Discovering Vision Therapy Blog

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

Seeing the 2015 Special Olympics Summer Games Differently

This summer, 6,500 athletes from 165 countries came together in Los Angeles for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games. As part of a team of five invited international volunteers, Dr. Kellye Knueppel worked aside hundreds of local optometrists and optometry students, performing over 2,000 vision assessments over the course of seven days.

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Topics: Special Olympics, Functional Vision, Vision Therapy, Opening Eyes Program, The Vision Therapy Center, Developmental Optometrist, Dr. Kellye Knueppel, Functional Vision Problems

What’s Really Causing Your Child’s Reading Problem?

As parents, we want the best for our children. We want them to be safe, successful and happy. But for the parent of a child with an undiagnosed functional vision problem, these goals can be frustratingly elusive.

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Topics: Functional Vision, Vision Therapy, Functional Vision Problems, The Vision Therapy Center, Developmental Optometrist, Dr. Kellye Knueppel

New Website To Improve Understanding of Functional Vision Problems

 

When we redesigned our website, we decided to devote the home page to describing “functional vision problems.” We think the addition of the word “functional” can help people distinguish the types of vision problems that exist, and open the door to understanding vision therapy.

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Topics: Vision Therapy, Functional Vision Problems, The Vision Therapy Center, Dr. Kellye Knueppel

Welcome to the Recently Remodeled Vision Therapy Center

The Vision Therapy Center is focused on improving the functional vision of our patients.  Over the last few months, we’ve also been engaged in improving the functionality of the center itself, and we’d like to share some photos of the progress.

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Topics: The Vision Therapy Center

Christmas Wish List from The Vision Therapy Center

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Topics: Vision Therapy, Dr. Kellye Knueppel, The Vision Therapy Center

Help Us with Our Big, Bold, Audacious Vision Therapy Project

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Topics: Vision Therapy, The Vision Therapy Center

Vision Therapy Community Rises Up and Responds to Article

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Topics: Vision Therapy, The Vision Therapy Center

How Does Syntonics Help Children Overcome Vision Problems? (VIDEO)

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Topics: The Vision Therapy Center, Dr. Kellye Knueppel, Syntonics

The Vision Therapy Center Hosting an Organization Workshop for Students

 

As a student’s vision improves through vision therapy, they also need to improve other skills, particularly organization and visualization.  It’s why The Vision Therapy Center will offer our first ever “Organizational Skills Workshop for Students.”

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Topics: The Vision Therapy Center, Visual Skills