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  • The Color She Sees Me!
    The Color She Sees Me! Originally published 12/19/2013: The Color She Sees Me, ©2013, PuzzleArtist Alli Berman www.PuzzleArtTherapy.com "Where did you get that gorgeous piece of artwork?!" Our office has been buzzing with Read more
  • Factors Affecting Success in Strabismus Therapy
    Factors Affecting Success in Strabismus Therapy Originally published 6/28/2014: The following question came from a mom whose daughter is being treated for congenital strabismus (an eye turn since birth). Mom has Read more
  • Strabismus Surgery Consideration: Anesthesia in Infancy
    Strabismus Surgery Consideration: Anesthesia in Infancy Originally published 4/10/2014: Just a quick post to draw attention to one of the often-overlooked considerations of strabismus surgery:    All major surgeries come with the Read more
  • No Brain, No Gain! ...Going beyond the EYE
    No Brain, No Gain! ...Going beyond the EYE Originally published 4/3/2014:   Image Credit: Melissa Thomas Most folks have trouble separating the eye and sight. But if you think about it, sight really does Read more
  • Opternative? Dangerous Alternative!
    Opternative? Dangerous Alternative! Originally published 3/3/2014: As a health care provider, it is hard to describe the mixture of shock, disappointment, sadness and fear which overwhelmed me when I first learned Read more
  • Tunnel Vision: Responses to Visual Stress
    Tunnel Vision: Responses to Visual Stress Originally published 2/27/2014: Healthy eyes.  20/20 acuity.   Yet some folks (any age!) struggle to: orient themselves find what is right in front of them relate the details to the Read more
  • Creeping and Crawling... What's the rush to walk?
    Creeping and Crawling... What's the rush to walk? Originally published 1/28/2014: Crawling  Recently, I have had several patients asking about the significance of creeping and/or crawling on our patient history form.   Read more
  • Holistic Care, Striving toward BALANCE
    Holistic Care, Striving toward BALANCE Originally published 1/3/2014: I just had the great pleasure of reading an article published 20 years ago, An Essay on the Reconciliation of Opposites, by friend Read more
  • Does Vision Therapy Help Myopia?
    Does Vision Therapy Help Myopia? Originally published 8/28/2013: This question came up on a parent support list.  Many parents are looking for trying to understand why their child is going near-sighted, and Read more
  • Building a 3-D Brain!
    Building a 3-D Brain! Originally published 12/5/2013: Kudos to Vision Therapy patient and blogger Michael Lievens! Michael's blog, "Getting past double vision one day at a time," explores his challenges and gains Read more
  • It takes TWO!
    It takes TWO! Originally published 2/27/2013 Going to the doctor in this day and age is NOT about getting a gold star, a clean bill of health, or any other affirmation Read more
  • Strabismus — Is Surgery Enough?
    Strabismus — Is Surgery Enough? Originally published 2/28/2013: The following excerpt is from a blog piece which I guest-authored.  It was originally published on the COVD Blog site in February, 2011. Eye Read more
  • The Slotnick Scramble!
    The Slotnick Scramble! Originally published 2/28/2013 In 2010, the Journal of Behavioral Optometry published my write-up of a vision therapy activity which I designed and use frequently.  To read about the Read more
  • Careful what you wish for!
    Careful what you wish for! Originally published 4/4/2013: Two years ago, I wrote a blog piece for COVD (College of Optometrists in Vision Development) to help patients with strabismus (eye turns) learn more Read more
  • What is Optometric Vision Therapy?
    What is Optometric Vision Therapy? Originally published 4/8/2013: Many patients come to my office wondering what the difference is between optometrists and ophthalmologists, and between optometrists and opticians....  What makes a "behavioral Read more
  • Seeing in Color
    Seeing in Color Originally published 4/10/2013: I came across an interesting (and somewhat disturbing!) info-cartoon in The Oatmeal about an unusual creature, the MANTIS SHRIMP. The fascinating part to me is that Read more

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