Off-Balance? Klutzy? You Could Have Binocular Vision Dysfunction

To say that someone has a binocular vision dysfunction means that their eyes aren’t aligned correctly. Even a very small misalignment will result in eye strain and overworked muscles as the brain directs the eyes to correct the problem and work together as one again. Eventually the eye muscles get so stressed that the patient […]

Differences Between Traditional Migraines & Vestibular Migraines

Anyone who’s ever experienced a migraine knows how excruciatingly painful and debilitating they can be. Migraine sufferers experience an intense throbbing pain in the head which is exacerbated by physical exertion and often accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light, sound and smells. A vestibular migraine, also known as migraine-associated vertigo, is a nervous […]

Beyond the Bruise: Recognizing Post-Concussive Syndrome

While sustaining a concussion can entail losing consciousness, it affects your body – and your brain – in many other ways. One way is visual – it can affect how the brain recognizes and interprets visual signals. When your brain is not interpreting visual cues correctly, your sight is negatively affected. This, in turn, interferes […]

Could It Be Your Eyes? Recognizing Vertical Heterophoria

While migraines often start at puberty, even children as young as five or six years old can experience them. Many people who have suffered migraines from an early age have been taking medication for years. For others, medication doesn’t always help, and the effects of their migraines extend into their daily life. Despite attempts to […]