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Factors Affecting Success in Strabismus Therapy

Posted on 07-04-2016

Factors Affecting Success in Strabismus Therapy Originally published 6/28/2014: The following question came from a mom whose daughter is being treated for congenital strabismus (an eye turn sin...

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Strabismus Surgery Consideration: Anesthesia in Infancy

Posted on 07-04-2016

Strabismus Surgery Consideration: Anesthesia in Infancy Originally published 4/10/2014: Just a quick post to draw attention to one of the often-overlooked considerations of strabismus surgery: ...

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No Brain, No Gain! ...Going beyond the EYE

Posted on 07-04-2016

No Brain, No Gain! ...Going beyond the EYE Originally published 4/3/2014:   Image Credit: Melissa Thomas Most folks have trouble separating the eye and sight. But if you think abo...

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Opternative? Dangerous Alternative!

Posted on 07-04-2016

Opternative? Dangerous Alternative! Originally published 3/3/2014: As a health care provider, it is hard to describe the mixture of shock, disappointment, sadness and fear which overwhe...

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Tunnel Vision: Responses to Visual Stress

Posted on 07-04-2016

Tunnel Vision: Responses to Visual Stress Originally published 2/27/2014: Healthy eyes.  20/20 acuity.   Yet some folks (any age!) struggle to: orient themselves find wh...

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Creeping and Crawling... What's the rush to walk?

Posted on 07-04-2016

Creeping and Crawling... What's the rush to walk? Originally published 1/28/2014: Crawling  Recently, I have had several patients asking about the significance of creeping and/o...

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Holistic Care, Striving toward BALANCE

Posted on 07-04-2016

Holistic Care, Striving toward BALANCE Originally published 1/3/2014: I just had the great pleasure of reading an article published 20 years ago, An Essay on the Reconciliation of Opposites, by...

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The Color She Sees Me!

Posted on 07-04-2016

The Color She Sees Me! Originally published 12/19/2013: The Color She Sees Me, ©2013, PuzzleArtist Alli Berman www.PuzzleArtTherapy.com "Where did you get that gorgeous piece of ...

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Building a 3-D Brain!

Posted on 07-04-2016

Building a 3-D Brain! Originally published 12/5/2013: Kudos to Vision Therapy patient and blogger Michael Lievens! Michael's blog, "Getting past double vision one day at a time," e...

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Does Vision Therapy Help Myopia?

Posted on 07-03-2016

Does Vision Therapy Help Myopia? Originally published 8/28/2013: This question came up on a parent support list.  Many parents are looking for trying to understand why their child is going ...

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Does Optometric Vision Therapy Work?

Posted on 07-03-2016

Does Optometric Vision Therapy Work? Originally published 5/19/2013: My esteemed colleague, Dominick Maino, O.D., M.Ed., runs a blog called "MainosMemos."  In it, he helps bot...

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Not Alone! Vision Therapy Support Community

Posted on 06-20-2016

Not Alone! Vision Therapy Support Community Originally published 4/20/2013: Today I came across a family-run blog with the specific purpose of sharing their experiences with vision therapy....

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Seeing in Color

Posted on 06-20-2016

Seeing in Color Originally published 4/10/2013: I came across an interesting (and somewhat disturbing!) info-cartoon in The Oatmeal about an unusual creature, the MANTIS SHRIMP. The fas...

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What is Optometric Vision Therapy?

Posted on 06-20-2016

What is Optometric Vision Therapy? Originally published 4/8/2013: Many patients come to my office wondering what the difference is between optometrists and ophthalmologists, and between ...

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Careful what you wish for!

Posted on 06-20-2016

Careful what you wish for! Originally published 4/4/2013: Two years ago, I wrote a blog piece for COVD (College of Optometrists in Vision Development) to help patients with strabismus (eye ...

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