Discovering Vision Therapy Blog

Seeing Double: The Causes of Double Vision

Seeing double is no picnic and, in some cases, it can be quite scary.  Once you understand the root causes of double vision, however, you can work with an eye care professional to find an appropriate treatment.

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Topics: Double Vision

Vision Therapy Success: Recovering After 3 Years of Vertigo

It was three years ago that Kay Saemann took a bad fall off a horse. The fall was followed by three years of vertigo, dizziness and nearly losing her job. But Kay has recovered, thanks to vision therapy.

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Topics: Success Stories, Double Vision, Traumatic Brain Injury

The Key to Overcoming Your Functional Vision Problem

When it comes to any health problem, it's the symptoms that facilitate resolution. Symptoms are like a road map, steering us toward effective solutions. Sometimes these symptoms are quite clear – they tell us with no uncertainty what is ailing. Other times our symptoms can be far more ambiguous. With functional vision problems, this kind of ambiguity is common -- its symptoms are routinely misinterpreted, leading to misdiagnosis.

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Topics: Vision and Learning, Functional Vision, Double Vision, Functional Vision Problems, The Vision Therapy Center, Developmental Optometrist, Dr. Kellye Knueppel, Directionality, Visual Skills, Symptoms of Functional Vision Problems

Surprise, Surprise: Vision Problems of Gifted Children (Part 2)

   

In the first part of this series on vision problems of gifted children, we focused on why visual skills can be overlooked in gifted children.  We also related details of how gifted patients can often make for very resistant patients, a fact that doesn’t surprise Dr. Knueppel.

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Topics: Vision Therapy, Double Vision

Can Vision Therapy Help Stroke Victims with Double Vision?

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Topics: Vision Therapy, Double Vision

A non-invasive solution to double vision

Double vision can range from being a pesky nuisance to a debilitating condition. If you only experience a small amount of double-vision, you may only notice a slight shadowing effect.  At the other end of the spectrum, significant double vision will result in two distinct images. 

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Topics: Vision Therapy, Double Vision

Why Double Vision Occurs

There’s nothing like a case of double vision to make you appreciate what a miracle our finely-tuned visual systems truly are.

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Topics: Double Vision, Functional Vision Problems