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Dr. Janet Powell - Vision Beyond Sight with Dr. Lynn Hellerstein

Expanding the Impact of Occupational Therapy with the Lens of Vision Care with Dr. Janet Powell (Episode #89)

Dr. Lynn Hellerstein of Vision Beyond Sight speaks with Dr. Janet Powell, occupational therapist, retired faculty and author, to talk about how vision care impacts occupational therapy (OT) and rehabilitation, the advantages of […]

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Research on Vision Therapy

Thanks to Steve Leslie BOptom, Leonard Press OD & Mark Overton for their summaries of vision therapy research published in the Australian College of Behavioral optometrists:

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The Social & Economic Impact of Poor Vision

White paper by The Boston Consulting Group & Essilor- summary 2012 30% of children experience vision problems that have a significant impact in terms of long-term health, school performance and […]

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Research on Visual Evoked Potential and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Researchers from SUNY State College of Optometry won the Award for Best Article at the 2016 Annual COVD Meeting for their work on visual evoked potential and human attention

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How Meditation Benefits the Brain

Thanks Dr. Maino for the blog post: …found that the experienced meditators, regardless of the type of meditation they practiced, seemed able to switch off the defaul mode network, which […]

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Self-Adjustable Glasses May Help Billions See

Thanks to the American Optometric Association for their information: As part of a series of articles dedicated to healthcare issues in the developing world, the New York Times  (9/27, D3, Bakalar, Subscription […]

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Strabismus Long Term Outcome for Partial Accommodative Esotropia Surgery

Thanks to Dr. Dom Maino for his blog post as follows: Partially accommodative esotropia is an acquired strabismus characterized by high hyperopia, a normal AC/A ratio, and a deviation that […]

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Vision & Learning Readiness- Summit in Washington DC

I was honored to be the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) representative at the 2011 School Readiness Summit: Focus on Vision (April 11-12, 2011) in Washington DC.  The […]

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Dyslexia and Vision Problems – NEW RESEARCH

The discussion continues-many reading specialist still believe that vision has nothing to do with reading.  My first response to them is, “Cover your eyes, now read.”  That doesn’t make them […]

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PREVENT Nearsightedness in Kids!

The Los Angeles Times (2/13, Mascarelli) reported, “Eye experts increasingly believe that time spent outdoors could reduce the likelihood that children will develop myopia, or nearsightedness, a condition in which distance […]

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