Vision Problems after Concussion A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is caused by external force to the head, such as a motor vehicle accident, a fall, or contact sports. A concussion is a type of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to the…

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Research & Resources on Ortho-K & Vision Therapy While orthokeratology has been available for more than 15 years and vision therapy more than 80 years, we thought you might like to see some recent research which documents the success of these treatments. Ortho-k The Safety of Orthokeratology Effect of Time Spent Outdoors Epidemiology of Myopia…

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Commonly Asked Questions Orthokeratology What is Ortho-k? Expand Orthokeratology, also known as ortho-k or corneal molding, is a specially designed oxygen permeable therapeutic, corneal retainer used in corneal refractive therapy. Corneal refractive therapy is a sophisticated, non-surgical process, which reshapes the cornea while you sleep. You remove the retainers when you awake and are able…

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Visual Information Processing Evaluation A Visual Information Processing (VIP) Evaluation consists of a several tests that examine our brains ability to analyze and interpret meaning from the visual information that we gain through our eyesight.  The brain, not the eyes, processes the visual world. Signs of a Visual Information Processing Problem Difficulty using each sides…

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Developmental Vision Evaluation Vision is more than 20/20.   The routine eye exam does not test all the 17 visual skills required for reading and learning.  Just because your child may have passed a pediatrician or school screening does not mean that your child has all the necessary visual skills for academic success. 80% of what…

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Orthokeratology (or Ortho-k) Ortho-k improves your vision while you sleep! Wear specially designed contact lens-like retainers while you sleep, remove when you get up, and you can see without glasses or contact lenses! Sounds too good to be true?  It is true!  These NON-SURGICAL retainers reshape the front surface of your eye – your cornea.…

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Myopia Control – Stop Nearsightedness from Getting Worse Myopia ControlMyopia, also called nearsightedness, is a visual condition where objects nearby or a short distance away are clear but objects that are far away are blurred. It is caused by the eye being slightly too long or the cornea (the front cap of the eye) being…

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InfantSEE® Between the ages of 6 and 12 months, Dr. Vasilakos will provide your baby with a FREE vision and eye health assessment. During the Infant See examination, Dr. Vasilakos will be answering the following questions of your child: Does the patient history suggest a problem? Can the baby see? Are the eyes straight? Are…

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Contact Lenses  Why choose contact lenses? First, contact lenses provide excellent side, or peripheral, vision.  They don’t get fogged during the rainy weather.  Finally, contact lenses match everything you wear. A contact lens evaluation includes special tests that are not performed during a comprehensive eye examination.  Contact lenses are medical devices, regulated by the FDA,…

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Adult Eye Examination Since many eye and vision problems have no signs or symptoms, an adult eye examination is important of preventative eye health.  Early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent vision loss.  For example, glaucoma can cause gradual peripheral vision loss without sensation. According to the American Optometric Association, adults between the ages of…

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