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...
Is vision screening enough?

Is vision screening enough?

When someone has challenges reading, it can be confusing and overwhelming to figure out why and how to help. An overlooked culprit contributing to reading challenges is vision. Many of us assume our vision is fine if we can see 20/20. However, when we read we are...

Presbyopic you say?

An interesting visual phenomenon occurs to those of us who are around 40 years old or older, called Presbyopia. Letters and numbers become to small to read and it seems like we can’t get enough light to make print clear! Presbyopia, occurs when the lens inside...

What Does Your Vision Insurance Cover?

It’s all in the details… A routine eye examination, frames with lenses or contact lenses are the usual coverage.  Look closely at the details to find out which doctors you can see on your plan for the best coverage, and what frames and lenses you will need...