A New Approach to the Treatment of Dizziness

Dizziness is one of the most frightening and overwhelming physical sensations you can experience, which can make it difficult to perform even the simplest everyday tasks. Many people who experience dizziness and vertigo visit numerous doctors and specialists, and try countless medications and treatments, trying to get relief from their symptoms. While some of these […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Through Elli’s Eyes: Don’t Do It For Yourself

DON’T DO IT FOR YOURSELF Elli Altman is the Community Outreach Manager at Vision Specialists of Michigan. Before Elli was the outreach manager, she was a patient. Now she chronicles her journey and those of the patients she meets. This week a mother and teenage son came to Vision Specialists. They had back-to-back appointments.  Although […]