Dr. Zurcher is referred

to by many educators and medical professionals in the greater Olympia area as an important part of the continuum of care.

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Why Refer?

By referring to Dr. Zurcher, you can ensure that your students or patients meet all of the visual needs required to achieve success in the classroom and in daily activity. People of all ages and backgrounds can benefit from Dr. Zurcher’s specialized services as she provides advanced functional vision care, extending far beyond visual acuity, in order to improve the patient’s quality of life.

Dr. Zurcher is referred to by many medical and educational professionals in Olympia for functional vision exams, including:

Strabismus
Amblyopia
Convergence insufficiency
Diplopia
Learning disabilities
TBI
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Sports Vision
Impaired visual field
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For example, a person struggling with convergence insufficiency may suffer from headaches or difficulty in classroom performance and may not know that this is due to an aspect of their neurological visual system which is malfunctioning. There is a wealth of clinical research indicating the success of correcting convergence insufficiency with vision therapy.

Dr. Levi Zurcher, OD, FCOVD

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Dr. Levi Zurcher, OD, FCOVD

Originally from Arizona, Levi received his Bachelor’s of Science in Zoology from Northern Arizona University and his Doctorate in Optometry from Pacific University in Oregon. He is board certified in developmental vision and vision therapy by COVD. He purchased the practice from the Inversos in 2012. He likes spending time with his family (wife and two children,) mountain biking, and undertaking creative projects. He wrote the vision therapy software used by the clinic, retinal camera software, and the computerized eye-chart used for exams.
He has many achievements in her field, including that he:
Is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry (ABO)
Is a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)
Is a Candidate for Fellowship in the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA)
Has hospital privileges at Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation
Is a co-founder of the Chattanooga Area Low Vision Network
Lectures extensively on the topics of neuro-optometric rehabilitation and low vision
Runs her optometry practice, Southeast Vision Rehabilitation, which is a performance center of NIH/NEI funded Johns Hopkins research study: Comparative Studies of Low Vision Rehabilitative Outcome Measures.

Our Team

Dr. Douglas Campbell

Dr. Douglas Campbell performs a variety of refractive surgeries including cataract, clear lens exchange, Visian ICLs, LASIK, PRK as well as Pterygium and other cosmetic eye care procedures. Cataract surgery is the second most requested surgery that our clinic routinely performs.

Dr. Craig Finch

Dr. Craig Finch brings over 25 years of general optometry and refractive surgery expertise with him to the practice. He has an extensive background with refractive surgery, patient care, cataract surgery, clear lens exchange, Visian implants, LASIK, PRK, and Pterygium consultations and post-operative care.

Our Team

Dr. Douglas Campbell

Dr. Douglas Campbell performs a variety of refractive surgeries including cataract, clear lens exchange, Visian ICLs, LASIK, PRK as well as Pterygium and other cosmetic eye care procedures. Cataract surgery is the second most requested surgery that our clinic routinely performs.

Dr. Craig Finch

Dr. Craig Finch brings over 25 years of general optometry and refractive surgery expertise with him to the practice. He has an extensive background with refractive surgery, patient care, cataract surgery, clear lens exchange, Visian implants, LASIK, PRK, and Pterygium consultations and post-operative care.

Publication

Compensatory Prism for Strabismus Secondary to Stroke
Heather M. McBryar, OD
Hixon, Tennessee
Pseudomyopia
Heather M. McBryar, OD
Hixon, Tennessee
Appendix A Bull’s-Eye
Heather M. McBryar, OD
Hixon, Tennessee
Appendix B Brock String
Heather M. McBryar, OD
Hixon, Tennessee
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Tritheia is comprehensive vision therapy software written by Levi Zurcher OD FCOVD. It runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux. It’s currently being used at his practice in Olympia, WA.

This is vision therapy helps us provide therapy that is more customizable to meet individual needs. It’s also free to use for our patients.
Learn more

What does it do?

  • Use the software at the office and provide access for patients to use it at home.
  • User Management:  Edit patient information, assign doctors and therapists.
  • Activity Management:  Create your own activities (both traditional and computerized.)  Edit instructions, activity parameters, documentation templates, and report templates.  Freely share these activities with others.
  • Testing:  Hess test, fixation disparity curve, scoring perceptual tests, etc.
  • Program Sequencing:  Create and customize therapy programs for each patient.  Create preset programs to start with.
  • Create your own word lists, stories, and images (for anaglyphs and presentation.)  Share them with others.
  • Keep track of equipment you check-out.
  • Generate reports to monitor patient progress and compliance.

Is it an alternative to traditional vision therapy?

  • No.  This software was designed to help enhance and modernize traditional VT practice rather than replace it.
  • Our visual systems were designed to guide the movement of our whole body in open space.   While there are some activities that are well-suited to the computer,  sitting and staring at a flat screen 70 cm in front of you is not a substitute for many VT activities.

Who Refers to Dr. Zurcher?

Like you, caring for patients and students and their vision is our main concern. Our experienced optometrist and eye care team have the training and technology to provide the highest level of advanced specialty eye care. This makes our practice a preferred choice for the continuum of care for many educators and medical professionals like yourself.

Testimonials


  • Such a nice optician. My grandson is only 4 and needs glasses. We were so sad, but he explained the issues, and we will follow up as he suggested.


    Anna P.

  • I had such a good experience with the clinic. Very friendly staff and doctor, did not have to wait for long to be called, and was treated respectfully. Thanks, American Family.


    June S.

  • Dr. Zurcher has gone above and beyond what any other eye doctor has ever done to figure out what is going on with my eyes. Very happy with American Family Vision.


    Christine R.

  • Family Vision Clinic changed our lives! My daughter was frequently car sick, and she was getting headaches every day, often painful enough that they brought her to tears. We saw a string of doctors and therapists, but we made no progress. Finally, we found Dr. Levi Zurcher and his eye therapist Rain. After ten weeks of eye therapy my daughter no longer gets headaches, and she no longer gets car sick. Daily tears are a thing of the past. I really can’t say enough about this clinic. It was fascinating to watch Dr. Zurcher work. For the first time, someone who knew what they were doing was intently studying my daughter, really trying to figure out all of her eye issues, and his therapist Rain is one of the most patient and lovely people that I’ve ever had the good fortune to meet. We’re finished with eye therapy—yay!—and I have switched to American Family Vision Clinic for all of my family’s other eye health needs.


    Lars Wulff

  • Very professional, yet kind and helpful. They do what they can to make the appointment comfortable. I was running a bit late, I made sure ti call. They were able to switch me with a patient who was already there, they treated me with respect, and helped my son have confidence by getting him the eye care he needed that day. Thank you so much! Would recommend to anyone. It's a blessing that they care enough to work with people who have all different types of insurance from work to state coverage.


    Justin E.

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