neuro-optometric rehabilitation

Vision Therapy for Concussions

by Russ Lazarus April 13, 2021

Up to 90% of people experience vision problems after experiencing a concussion. The symptoms that persist following a concussion are collectively called Post Trauma Vision […]

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Fix Your Vision After Brain Injury

by Valerie Lam February 11, 2021

Many optometrists can help patients with brain injuries from concussions, strokes, brain tumors, and brain surgeries, that have left them with numerous visual problems. Author: […]

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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 […]

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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), […]

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Are You Suffering From Post-Concussion Symptoms? 

by Devora Kramer January 26, 2021

Up to 90 percent of people experience post-concussion symptoms for many years… until they receive effective treatment from a neuro-optometrist.  Post traumatic vision syndrome (PTVS) […]

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What Is Neuroplasticity?

by Devora Kramer January 23, 2021

Neuroplasticity refers to the brain’s ability to change and adapt in response to new experiences. It was once thought that the nerve fibers in the […]

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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 […]

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Managing Concussion: A Team Approach

by Aaron Nichols January 11, 2021

Author: Dr. Aaron Nichols Excel Neuro-Optometric Clinic Concussions are one of the most complex injuries to treat, but with a team approach, including a range […]

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Nystagmus

by Devora Kramer January 4, 2021

What is nystagmus? Nystagmus is an eye condition that causes repetitive involuntary eye movements. These movements can cause the eyes to move from side to […]

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Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation FAQs 

by Devora Kramer January 4, 2021

The following are the most frequently asked questions about neuro-optometric rehabilitation.  Q: What is neuro-optometric rehabilitation? A: Neuro-optometric rehabilitation is a customized treatment program designed […]

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Can a Stroke Cause Vision Problems? 

by Devora Kramer January 4, 2021

Approximately 60 percent of stroke patients develop some form of visual impairment. A stroke occurs when there is an interruption of blood flow to the […]

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What Is Post-Traumatic Vision Syndrome? 

by Devora Kramer January 4, 2021

Around 90 percent of concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) result in some degree of visual dysfunction.  Post traumatic vision syndrome (PTVS) is the clinical […]

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Kaleidoscope Vision 

by Russ Lazarus December 20, 2020

What is kaleidoscope vision? Kaleidoscope vision occurs when multi-colored visual images are experienced with a headache, migraine, stroke or brain injury.   In many cases, kaleidoscope […]

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Light Sensitivity (Photophobia)

by Russ Lazarus December 20, 2020

Light sensitivity is one of the most common visual complaints.  Light sensitivity, clinically termed photophobia, can cause discomfort in the presence of natural and artificial […]

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Headaches and Migraines 

by Russ Lazarus December 20, 2020

Over 15 percent of adults in the U.S. complain of severe headaches or migraines. What’s the difference between a headache and migraine?  Headaches A headache […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Neuro-Optometry 

by Russ Lazarus December 20, 2020

What is a neuro-optometrist? Neuro-optometrists diagnose and treat visual problems related to neurological conditions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Through rehabilitative treatment, neuro-optometrists retrain and […]

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