Author: DrB

The Crisis of Vision in Canada

The title of this piece is deliberately polyvalent – there are many crises of vision in Canada, in the literal and figurative senses. To begin with, while there seems to be an endless thirst for more and more money in…

Gaming in Therapy Part 2

New Technologies Help Extend the Potency and Reach of Vision Therapy – Part 2 The goal of any new tech tool in clinic should be to build on the foundation of known successful in order to improve it either by…

Gaming in Therapy

New Technologies Help Extend the Potency and Reach of Vision Therapy – Part 1 This two-part series considers some of the science behind ‘gaming’ for visual and motor rehabilitation and train. So-called ‘intelligent’ games are now a popular field for…

GeoBee! Configuration

Many of you will know about the upcoming game GeoBee!, the first therapy-centred game module from VisionMechanic.com.  The game offers an unprecedented platform for in-clinic and remote supplementation to a general program of therapy for visual, perceptual, and motor skills…

Difficulties in Defining ‘Optometry’

A scan of the Canadian Orthoptics Society website reveals some interesting observations, if not downright peculiar ones: The site is managed by an ophthalmologist in Quebec, a Province currently known for its aggressive and hubristic medical stance against anything attached…