Tag Archives: Vision

Vision and Balance Issues are Common in Elementary School-Age Children With a Concussion

[Source:  Science Daily] Researchers have performed the most comprehensive characterization of elementary school-age concussions to date, revealing an opportunity to improve outcomes for this age group through more consistent visio-vestibular assessments at the initial health care visit. Head injuries that … Continue reading

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Abnormal Vision in Childhood Can Affect Brain Functions

[Source:  Science Daily] A research team has discovered that abnormal vision in childhood can affect the development of higher-level brain areas responsible for things such as attention. The researchers from the University of Waterloo, University of British Columbia, and the University … Continue reading

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Is Too Much Screen Time Harming Children’s Vision?

[Source: Medical X-Press] As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about potential harm to their visual development. Ophthalmologists—physicians who specialize in medical and surgical eye care—are seeing a marked increase in children with dry eye … Continue reading

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Binoculuar Vision Function and Reading Performance

[Source: Your Therapy Source] The Journal of Optometry published a retrospective chart review on binocular vision function and reading performance in 121 children who were identified with reading problems according to their IEP. The researchers focused on acuity and binocular vision such … Continue reading

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ADHD Corner: Vision & ADHD

[Source:  Lynn Hellerstein.com] One of the country’s leading authorities on ADHD, Dr. Vincent Monastra holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is the Director of the FPI Attention Disorders Clinic in Endicott, NY. At the 8:13 mark of the following … Continue reading

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