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Tis the Season

Tis the season for no school, no homework and road trips. In today’s blog we will discuss some ways of doing vision therapy on your road trips and it won’t even feel like your children are doing therapy. Most of…

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October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month!

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness month! “While educators may have been taught that vision has nothing to do with learning, COVD is sending the message that vision has everything to do with learning.” Check out the article below, you will really enjoy it….

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National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

September is National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month Today we are going to talk about neuro-optometric rehabilitation. This is an individualized treatment regime for patients with visual deficits as a direct result of a brain injury. Brain injuries can come…

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August is Vision and Learning Month

Happy Vision and Learning Month! The purpose of Vision and Learning Month is to educate parents and teachers about the link between vision and learning.  Undiagnosed vision problems can interfere with a child’s ability to learn and can often be misdiagnosed…

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Polarized Sunglasses

Have you ever heard of polarized sunglasses? These sunglasses are popular with fisherman and boaters. Skiers, bikers and golfers may also benefit from these sunglasses as they eliminate the glare.  Polarized sunglasses may also be used if you are driving….

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Don’t forget your Sunglasses!

It’s that time of year again when the sun starts to shine brighter, hotter and longer. Most people reach for the sunscreen when they go outside, but it’s also important to reach for your sunglasses.  Your eyes can get sunburned…

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Dry Eye Blog

Today, I wanted to talk to you about dry eyes. It seems like we have had quite a few patients in the past couple of months come in because their eyes feel dry. Now, dry eyes are a condition where…

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Strabismus

What is Strabismus? Strabismus is a broader term used to mean one eye is pointing in a different direction from the other. There are many different types of strabismus including exotropia and esotropia. Esotropia is when one eye turns inward…

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Do you have a dominant eye?

People have a dominant hand that they write with and they also have a dominant leg that they kick with, but did you know that you also have a dominant eye? You use both eyes to see, but one eye…

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Handwriting and Vision Problems

Children who have difficulties with writing may also have an undetected vision problem. When you are writing a word you look at where it is going, not the tip of the pencil. You use your peripherals to judge the space…

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