Discovering Vision Therapy Blog

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: Double Vision, Traumatic Brain Injury, Success Stories

The Concussion-Vision Link: Study Shows 69% of Concussed Adolescents Suffered a Vision Problem

Dr. Christina Master is not an optometrist. She is a sports pediatrician. Yet she’s one of the co-authors of a study that revealed 69% of concussed adolescents suffer from functional vision problems. It’s another example of doctors from different disciplines joining together to create awareness about the concussion-vision link.

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Topics: Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussions

Brain Injury and Vision: Study Shows Patients Improve After Vision Therapy


With concussion rates among American youth on the rise, medical practitioners are taking note of research that reveals not only the close link between a brain injury and vision problems, but also the effectiveness of vision therapy as treatment.

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Topics: Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussions

Road to Recovery: From Traumatic Brain Injury to Healthy Vision

After a nearly fatal motorcycle injury and subsequent brain surgeries, Celeste Glover’s visual system was dramatically affected. Her recovery through vision therapy serves as an example of how the brain, eyes and visual pathways all work together.

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Topics: Success Stories, Concussions, Traumatic Brain Injury

Why Baseline Concussion Testing is Critical for Every Child Athlete

Measuring how well your brain functions after a concussion is critical for planning an effective rehabilitation program. But the only way to measure the after-effects is to know how well the brain functioned before an accident. That’s what makes baseline concussion testing so important for anyone involved with sports.

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Topics: Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussions

New Concussion Testing Starts With Visual System to Boost Efficiency

Given the rising concern with concussions among young athletes, doctors are developing new ways to test for them. At the forefront of one of the newest and most efficient concussion tests? Testing a person’s entire visual system.

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Topics: Concussions, Traumatic Brain Injury

3 Ways Vision Can Make Learning After a Concussion a Nightmare

To the list of parenting worries, add the prospect of your child suffering a concussion in sports. In addition to a slew of short-term effects, learning after a concussion can be a major challenge -- primarily because of how your child’s vision can be affected.

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Topics: Concussions, Traumatic Brain Injury

How Vision Therapy Improved Her Concussion Symptoms

Two years ago, Kim Lohr was walking one winter morning when she slipped on a patch of ice and bam… everything went black. Over the next several months, she’d discover that her concussion created vision problems which could have persisted indefinitely without vision therapy.

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Topics: Success Stories, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussions

Does Vision Therapy Help With Vision Problems From Head Injuries?

People often refer to “seeing stars” after a blow to the head, so it’s surprising how often the visual system is overlooked with acquired brain injuries. What can you do to help improve your vision after a head trauma?  Vision therapy could be your answer.

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Topics: Vision Therapy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussions

How Brain Injuries Affect the Visual System

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Topics: Concussions, Traumatic Brain Injury