Through a Patient’s Eyes: ‘Now My House Is Filled With Sunlight’

Light sensitivity is a serious problem for patients who suffer from vertical heterophoria (VH). Bright lights, particularly fluorescent lights, are all around us: in grocery stores, malls, office buildings and most public places. While some people might find this bright lighting uncomfortable or irritating, many of those who suffer from VH find it intolerable. But […]

Maybe It’s a Learning Disability – Or Maybe It’s BVD

In recent years, parents and teachers alike have lamented the increasing number of children who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities and behavioral disabilities due to their inability to progress in school. Many of these children have difficulty concentrating, and struggle with reading and writing to such an extent that they become easily frustrated and […]

Concussions: Why Do Girls Get Them More Often?

School and recreational sports provide many great benefits to kids and teens: it teaches them cooperation and teamwork, keeps them active and provides an outlet for their energy that otherwise might be misused. On the downside, concussions and other sports injuries commonly occur with these sports. While concussions can occur among both sexes, girls tend […]

When Drugs Aren’t the Answer: Finding Relief With Aligning Lenses

Many people who suffer from chronic dizziness and nausea, blurred vision and other related symptoms feel like they have no other choice than to turn to prescription drugs to receive relief from their symptoms. While such physical symptoms by themselves are bad enough, a number of these individuals also experience deep-seated anxiety brought on by […]