The International Examination and Certification Board (IECB) of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) has certified Dr. Lianne M. Pino of Miami, FL as a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD).
The Fellow certification process serves to identify individuals through Board certification who are prepared to offer state-of-the-art clinical services in behavioral and developmental vision care, optometric vision therapy and vision rehabilitation.
To become a Fellow (FCOVD), the doctor must have graduated from an Accreditation Council for Optometric Education (ACOE)‐accredited institution or an international equivalency program; been in active clinical practice for at least three years, at least two of which have included the direct diagnosis and management of vision therapy patients; completed 100 hours of relevant CE or a relevant residency program; successfully completed the guided study portion of the process set forth by the International Examination and Certification Board (IECB), which includes three case reports and six open-book questions, as prescribed by the Fellowship Candidate Guide; and successfully completed the oral and written examinations according to the established criteria of the IECB.
The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) is an international, non-profit optometric membership organization that provides education, evaluation, and board certification programs in behavioral and developmental vision care, optometric vision therapy, and visual rehabilitation. The organization is comprised of doctors of optometry, vision therapists, and other vision specialists. For more information please visit www.covd.org.
About Lianne M. Pino, OD, FCOVD
Dr. Pino is a developmental optometrist board certified in vision development, vision therapy and vision rehabilitation.