110 VIP Drive, Suite 101 Wexford, PA 15090

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.

Symptoms Include:

  • Sensitivity to Light
  • Motion Sickness
  • Headache or Eyestrain
  • Dizziness/Imbalance
  • 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:

  • ​Eye Movements    
  • Eye Teaming
  • Eye Focusing    
  • Visual Processing
  • Multitasking
  • Memory​
  • Concentration
  • Eye-Hand Coordination​
  • Peripheral Vision​
  • Visual Stamina
  • Reaction Time​

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.