The Delicate Balance Between the Visual & Vestibular Systems

The way in which the brain directs all the intricate systems in the human body is truly amazing. These systems all work in conjunction with one another; none of them operate independently. One example of this codependent relationship is the way the visual and vestibular systems work together to keep our bodies upright and perfectly […]

The Link Between Sinus Headaches, Eye Pain & Computer Use

A headache is a common malady that can be brought on by a variety of different factors, such as stress, anxiety, noise, hunger and poor sleep. In recent years, there has been an alarming increase in the number of teenagers and young adults who suffer from headaches on an almost-daily basis. This is no surprise […]

Sound, Vision & Tint: Learn More About the Trifecta Treatment

There are times when even prismatic lenses aren’t enough to eliminate a patient’s symptoms of Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD). This is because some patients not only experience problems with their vision, but are sensitive to light and sound as well. When prismatic lenses alone don’t cut it, the doctors at Vision Specialists of Michigan often […]

How the NeuroVisual Examination Differs From a Routine Eye Exam

Most people are familiar with the way a routine eye exam works. An optometrist performs a series of tests to measure your visual acuity, check for common eye disorders and determine the health of your eyes, then issues a prescription for contact lenses or eyeglasses if needed. However, with standard optometric testing, the very subtle […]