Contact Lenses and Kids

A common question encountered by eye doctors is “when is a child ready to wear contact lenses?” The fact is that there is not a specific age at which a child’s eye is ready to handle a contact. Physically, a child’s eyes will tolerate contact lenses just as well as an...

Concussion Continued

If you have ever experienced a concussion, there are a number of symptoms that relate to the connection between vision function and concussions. These symptoms can include: –        blurred vision – especially when reading –        headaches associated with reading...

Concussion

Last week, I blogged about Traumatic Brain Injury. Today, I want to focus on concussions. This is such a hot topic these days. A month ago, PBS Frontline did an investigative piece called, “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis.” If you...

Hendersonville Office Update

What you should know about our Hendersonville location! A few months ago, we posted a blog telling you all about our new Hendersonville eye-care location. I just wanted to keep you informed about our projects going on in that neck of the woods! Dr. Durocher and staff...

Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation

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 in many forms: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Mild Acquired Brain...