Dry Eyes: Drink Coffee?
Could caffeine be the next big thing in dry eye relief? Most research shows that caffeine is a diuretic, meaning that caffeine causes the bodyRead More
Micro-prisms and BVD
BVD can impact both children and adults, dramatically affecting school grades and office performance. What is BVD? Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD) is caused by theRead More
Does my Baby have a Vision Problem?
Infant eye exams are essential to ensure your baby’s visual development meets their developmental milestones. Most baby’s eyes are assessed by a neonatologist within aRead More
What is Visual Information Processing?
Have you been told your child has difficulties with their Visual Information Processing? How can optometrists help? Visual processing describes the way the brain processesRead More
Dry Eye or Eye Infection?
Are your eyes red and irritated? Is it dry eyes or an eye infection? To help you out, here are the key differences between dryRead More
When is Blurred Vision a Medical Emergency?
Almost everyone experiences blurry vision. If a headache occurs with or causes blurred vision, it may be due to an underlying condition or medical emergency.Read More
5 Tips to Avoid Computer Eye Strain
Due to COVID-19, the amount of ‘screen time’ has increased significantly, as online education and Zoom are now part of everyday life. Almost 60 percentRead More
Is there a Link between Visual Skills and Reading?
We thank Dr Dan Fortenbacher for the context of this blog. This is based on Dr Dan’s blog on the VisionHelp website; ‘The importance ofRead More
David Struggled for 10 Years
This blog is based on a patient of Dr Leonard Press OD FAAO FCOVD, editor of the VisionHelp blog. Names have been changed for privacy.Read More
Building Self Esteem
Too many children are labelled as lazy learners, poor students, learning difficulty and even dyslexia and ADHD, when it could be an undiagnosed vision problem.Read More
Vision Therapy After a Stroke
This case study briefly outlines the benefits of vision therapy following a stroke. *Names have been changed for privacy Daniel, aged 62, was suffering withRead More
This blog has been adapted from ‘Outsmarting Autism’ on the VisionHelpBlog, Dr Leornard Press OD FAAO FCOVD, March 2019 Congratulations to Patty Lemer on theRead More
Sandwiches and Vision Therapy?
A ‘sandwich’ is when pieces work better together, than each piece on its own … but what has this to do with vision therapy? ThisRead More
Science Needs Compassion
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?Read More
Feeling Anxious? You May Have a Vision Problem
Anxiety disorders affect millions of people each year. But did you know that certain vision problems can actually trigger anxious thoughts and feelings? Binocular visionRead More
Vision Therapy Builds Confidence
If your child has been struggling in school, they may also be struggling with their confidence and self esteem. Many children who suffer from reducedRead More
Do You Suffer From Headaches?
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,Read More
Suffering From Low Self Esteem?
Low self esteem can be one of the most challenging emotions experienced by patients following a traumatic brain injury. Even a mild traumatic brain injuryRead More