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Posts by Brandon Mayo

Vision Changes After an Injury

“Visual-perceptual dysfunction is one of the most common devastating residual impairments of head injury”. Barbara Zoltan, M.A., O.T.R. “The majority of individuals that recover from a traumatic brain injury will have binocular function difficulties in the form of strabismus, phoria, oculomotor dysfunction, convergence, accommodative abnormalities [visual vertigo, motion hypersensitivity and poor spatial perception]”. William Padula,…

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Vision and ADD/ADHD

Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are frequently diagnosed conditions among school age children, now more than ever. In fact, it is one of the most common behavioral disorders diagnosed in children living in the U.S. It is estimated that 3%-5% of school age children have ADHD, or about 3 1/2…

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Eye Turns, Crossed Eyes, Lazy Eyes

Strabismus Strabismus is commonly referred to as a crossed eye or wandering eye. It is a visual condition in which a person’s eyes do not point at the same object at the same time. The result is the appearance of one eye turning in relationship to the other. The eye turn may occur constantly or…

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Who Benefits From Vision Therapy?

Any person of any age who experiences visual challenges or any person that wants to improve their visual efficiency in sports or everyday life!   Common reasons people seek Vision Therapy are: Learning-related Vision Problem     Does 20 minutes of homework take 3 hours? Letter reversals? Difficulty with reading comprehension or math concepts? Vision Therapy can…

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Glossary

Amblyopia: Commonly called a “lazy eye”. It is an eye that has reduced vision that is not correctable by wearing corrective lenses.   Anomalous Retinal Correspondence: A condition in which the center of the retina that produces the sharpest eye sight (the fovea) of the two eyes do not point in a common direction; the…

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Think twice before ordering your next pair of glasses online

STUDY SHOWS THAT ALMOST HALF OF ONLINE-ORDERED GLASSES FOUND DEFICIENT Close to half (44.8%) of online prescription glasses did not meet either the optical requirements of the patients visual needs or the physical requirements for the patients safety. The study in September’s Optometry Journal of the American Optometric Association showed that of the 154 pairs…

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