Dr. Nadira Shadeed, OD, FCOVD

Dr. Nadira Shadeed is a developmental optometrist who has chosen to work in the field of optometric vision therapy. Her professional background includes:

  • 2017: Co-Chair of the Georgia Optometric Association Community Outreach Committee
  • 2013: Speaker at Georgia Optometry Association continuing education meeting on the topic of Latest Developments in Vision Therapy-“Dispelling The Myths About Vision Therapy.”
  • 2011 to current: Appointed Georgia State Coordinator for the College of Optometrists in Vision Development
  • 2011: Key speaker for local optometrist group on the topic of “A Review of Recent studies on Amblyopia and Binocular Treatment”
  • 2009: current Volunteer at Special Olympics for vision screenings for the athletes
  • 2009: Earned a Fellowship (FCOVD) in Vision Development and Vision Therapy through College of Optometrists in Vision Development
  • 2006: Completed a Residency program in Pediatric Optometry at the Southern College of Optometry. The residency program provided advanced clinical experience in pediatric optometry, management of binocular vision disorders, and the developmental and behavioral aspects of vision care that aid in evaluating and treating patients in vision therapy.
  • 2005: Graduated from the Southern College of Optometry

Dr. Joe Rouw, OD, FAAO, FCOVD

Dr. Joseph Rouw is a developmental optometrist who has chosen to work in the field of optometric vision therapy. Dr. Rouw’s professional background includes:

  • 2017: Co-Chair of the Georgia Optometric Association Community Outreach Committee
  • A participating Optometrist for the InfantSEE program
  • 2014: Earned a Fellowship (FCOVD) in Vision Development and Vision Therapy through College of Optometrists in Vision Development
  • 2013: Given award for “Young Optometrist of the Year” in Georgia
  • 2012 to current: Appointed Georgia Clinical Director for the Special Olympics Lions Club International Opening Eyes vision screening program
  • 2012 to current: President of the Georgia Optometric Association 9th District
  • 2008: Earned his Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry
  • 2005: Completed a Residency program in Ocular Disease where he received extensive training in primary and pediatric eye care.
  • 2004: Graduated from the Southern College of Optometry