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Fellowship Certification for Optometrists
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Become Board Certified in vision development, vision therapy, and vision rehabilitation by completing the COVD Fellowship certification process!


Where to Start


It is recommended you review the following materials along with the certification guide prior to completing the application for the FCOVD Process:

Fee Summary

2021 Timeline
includes the 2020 Addendum for the Resident Exam

Timeline for Residents



Please do not fax applications. Due to current “stay home Ohio” mandates we are not in the office regularly to accept applications.

Additional Forms and Resources


Learning Objectives, Critical Concepts and Recommended Study References

Multiple Choice Examination Topic Breakdown

ADA Compliance Guides 

Candidate Appeals Policy

Code of Conduct



Application Payment

Review Fee Payment

Exam Fee Payment



Application Payment

Oral Exam Fee Payment


Please note - Fellowship Study Materials may take a while to download. Please wait until the download is complete before attempting to print the document.

Section 1 - Lens Application - Refractive Conditions

Section 2 - Visual Development

Section 3 - Strabismus - Amblyopia

Section 4 - Learning Related Vision Problems & Visual Perception

Section 5 - Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation

Section 6 - Miscellaneous Topics

Framing Success (search “college of optometrists in vision development” to find our frame)