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Sandwiches and Vision Therapy?

By Dr. Russel Lazarus, B.Optom (Hons), M.Optom | February 22, 2021

A ‘sandwich’ refers to a combination of pieces that work better together than each piece on its own, but what has this to do with vision therapy? This blog has been adapted from ‘The Sandwich […] Read More

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Science Needs Compassion

By Dr. Russel Lazarus, B.Optom (Hons), M.Optom | February 18, 2021

Have you ever wondered if the smile of a nurse or the bedside manner of a doctor actually increase the chances of positive treatment results?  A recently published best-seller, called “Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence […] Read More

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Feeling Anxious? You May Have a Vision Problem

By Devora Kramer | February 7, 2021

Anxiety disorders affect millions of people each year. But did you know that certain vision problems can actually trigger anxious thoughts and feelings? Binocular vision dysfunction (BVD), a common eye condition that develops following a […] Read More

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Stanford University: Concussions and Oculo-Motor Dysfunction

By Devora Kramer | January 31, 2021

This month, a presentation was given by Dr. Jamshid Ghajar, MD, PhD, FACS at the Stanford Brain Performance Center (Department of Neurosurgery and Stanford Athletics), at the Stanford University School of Medicine. This presentation, called […] Read More

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Vision Therapy Builds Confidence 

By Devora Kramer | January 28, 2021

If your child has been struggling in school, they may also be struggling with their confidence and self esteem.  Many children who suffer from reduced functional vision, or problems with their visual skills, struggle with […] Read More

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Help! My Child Dislikes Online Learning

By Devora Kramer | January 26, 2021

The current COVID-19 pandemic has children learning through digital platforms for up to 7-10 hours a day! But what can you do when your child complains of headaches or eye strain?  With the dramatic surge […] Read More

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Do You Suffer From Headaches?

By Devora Kramer | January 20, 2021

If you suffer from frequent headaches you may have binocular vision dysfunction. While this may sound concerning, try not to let yourself worry too much, as this condition can be effectively treated with the right […] Read More

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Suffering From Low Self Esteem?

By Devora Kramer | January 11, 2021

Low self esteem can be one of the most challenging emotions experienced by patients following a traumatic brain injury.  Even a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) can affect the neural connections between the brain and […] Read More

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5 Tips to Improve Your Game

By Devora Kramer | January 5, 2021

Whether you’re trying out for a high school sports team, training for a 5K marathon, or competing in a friendly softball league, practice these 5 tips to help you improve your sports performance and strive […] Read More

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Research Reveals New Effective Treatment for Adults with Lazy Eye 

By Dr. Russel Lazarus, B.Optom (Hons), M.Optom | December 14, 2020

Amblyopia, also known as “lazy eye”, is a vision problem that affects both children and adults. Lazy eye typically begins in childhood and causes a range of visual problems that can affect academic success, work […] Read More