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About tongvision

Dr. Tong founded the Center for Vision Development Optometry in 2002 and the center is known for its friendly and caring staff. The center’s main focus are helping children and adults with learning-related vision problem, strabismus (eye turn), amblyopia (lazy eye), autism, head injury, and stroke. In his spare time, he enjoys travelling with his family and teaching children’s bible lessons at his local Bible Study Fellowship. Dr. Tong has been an Optometrist for over 20 years. He is a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD), the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), and the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA). His professional affiliations include memberships in the California and American Optometric Associations, the International Sports Vision Association, Optometric Extension Program Foundation, COVD, AAO, and NORA. He has served as trustee and past-president of the San Gabriel Valley Optometric Society. He is also a Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor of both the Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University and the Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry.

Brain Injury Journal published Special Issue on Neuro-Optometry

The inter-disciplinary journal Brain Injury Professionals, one of the largest professional circulation publication on the subject of brain injury and the official publication of the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA) and the North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS), recently published … Continue reading

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Are you Wanting to Drive Again after a Concussion or Traumatic Brain Injury?

The US Center for Disease Control (CDC) reported that there are over 2.5 million new cases of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) each year.  Motor vehicle accidents (MVA) account for 14% of all TBI cases.  According to the United States National Highway … Continue reading

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Treatment of Congenital Nystagmus (a.k.a. Infantile Nystagmus Syndrome)

Congenital nystagmus is an abnormal repetitive oscillation of eye movements which typically onset at 2 to 3 months of age. The amplitude and frequency of the nystagmus can vary from moment to moment and often increased by active fixation, attention … Continue reading

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Academic Performance and Concussion

Academic Performance and Head Injuries: Just How Bad is That Bump in the Head? The word “concussion” comes from Latin, meaning “shake; agitate violently; strike together.” Concussions can result from sudden, direct blows to the head that shake the brain … Continue reading

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Aniseikonia

I have been treating many patients with Aniseikonia over the past 10 years.  Some even come from out-of-state for the Aniseikonia Evaluation since there are very few optometrists who provide such evaluation and treatment these days. The following are the … Continue reading

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How young shall my child be to get the first eye examination?

This is one of the most common questions that parents ask me. They are usually shocked to hear when I said it is 6 months old. Most parents thought a child must at least able to read letters in order … Continue reading

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Poor Report Card?

As a parent, you definitely want to see your child succeed in school. But are you dreading his or her report card too? If so, then there are some things you need to know. Your child may be struggling in … Continue reading

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