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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Did you know that more than 3.5 million children and adults sustain an acquired brain injury each year? These are injuries to the brain that are not hereditary, congenital or induced by birth trauma.

Brain injuries can come in many forms:

The following is a list of symptoms of visual problems which can result from brain injuries:

Living with Brain Injuries

Brain injuries affect who we are, how we think and how we act and feel. A brain injury can turn our whole world upside down in a matter of seconds. The effects from brain injuries vary from person to person. These injuries are complex and the effects vary depending on cause, location and severity.

Here at Optometric Physicians, we want to be able to help our patients regain control and independence in everyday living situations through our Neuro-Rehabilitation Program.  Those affected by a TBI should first schedule a comprehensive eye exam.

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