Poor Grades Explained by Vision Problems

August 25, 2016

College of Optometrists in Vision Development offers hope to parents of struggling readers THU, JUN 05, 2014 Getting to the root of a child’s reading struggles can be difficult. Parents typically see multiple experts often starting with the basics, which includes an eye exam. It makes it tough for parents when they suspect that their…

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You Have All the School Supplies…Now Don’t Forget About the Eyes!

August 23, 2016

It’s back to school time! August is COVD’s Vision and Learning month, dedicated to spreading the word about the connection between–you guessed it– vision and learning!  With school right around the corner, we encourage parents to bring their child in for a developmental visual exam and set them up for success! Our doctors will check for everything…

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A Reconsideration of Children and Screen Time

August 8, 2016

Technology has transformed our daily lives and has created new questions about screen time for children. Does “no screen time under 2” mean no Skyping with Grandma? Does doing homework on a computer or tablet count as screen time for my 10 year old, thus using up some of her 2 hours? The original guidelines…

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​9 Signs Your Child Might Be Visually Impaired

July 25, 2016

“Diagnosing visual problems in children can be a challenge. Children are not usually very vocal about the visual issues they are having, especially if they are young. They might not even realize anything is wrong since the symptoms of visual impairment are less concrete unlike hunger pains or fever. It can be hard for a…

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Not Convinced?

July 12, 2016

Many people wonder if vision therapy really works.  Nothing speaks louder than real results from real people.  In addition to the testimonials on this page from our own patients, click here to take a look at success stories from vision therapy doctors around the country!

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Is Your Child Meeting their Visual Milestones?

July 11, 2016

Just like walking and talking, vision has milestones too! This article breaks down important visual development milestones; including warning signs that your child may not be meeting them, which could potentially lead to academic, athletic, or social difficulties. If you suspect your child may be behind, please call today for a developmental eye exam! (248) 539-4800

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Another Success!

July 11, 2016

Before Maeve started vision therapy, she struggled with reading, lacked confidence in sports, and frequently felt sick and anxious.  She worked very hard throughout our program and saw great results.  After vision therapy, Maeve reported that she is now able to read smoothly without fatigue or words moving, she no longer has daily headaches and stomachaches,…

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Vision Therapy Project From a Patient!

June 14, 2016

One of our former vision therapy patients did a wonderful presentation at her school about how vision therapy made a big difference in her life! Reading by Alivia from BXBmedia on Vimeo.

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Stereo Sue Barry and What the Brain Tells the Eye

June 13, 2016

From her Biography on Psychology Today: Susan R. Barry, Ph.D., is a professor of neurobiology in the Department of Biological Sciences at Mount Holyoke College. She had been cross-eyed and stereoblind since early infancy but learned to see in three dimensions at age forty-eight by retraining her visual system with optometric vision therapy. Sometimes called…

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Try the "Framing Game"

May 18, 2016

Try the “Framing Game”* to check how well your eyes are working together!  This is a fun and quick way to determine if you or your child may have binocular vision problems.  Having a tough time? See this checklist. *This is not a substitute for a vision exam. If you or your child have multiple symptoms from…

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