Vision Therapy and Traumatic Brain Injury
Acquired or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a term used to group conditions caused by a disruption in normal brain function due to blunt, penetrating or acceleration trauma, whiplash, cerebral vascular accidents, suffocation/hypoxia and pharmacological toxicity. Basically, it is an insult to the brain, such as a hit to the head, stroke or neurological dysfunction and can otherwise be classified as Post-Concussion Syndrom or cervical-trauma syndrome.
- Sensitivity to Light
- Motion Sickness
- Headache or Eyestrain
- Vision Changes such as Blurry, Double "Shimmering Vision" or Visual Field Loss
- Tracking Difficulties
- Memory Difficulties
- Decreased Visual Processing Speed
- Attention and Concentration Difficulty
- Inability to Multitask
Our Vision Therapy program consisits of an individualized treatment plan designed to retrain the brain's ability to control the following:
The visual system is stimulated through the use of manipulatives, specialized computer programs, balance devices and optical equipment including therapeutic lenses, prisms, patches and filters.