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concussion and vision

New Video On Concussion and Visual Consequences

Thanks to the Vision Help group for their new video on the Impact of Concussion on Vision.

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Concussion: How Your Vision Is Impacted – FREE WORKSHOP

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.

Join us at Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center PC on June 17, 2014 at 6:30PM.  Invite your friends, therapists and colleagues to attend this MOST important workshop.

Click here for the Concussion Talk flyer.

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King-Devick Test

New Information on Vision and Concussion

The research validated the King Devick test as a rapid sideline concussion test for youth athletes.

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Concussion: How Your Vision Is Impacted – FREE WORKSHOP

Common visual problems association with traumatic brain injury. Rehabilitative vision therapy treatment for patients with brain injury are presented.

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BRAIN INJURY

Optometry’s role increases in identifying, treating concussion

Visual pathways alone account for more than 50% of the brain’s pathways and, therefore, are commonly affected in concussion

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Former Avalanche "The Enforcer"

Former Avalanche enforcer Scott Parker battling effects of concussions

Nearly six years since he retired from the NHL as one of its toughest enforcers, Scott Parker is finding everyday life a more fearsome opponent than any he dropped the gloves against…

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Larry Fitzgerald – NFL Spokesperson on Helmet Safety

Larry Fitzgerald – NFL Spokesperson on Helmet Safety

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Concussion Screening Test

The King-Devick is an eye movement screening test and remediation program for reading. It is now being utilized as an on-the-field screening test to detect atheltese who may have suffered a concussion

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Vision Problems After Trautmatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Join me for a lecture on Vision Problems after Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Vision rehabilitation can frequently improve visual processing, tracking, eye-hand coordination and balance problems.

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Vision Therapy Externs & SECO

I just returned from a wonderful SECO (Southern Educational Council of Optometry)conference in Atlanta, GA.  I love these meetings.  Very well planned, organized and great education.  The special part for me is to meet and teach  new people who have little knowledge/experience in developmental vision & therapy; as well as to meet-up with friends and […]

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