educate the patient about vision training exercises,
  • help track the patient’s progress and meet with the doctor regularly to discuss continuing treatment for the patient.

Learn more here: Vision Therapists Needed

4D Vision Gym is a Behavioral Optometry practice that specializes in Vision Therapy, Concussion Vision Therapy, and Sports Vision Training in CT (Connecticut).

Our Doctors and Vision Therapists
Meet Our Staff of Skilled Professionals at 4D. They provide our patients with a strong foundation from which to excel and help them to overcome their visual barriers.


Juanita D. Collier, MS, OD, FCOVD
Dr. Juanita Collier is a Behavioral Optometrist in Connecticut, who specializes in Optometric Vision Therapy in Cromwell, CT.


Lauren Strawn, OD
Dr. Lauren Strawn is a Behavorial Optometrist at 4D Vision Gym.


Jessica, Vision Coach
Jessica was recently promoted to Vision Therapy Supervisor because her hard work, exemplary leadership skills, compassion, knowledge, and downright amazingness make her a perfect fit for this position. We are so grateful to have her as part of our team and are thrilled that she will be in charge of onboarding all of our new staff members, as her uplifting attitude continues to allow her to work well so with patients.