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 […]

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 […]

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Can You Have Double Vision And Not Know It?

Seems impossible, I know.  But, it happens all the time.  A new patient comes in, gets comfy in the exam chair.  The doctor begins asking questions to get a history.  Then comes the question, “Do you ever have double vision?”  And the answer?  “No.  Never.” And then the testing begins.  The patient is given a […]

Headaches, Neck Aches, Eye Strain from Computers

Headaches, Neck Aches, Eye Strain from Computers The holidays are winding down and it’s once again time to put your nose to the grindstone. Back to the full-time schedule that has many of us slouched in front of a computer with rounded shoulders. It’s going to be weeks, even months, until the spring—and its holidays—offers […]

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Dyslexia, Anxiety Treated with Aligning Glasses: Through Elli’s Eyes

Elli Altman, Community Outreach Manager at Vision Specialists of Michigan, shares her experiences of patient’s treatments. One little girl was diagnosed with dyslexia and anxiety. She struggled in school, understandably, until a psychologist recognized her symptoms as a subtle vision misalignment. A precious seven-year-old girl came in for an evaluation.  With the sweetest disposition, she […]