Category: Advocacy

Binasal Occlusion for Infantile Esotropia

The following arises from a discussion in the DOC-L mail list sponsored by SCO. The topic was the use of binasal occluders (varying opacity sectoral occlusion applied to spectacle lenses to encourage lateral muscle function and spatial awareness). Typically, such…

Vision Therapy Parents Unite – VTPU

VTPU is a Facebook group that assembles parent and therapist questions and commentary. VTPU also provides a channel to functional vision experts from around the world, documents, and many more user benefits. VTPU is for everyone interested in child development,…

OEPF Resource Center

The Optometric Extension Program Foundation is a world-leading source of research and resources for professional vision development. The OEPF website itself is a unique repository of professional resources for clinical vision specialists, and anyone interested in vision and the role…

WebMD Video: Visual Rehabilitation

Does your pediatric client have a functional vision deficit? How would you know? As a rule, if a child has trouble with learning, reading, balance, coordination, or mental focus and attention, there is a better chance than not that vision…

Visual Plasticity

From the TED.com post below: Pawan Sinha details his groundbreaking research into how the brain’s visual system develops. Sinha and his team provide free vision-restoring treatment to children born blind, and then study how their brains learn to interpret visual…