How fast can you make a decision? Can you think as fast as a pitcher pitches? It takes less than .4 of a second for a ball to get from a pitcher to the mound. Vision Therapy can help a batter begin to recognize seams, spins, colors and therefore pitches, for a better chance to…Read More
There is so much more to good handwriting than just fine motor skills! It involves a combination of visual and motor skills, also known as eye-hand coordination. Many of our patients report neater, properly spaced handwriting and faster writing speed after completing vision therapy! Read more here about the visual perceptual skills involved in handwriting.…Read More
Vision Therapy Helps with Learning Disabilities, Sports Vision and Traumatic Brain Injuries From Teresa Ristow for Steamboat Today “Kilpatrick primarily works with children whose vision problems aren’t as simple as being near- or far-sighted. Some have learning disabilities or have recently had a concussion, while other patients have suffered traumatic brain injuries or want to…Read More
Getting outdoors and using proper lighting when doing close work is so important! Read here to learn more about the potential connection between too much near point work and nearsightedness. Photo from Shutterstock/MaresolRead More
Concocting a Cure for Kids With Issues from NY Times Magazine “Appelbaum is a behavioral optometrist, part of a growing subspecialty of optometry that takes the traditional practice beyond its usual focus on eye health and eyesight. Through a practice referred to as vision therapy — a combination of in-office and at-home eye exercises —…Read More
It’s hard to imagine any NHL goalie getting ready to play or practice without a series of dynamic stretches and movements designed to warm up the key muscles required to stop pucks. For many goalies, though, the most important muscles are in their head. “Your biggest muscle as a goalie is your eyes,” Washington Capitals…Read More
What changes have you seen since beginning vision therapy? Headaches I’ve suffered since I was a child had decreased substantially in intensity and frequency. I go for days without headaches, and when I do have them, I can usually trace them back to intense periods of eye strain (PhD program… sigh). I no longer need…Read More
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