ADHD or BVD? Which Is the Cause of Your Child’s Learning Difficulties?

Vision plays a bigger role in learning than most people realize. Reading is a vital part of all aspects of learning, and when vision problems lead to reading issues and other learning difficulties, your child’s classroom performance is understandably going to suffer. Please feel free to share on your favorite social platform

Could Glasses Be the Cure for Headaches and Migraines?

We’re living in a world of a holistic approach to healing. Instead of focusing solely on using medication to treat symptoms, more and more physicians and healthcare professionals are looking at the big picture. This exciting change involves treating the person as a whole and considering their physical, mental and emotional well-being to determine how […]

The Relationship Between Brain Injury & Vertical Heterophoria

With school back in session and practices for fall sports beginning, now is a good time to discuss concussions. A concussion, which is a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), occurs as a result of whiplash or the head sustaining a violent blow, both of which can occur during contact sports like football, hockey, lacrosse and […]

Driving, Dizziness & Vertical Heterophoria: When Driving Is Scary

Dizziness, lightheadedness, balance problems, anxiety, migraines – if these are symptoms you’re all-too-familiar with, you may suffer from a condition known as vertical heterophoria (VH), a binocular vision dysfunction caused by a misalignment of the eyes. This misalignment results in your vision being skewed slightly, with the image in one eye appearing slightly higher than […]

Through Elli’s Eyes

Your Eyes Are Connected To…Your Ears? Through Elli’s Eyes

Community Outreach Manager Elli Altman was first a patient at Vision Specialists. Now she shares her and other patients’ stories to spread awareness and education regarding vision misalignments (binocular vision dysfunction). The Knee Bone’s Connected to the Thigh Bone…. Remember that kid’s song? Our body is more than a collection of parts.  All those parts […]