2021 Update: BVD and Headaches
More than 14% of adults in the U.S. complain of severe headaches or migraines. A headache is described as an achy pressure in the forehead, temples and even the upper part of the neck. A migraine is a severe headache that generally causes more debilitating symptoms. Migraines can cause nausea and make it difficult to speak and think clearly.Read More
What is keratoconus? Keratoconus is a progressive disease that causes thinning and reshaping of the cornea, the front part of your eye. In a healthyRead More
Do I Have Convergence Insufficiency?
Wondering if convergence insufficiency (CI) is impacting your school or work performance? Take this quick quiz to find out. People with CI often experience blurryRead More
Guide to Dry Eye
Do suffer with dry eyes? There are a range of very successful treatment now available that can offer you significant relief from your symptoms. The key is receiving the right diagnosis and appropriate advice from your eye doctor.Read More
Vision Therapy for ADD
Vision Therapy for ADHD Has your child been diagnosed with ADHD, but continues to suffer from reading and attention issues? Does your have eye trackingRead More
Vision for Special Needs
Children with special needs have a high rate of visual problems and their lives can be enhanced with the correct eye care. Vision therapy has also been shown to improve the visual skills to improve eye contact and interactions with their surroundings – significantly enhancing their lives.Read More
Vision Therapy for Children
Are your child’s school grades not a true reflection of their potential? Has your child been told they have a learning or attention difficulties?
The problem could be with their eyes or visual skills and vision therapy might the solution you have been looking for.
Eye Drops For Children
What are eye drops used for in children? Your eye doctor may have used eye drops during the eye exam of your child or may have prescribed eye drops for their use. Eye drops are commonly administered or prescribed by eye doctors for children.Read More
Common Vision Problems Associated With a Brain Injury
Over 10 million traumatic brain injuries (TBI) occur annually, worldwide. Approximately 2.8 million, close to 1 in 100, Americans suffer a form of TBI everyRead More
Post Trauma Vision Syndrome
A Guide to Post Trauma Vision Syndrome Author: Dr. Allen Cohen OD, FCOVD Dr. Cohen is currently Clinical Professor of Optometry, SUNY State College ofRead More
A Teacher’s Guide to Vision
As an educator, it may surprise you to discover that many students that show signs of a learning difficulty actually have an undetected vision problem. Teachers play a vital role in the future success of their students and are the most qualified professionals to notice any learning problems in the classroom. “It is estimated that more than ten million school age children suffer from vision problems that may cause them learning difficulties in school.” (National PTA)Read More
Parent’s Checklist to Identify a Vision Problem
Is a vision problem impacting your child’s academic success or athletic performance?
Did you know that vision problems affect up to 25 in every 100 children – that’s at least six students in every class.
This checklist can be a useful tool for you to understand all of the behavioral and physical symptoms that your child is experiencing, and may help to facilitate the identification of a vision problem.
Effective Treatment for Convergence Insufficiency
Clinical research study shows the effectiveness of vision therapy for the treatment of Convergence insufficiency (CI). Convergence is an essential visual skill for success inRead More
Primary Eye Care
Home > Primary Eye Care Primary Eye Care Why are regular eye exams important? Can eye disease be prevented? What are the signs and symptomsRead More