Post Concussion Syndrome Vision Problems

As you are reading this text, your brain is controlling how the incoming information is processed, and how your eyes track, coordinate, and focus.  Post Trauma Vision Syndrome refers to deficits in these areas after a concussion, head-injury, whiplash, or mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI).  If you have PTVS and your eyes do not workContinue Reading

Is computer based therapy enough?

In this day and age we are all looking for a quick fix, or hope to be able to offer one. I’m reminded of a wise friend telling me of what his mentor said. “I can teach your child to beat a test in a few weeks, but to gain the lifelong value of actuallyContinue Reading

She missed 5 months of school and couldn’t walk

4 months ago a young girl walked into our office, unable to stand without two hands braced on anything, and had to walk by hanging on to her mother. She had missed 5 months of school, and nobody had been able to figure out why she was so dizzy and off balance. That day weContinue Reading

Dear Dr. McCrodan,   We have come to the end of our second child working with you and your team for vision therapy. We wanted to highlight some of the benefits both our children have experienced as a result.   Crispin started vision therapy as a thirteen year old. Until that time, he struggled inContinue Reading

Vision therapy reduces ADHD symptoms

Happy Monday! Many children with convergence insufficiency and other binocular vision disorders display symptoms identical to ADHD.  Since ADHD is a diagnosis of exclusion (meaning everything else needs to be ruled out), it’s important to look for anything that could be causing the troubles.  For example, does the child drink 5 cups of coffee beforeContinue Reading

Vision Problems post concussion can wreak havoc with school and work

Vision Problems post concussion can wreak havoc with school and work

Concussions often affect how the eyes work, resulting in difficulty returning to work or school. Congrats to Alex and his family for their hard work with his vision therapy (neuro-visual rehab). The week after initially seeing Alex I saw a young girl with identical vision problems post concussion. At a 6 month follow up, withoutContinue Reading

Hidden vision problems may be affecting your child’s learning

Have you ever wondered about a young learner who continuously struggles with reading or other academic aspects?  They perform well verbally, but somewhere along the path to and from the pages it all seems to get lost.  Endless hours of tutoring and helping with homework don’t seem to provide the improvements that everyone is hopingContinue Reading

“Vision Therapy- My Daughter’s Voyage to Learning”

Here is your feel-good Friday post.  This was copied to me by a mom of a wonderful young girl who has now just blossomed after going through vision therapy to treat the vision problems that were holding her back in school.   “I’ve spent a lot of time trying to figure out how to composeContinue Reading

The Cost of Ignoring Vision in Learning.

Dear Educators, Policy Makers, Parents and Taxpayers,   I grew up with a younger sibling who struggled with reading/learning.  Even though she was smart, I watched her struggle in school and with her self-esteem, and everyone wondered why tutoring never really seemed to help.  She passed every eye exam and test, because nobody knew to lookContinue Reading

Concussion treatment and back to work

After a concussion or a head injury many people present with vision conditions related to changes in the function of their visual system.  These problems can cause an entire array of symptoms such as headaches, migraines, fatigue, light sensitivity, and balance problems.  See the checklist here for more details. The nice part about checking forContinue Reading

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