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Our Vision Therapists

Our vision therapy program has helped numerous patients over the years due to our dedicated and talented team of vision therapists.


Charles Shidlofsky O.D., FCOVD

Dr. Shidlofsky was born and raised in Lawrence, New York. His family moved to the Dallas area when he was 16 years old. In 1980, he graduated from J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson, Texas. Dr. Shidlofsky completed his Pre-Optometry studies at the University of Texas at Austin in 1984....

Ronit Firman COVT

Lead Vision Therapist
Ronit was born in Israel, and after her military service moved to Italy, where she graduated optometry school. She worked as an optometrist in both Italy and Israel before moving to the USA, where she joined the office of Dr. Shidlofsky 12 years ago.  Initially, Ronit worked as an optometric...

Ian Shidlofsky

Vision Therapist
For 2 and a half years, Ian has been a part of our human resources team and part of our sports vision therapy program. His favorite part about working in optometry is helping people gain back what they lost, which is their vision, the most important sense. He helps patient...

Travis Helton

Vision Therapist
Travis has been at the practice for nearly two years as one of our vision therapists. He attended school at UT Dallas and got a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology. His favorite part about the practice is seeing patients' quality of life improve as complete vision therapy. He grew up...

Janice Nilsson

Business Development, Vision Therapy Administrator
She has been at the practice for 8 years, and her main roles are business development, vision therapy administrator, and marketing. She attended Irving High School and North Lake College. She enjoys everything about the practice and the great team of doctors and staff. She received special training at various...


Vision Therapy & Sensory Testing
Carla is new member of our neuro sensory testing. She is in her senior year of her associate's degree in Psychology. She is currently attending Collin County Community College in their honor roll. She is a member of lulac and insulin4all. She decided to work in an optometry when an...