Category: Reading

Myopia Control

There is much to be said about means and theory of myopia control. This includes the plain fact that there is not a lot of clear science behind a) if it is possible, and b) what works. In a recent…

Book: Clinical Management of Binocular Vision

Clinical Management of Binocular Vision: Heterophoric, Accommodative, and Eye Movement Disorders [Paperback] Mitchell Scheiman OD (Author), Bruce Wick OD PhD (Author) From the product description online: This basic text covers the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of the most prevalent vision…

The McGurk Effect

A more complicated explanation follows, but simply put, the McGurk effect happens when our eyes tell our ears what they’re hearing. It’s a wonderful demonstration of how vision and hearing are paired in language. In the the video that follows,…

Visual Impediments to Learning

The latest edition of Optometry and Visual Performance (OVP) contains an article I co-authored with Dr. Noella Piquette from the University of Lethbridge on Visual Impediments to Learning. It is an overview of the physiology, politics, and clinical aspects of…

Reading Reflex

‘Reading Reflex’, by┬áCarmen McGuinness and Geoffrey McGuinness is a great resource to offer parents to assist with reading development. This program will have no impact on underlying binocular vision concerns and is therefore not a substitute for a thorough functional…

COVD Research on Vision Therapy

The request for ‘proof’ that vision rehabilitation ‘works’ is a common one, albeit slightly annoying to those working in the field. It’s tantamount to asking ‘does medicine work’? The question is too broad to answer and depends on too many…