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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…

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…

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…

Anisometropia Amblyopia and Reduced Stereoacuity in School-Aged Population with High Prevalence of Astigmatism

Associations between Anisometropia, Amblyopia, and Reduced Stereoacuity in a School-Aged Population with a High Prevalence of Astigmatism Velma Dobson, Joseph M. Miller, Candice E. Clifford-Donaldson, Erin M. Harvey http://www.iovs.org/content/49/10/4427.full.pdf   PURPOSE To describe the relation between magnitude of anisometropia and…

drboulet.com Site Changes

Hi Everyone, Just a heads up that some changes to the site will be made over the next day or two. The goal is to make it easier for people to subscribe and manage their accounts, like resetting passwords. Remember…

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,…

COVD PSA’s

The College of Vision Development has produced a number of helpful Public Service Announcements on YouTube.com to assist in getting the message out to parents about the role of vision in behaviour and learning. Use them in your own e-Media…

CITT

The Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trials One of the more well known studies on the efficacy of VT for binocular vision concerns. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18300086    

MountainPostcards.com

Free Hi-Res posters for print or desktop! Here’s a fun way to promote vision exams for kids. (Oh, and it’s also shamefully promoting my VT-related websites…!) Sign up is easy, and when you get the emails, you can send them…