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Types & Prevalence of Binocular Vision Dysfunction in Concussion Patients

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A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury that can affect people of all ages. While most concussions are mild and resolve within a few weeks, some individuals may develop persistent symptoms affecting their daily functioning, including vision problems requiring vision therapy. One study showed that 62% of concussion patients with oculomotor problems experienced […]

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What Conditions Can Vision Therapy Treat?

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Vision therapy aims to strengthen the connection between the eyes and brain and improve your visual skills. Vision therapy is designed by a trained optometrist or vision therapist to suit your specific needs—but what conditions exactly can vision therapy treat? Vision therapy can be an excellent way to address problems caused by lazy eye or […]

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What to Expect at a Pediatric Eye Exam

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Children’s eye exams serve a similar purpose as an adult’s eye exam at their root—to help maintain healthy eyes and clear vision. But the focus is typically on eye conditions or diseases common in children as opposed to age-related conditions more common in adults. Astigmatism, nearsightedness (myopia), crossed eyes, and lazy eye are all common […]

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What Is IPL for Dry Eye & How Does It Work?

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Dry eye syndrome is a common condition affecting millions of Canadians every year. Best characterized by a dry, gritty, or burning sensation on the surface of your eyes, this condition can interfere with your visual needs and cause feelings of frustration in your everyday life. Fortunately, there are options available for dry eye treatment—like through […]

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