Category: opinion

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Hyperopia as Physical Disability

Basic farsightedness, or hyperopia, is not the simple opposite to nearsightedness, or myopia. More appropriately, it is the obverse, the complete flip side of a basic principle of human visual function. A recent study confirmed once again that basic visual…

Sight Tests Not Needed

Every now and then, a blog post reveals truths about a writer or a body that was never intended as part of the original goal of writing. Doctors of optometric vision rehabilitation will recognize in the blog post linked below…

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…