Dr. Jeremy Shumaker is a pediatric and developmental optometrist whom excels in the diagnosis and management of binocular vision disorders, fitting of contact lenses, and general optometry.Dr. Shumaker is especially interested in harnessing children and adults' inherent neuro-plasticity with vision therapy techniques to improve deficient visual skills including smooth pursuits, eye tracking (saccades), near focusing, gross convergence, binocular eye coordination, depth perception, and other visual perceptual challenges. These conditions negatively impact reading, learning, and athletic performance. He also has unique experience in the fitting of contact lenses for children and adults, Orthokeratology (corneal re-shaping), multifocal contacts, and utilizing these lenses to help control the progression of myopia (near-sightedness) in young people. He also works as an assistant clinical professor at UC Berkeley School of Optometry.
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