Dry Eyes: Drink Coffee? 

by Russ Lazarus June 7, 2021

Could caffeine be the next big thing in dry eye relief? Most research shows that caffeine is a diuretic, meaning that caffeine causes the body

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Micro-prisms and BVD

by Russ Lazarus May 30, 2021

BVD can impact both children and adults, dramatically affecting school grades and office performance. What is BVD? Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD) is caused by the

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Does my Baby have a Vision Problem?

by Russ Lazarus May 23, 2021

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 a

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What is Visual Information Processing?

by Russ Lazarus May 18, 2021

Have you been told your child has difficulties with their Visual Information Processing? How can optometrists help? Visual processing describes the way the brain processes

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Dry Eye or Eye Infection?

by Russ Lazarus May 13, 2021

Are your eyes red and irritated? Is it dry eyes or an eye infection?   To help you out, here are the key differences between dry

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When is Blurred Vision a Medical Emergency?

by Russ Lazarus May 3, 2021

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.

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5 Tips to Avoid Computer Eye Strain

by Russ Lazarus April 25, 2021

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 percent

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Is there a Link between Visual Skills and Reading?

by Russ Lazarus April 13, 2021

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 of

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David Struggled for 10 Years

by Russ Lazarus March 29, 2021

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.

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Building Self Esteem

by Russ Lazarus March 17, 2021

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.

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Vision Therapy After a Stroke

by Russ Lazarus March 16, 2021

This case study briefly outlines the benefits of vision therapy following a stroke. *Names have been changed for privacy Daniel, aged 62, was suffering with

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Outsmarting Autism

by Russ Lazarus March 11, 2021

This blog has been adapted from ‘Outsmarting Autism’ on the VisionHelpBlog, Dr Leornard Press OD FAAO FCOVD, March 2019 Congratulations to Patty Lemer on the

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Sandwiches and Vision Therapy?

by Russ Lazarus February 22, 2021

A ‘sandwich’ is when pieces work better together, than each piece on its own … but what has this to do with vision therapy? This

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Science Needs Compassion

by Russ Lazarus 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? 

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Feeling Anxious? You May Have a Vision Problem

by Russel Lazarus 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

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Vision Therapy Builds Confidence 

by Russel Lazarus 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

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Do You Suffer From Headaches?

by Russel Lazarus 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,

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Suffering From Low Self Esteem?

by Russel Lazarus 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

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