Children’s Vision Development

Children’s Vision Development One in four children has a vision problem that affects learning — a vision problem that is often misinterpreted as disinterest, sleepiness, dyslexia or ADHD. Eyesight (the ability to receive input through the eye) is not the same as vision (the ability to understand what that input is). Recognizing this distinction has…

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RightEye Dynamic Vision

RightEye Dynamic Vision We are proud to offer a more comprehensive vision exam using advanced, state-of-the-art eye-tracking technology. The RightEye system enables Dr. Laura to pinpoint functional vision and brain health issues, identify the root cause of reading problems, and improve athletic performance. In just 5 minutes, this proven, patented technology measures visual skills in…

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Our Team

Meet Our Team Dr. Laura Vasilakos Dr. Laura Vasilakos, or “Dr. Laura” as many call her, is a friendly, compassionate listener attentive to your vision care needs.  She enjoys examining infants and children with a fun, creative style. Dr. Laura understands that there is more to vision than just seeing 20/20.  As a former teacher,…

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MiSight 1 Day

MiSight 1 Day Child-friendly daily disposable contact lenses proven to slow the progression of nearsightedness in children aged 8-12 at the initiation of treatment.     How it works: MiSight®1 day is an award-winning 2,3,4 dual-focus soft contact lens that uses ActivControl™ Technology to slow the elongation of the eyeball1. The ActivControl™ Technology in MiSight®1…

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Vision Problems after Concussion

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

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

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

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

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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Ortho-K

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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