How to Perform the 5-Minute Cover Test

 Many people have experienced what they believe to be sinus pain and discomfort, only to be told by the medical professionals from which they seek help that their sinuses are clear. Others experience headaches, dizziness, anxiety or problems with balance, and no underlying cause can be found. This is understandably upsetting and frustrating to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vision misalignment affects children

Vision Misalignment: Through Elli’s Eyes

Vision Misalignment: Through Elli’s Eyes Sometimes you have to tell your own story–lay yourself bare–in order to help others.  I am still trying to make sense of my story, yet do not want to delay in telling it, with the hope that you, the reader, will take action. I was born with a lazy eye.  […]