Brier Creek Vision Care &
The Center for Visual Learning & Rehabilitative Therapy
Dr. Susan Licata Durham, FCOVD
Dr. Pooja J. Patel, OD, FAAO
Vision Therapy and Visual Rehabilitation
10207 Cerny Street, Suite 100 Raleigh, NC 27617
Brier Creek Vision Care
We are a full scope optometric practice dedicated to providing the highest quality vision care to children and adults in a friendly, comfortable, and professional atmosphere. With a highly trained and dedicated staff, we are committed to helping patients with vision problems that go beyond 20/20.
Dr. Susan Durham is a certified Fellow in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD) and a member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA).
Dr. Pooja Patel obtained training in the fields of pediatric eye care, vision therapy, neuro-optometry, traumatic brain injury, emergency eye care, and primary eye care.
The Center for Visual Learning & Rehabilitative Therapy at Brier Creek Vision Care provides:
Dr. Durham is an active member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitative Association (NORA). Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation is an individualized treatment regimen for patients with visual deficits as a direct result of physical disabilities, traumatic brain injury and other neurological insults. Dr. Durham provides treatment for patients with visual field loss, double vision, visual balance disorders, visual midline shift syndrome, post trauma vision syndrome, cranial nerve paresis, photophobia, and reading disorders.
- Vision Therapy for All Ages
- Treatment for Learning-related Vision Problems, including Visual Difficulties related to
Reading, and Tracking Problems, etc.
- Treatment for Binocular Vision Conditions, such as
Amblyopia or Lazy Eye,
Convergence Insufficiency (near vision disorder),
Diplopia (double vision), Lack of Stereopsis (two-eyed depth perception), and
Strabismus (cross-eyed, wandering eye, eye turns, etc.)
- Sports Vision Therapy
- Visual Rehabilitation for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and/or Special Needs, such as Acquired Brain Injured, Developmental Delays, including Autism, Concussion, Stroke, Whiplash, Cerebral Palsy, MS, etc.
- Treatment for Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)
- Comprehensive Eye Examinations for All Ages, including Infants and Preschoolers
- Treatment of Eye Injury, Eye Disease and Surgery Co-management
- Refractive Surgery (LASIK)
- Latest Developments in Contact Lenses
- Large Selection of Designer Frames and Cutting Edge Prescription Lens Technology
- 24 Hour Emergency Eye Care
- Handicapped Accessible Facilities
Dr. Durham is a member of the American Optometric Association, NC State Optometric Society, College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, and the Sports Vision Section of the American Optometric Association. She and her husband, Jeff, reside in Raleigh with their son Zachary and two daughters, Jenna and Karli. Dr. Durham is a sports enthusiast who enjoys running, biking, aerobics and Carolina Hurricanes Hockey.
Dr. Pooja J. Patel graduated with Honors from the University of Tampa in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. She obtained her Doctor of Optometry and Bachelor of Science Degree in Vision Sciences in 2013 from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. Under the supervision of nationally recognized specialists, she obtained training in the fields of pediatric eye care, vision therapy, neuro-optometry, traumatic brain injury, emergency eye care, and primary eye care.
In addition to completing the above internships, Dr. Patel completed additional training through a one year residency program in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision Services at Salus University in Philadelphia. She was awarded Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry in November 2014. She is excited to be seeing patients at Brier Creek Vision Care and is currently ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS.
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