Tag: vt

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…

Diamond Valley Vision Care

This post serves a couple of purposes. First, it gives users an example of how one can use drboulet.com to self-promote. Second, it allows me to promote my clinic ; ) Please feel free to do the same, tell us…

Vision and Learning

For more information about how vision impacts upon learning at ages 5 and beyond, watch this informative video: http://video.wtvi.org/video/1502680017 About the video: Dr. Genia Beasley is a developmental optometrist working in North Carolina, USA. She was interviewed for HealthWise, local…

Proof & Standards

Crisis, What Crisis? There is no controversy around vision therapy, but there is nonetheless much comment from professionals and laypeople who are either under or misinformed. This collection of articles is intended to provide a detailed outline of the debates…

Ritalin and Ocular Motilities

  The following article is important for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that is supports a critical role for visual function in reading and learning disorders. The article clearly supports the use of MPH (methylphenidate,…

Strabismus Surgery – A parent’s question.

  Here is a parent’s question regarding her niece’s recent strabismus surgery. It seems obvious that the solution to a turned eye would be to ‘realign’ it surgically, but if you look a little deeper, this ‘leap before you look’…

Oculomotor Training and Vision Therapy

Download this study: Efficacy of Oculomotor VT in Reading Visual Signal Acquisition (VSA) is the process of using the eye muscles, focusing system, and visual perception to find, target, and fixate on a visual signal. Visual signal could be anything we…

VT at Home: Ophthalmology Wakes Up

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, some ophthalmologists considered very seriously different elements of visual function (control of the movement of the eyes) insofar as it contributes to significant dysfunction and interferes with reading. At times, the concepts of…