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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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BRAIN INJURY

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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BIAC Pikes Peak Challenge

All funds raised at the Pikes Peak Challenge support the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado (BIAC).

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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.

Lynn Hellerstein
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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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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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