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Patti Andrich - Vision Beyond Sight with Dr. Lynn Hellerstein

Understanding Our Primitive Reflex Codes That Affect Sensory Development and Vision Skills with Patti Andrich

Dr. Lynn Hellerstein of Vision Beyond Sight speaks with Patti Andrich, an internationally honored occupational and vision therapist, researcher and author. She is also the founder of the Sensory Foundations Program, and co-founder of The Vision Development Team. She talks about our primitive reflexes and coding system that lay the foundation of our sensory development, and particularly how these […]

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Vision Beyond Sight: New exciting podcast now streaming!

For more than 40 years at Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center, P.C., I’ve been passionate about inspiring thousands of people to improve their vision and enhance their lives through vision therapy. I am so very grateful for the opportunities I’ve had in treating children and adults who have learning related vision problems, vision perception deficits […]

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Concussion: How Vision IS Impacted

An estimated 1.6 million to 3.8 million sports-related traumatic brain injuries occur each year.  Traumatic brain injury (concussion) is the signature injury of the current wars.  In addition, many athletes are now beginning to see the impact of traumatic brain injury (concussion) on their sports, education and work.

This FREE workshop presents the common visual problems association with traumatic brain injury. Rehabilitative vision therapy treatment for patients with brain injury, utilizing lenses, prisms, occlusion and vision therapy, are presented through interactive experiences and case presentations.

FREE and open to the public. Seating is limited. Please call 303-850-9499 to reserve your place.

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SECO International (Southern Council of Optometrists) Lectures

I’m honored to be one of many excellent presenters at the SECO 2020 Congress.

My lectures include:

Vision therapy Grand Rounds

Enhancing Sports Performance:  Testing and Training

Our Children’s Crisis:  The Role of Vision and Learning


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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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Association of Football Subconcussive Head Impacts With Ocular Near Point of Convergence

An increased understanding of the relationship between subconcussive head impacts and near point of convergence (NPC) ocular-motor function may be useful in delineating traumatic brain injury.

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New concussion treatments go beyond just resting in a dark room

  Article on concussion treatment in Washington Post 4-12-16 discussing when it is appropriate time to start rehabilitation treatment. ASAP or wait until symptoms reside????

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Concussion: How Your Vision Is Impacted

This free workshop presents the common visual problems association with traumatic brain injury.

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A Guide to Visual Recovery After Concussion

Thanks to COVD and Dr. Barry Tannen for their great infographic on the stages of visual recovery post-concussion. This should be coordinated with the patient’s treating physician.

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DMOS Lecture – Year end dinner and meeting!

Sports Concussions: How Vision is Impacted presented by Dr. Lynn Hellerstein

Join us for the DMOS year-end dinner and meeting!
Monday, December 8th
6:30 PM at Ocean Prime, 1465 Larimer Street, Denver
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