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 […]

Through a Patient’s Eyes: ‘No More Cane!’

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is condition that affects thousands of people every year. The result of a severe blow or jolt to the head, TBI can bring on a variety of symptoms. The two most common symptoms of TBI are headaches and dizziness. Please feel free to share on your favorite social platform

Through a Patient’s Eyes: ‘I Can Walk in a Straight Line’

Is a simple walk down the hall a struggle for you? Do you regularly bump into walls or trip down the stairs? Though most people assume this is mere clumsiness, often there is an underlying medical condition present known as vertical heterophoria (VH), which is a Binocular Vision Dysfunction that affects how the eyes work […]

Through a Patient’s Eyes: Recovering From TBI After 35 Years

A traumatic brain injury (TBI), concussion or acquired brain injury (ABI) like a stroke can all have a profound effect on your visual system. A TBI can be brought on by a severe blow to the head from a car accident, sports injury, military explosion or other trauma. Patients with TBI, ABI or concussion can […]

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 […]