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Does vision affect learning?

Does vision affect learning?

It seems like an obvious question and answer. However, vision is not often thought of when a child struggles in school by teachers or learning specialists. In addition, vision problems go beyond whether a child can see 20/20 in the distance. There are numerous visual...
‘Tis the season for dry eyes!

‘Tis the season for dry eyes!

Your dry eye problem is most commonly due to a dysfunction in your tear glands that produce your oily tears. This is called Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD). There are treatments that can increase the function of the meibomian glands by helping excrete the deposits...
More about concussions.

More about concussions.

The CDC has come out with new guidelines for children for practitioners. In a summary, imagining is not necessary unless certain extreme conditions present. If you want more information about concussions check out this CDC informational website:...
Vision Challenges After a Stroke

Vision Challenges After a Stroke

A statement that hit me while reading a review of an article discussing vision impairment after a stroke: ‘Over 65% of stroke survivors will suffer from a visual impairment, whereas 45% of stroke units do not assess vision.’ Clearly, a disconnect exists...
2016 Healthy Vision Gift Guide

2016 Healthy Vision Gift Guide

(Developed and graciously shared by Dr. Kellye Knueppel at The Vision Therapy Center, Wisconsin. Stamps of approval by Dr. Sherry and Dr. Laura at Katmai Eye and Vision Center) It’s that time of year! To help Santa pick out toys that will enhance a child’s vision...