We’re so pleased to share that Channel 7 News in Denver, interviewed our patient, Michael Gibbs who was in a car accident in 2015. Vision Therapy was the key to Michael returning to the life he loved after a traumatic brain injury.
Video courtesy of Carole L. Hong, OD, FCOVD: In this video, San Francisco Giants first baseman, Brandon Belt, discusses how vision therapy helped him recover from concussions even though he had “perfect vision.” Even now, he continues to go to vision therapy and he thinks vision therapy is “the next level of the game.”
I see kids on a regular basis who have binocular vision or eye tracking efficiency deficits. Usually, the process of explaining this is fairly straightforward. We sometimes show parents examples of activities that their children are struggling with, we go through certain test results with them and compare them against normal values, etc. But when my six-year-old son, Nolan, asked me the other night why he had to do his vision therapy homework I felt somewhat ill-prepared…
It was a snowy and cold Saturday morning when Nolan and I headed to the office for his first session of vision therapy. I knew what to expect as we walked into the office, but my inquisitive six-year-old was curious about what lay ahead of him for the next forty-five minutes. I began to tell Continue reading
Writing this blog post is a humbling moment in my career. As I write, I feel like a terrible father and optometrist but I will keep writing in the hopes my family’s journey will help others. All day I see patients and discuss, in great detail, the visual or physical symptoms they experience that affect Continue reading
Vision is much more than just seeing 20/20. If there is a vision disorder unrelated to clarity, it may make working, learning, sports and hobbies significantly more difficult. Struggling students and hardworking adults may fall behind if their visual demands are overwhelming. Vision therapy is appropriate for treatment of tracking and reading fluency problems, poor Continue reading