Pediatric physical exams are very important, but the eye chart that is used is solely checking for distance vision. Most everything we do during our day is up-close, and requires many different skills besides being able to see far away. This is where a developmental optometrist comes in. Click here to learn how an eye…Read More
This video, from the show Brain Games, gives some insight into how the brain turns images into 3D so we can appreciate depth. Many of our patients lack depth perception, or stereopsis. This can manifest as clumsiness, poor spatial awareness, sports challenges, and more. Vision therapy can actually help train the brain to use the images…Read More
There’s a reason the game of hopscotch has stood the test of time! Did you know your child’s eye-hand coordination, spatial skills, and motor skills are all developing during this fun pastime and others like it? Click here to read more in this article from Moving Smart™.Read More
Congrats to Mallory! After lots of hard work and dedication, Mallory is now a board certified vision therapist! We are so proud of you and your accomplishment!Read More
Many of our patients are diagnosed with eye movement deficiencies. Consequently, they may struggle to maintain eye contact, follow a ball in play, or keep their place when reading. Our vision therapy program addresses these issues and patients can learn new visual skills which will benefit them for a lifetime! Click here to learn more about how important eye movement skills…Read More
Efficient visual skills are important for guiding many everyday tasks, including writing! Vision affects our ability to form letters properly, write on the line, apply proper spacing, and more. Below is an example of the Wold Sentence Copy test (a visual motor test) completed by one of our patients. The instructions are to copy the…Read More
The holiday season is upon us! There’s no doubt the amount of new toys and games each year can be overwhelming. What if you could buy a gift that is fun and beneficial for developing visual and perceptual skills? Look no further! Click here to check out a list of 105 Optometrist Approved Children’s Toys. Happy…Read More
Executive Function Issues Difficulty organizing oneself to accomplish tasks. Kids with these issues often have trouble planning ahead, prioritizing, self-correcting, starting activities and shifting from one task to another. Sometimes referred to as executive functioning disorder. Board games require players to follow directions, take turns and plan strategies—three skills that may be tough kids with…Read More
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