• The ADHD-vision connection

    The ADHD-vision connection

    The ADHD-vision connection: When it comes to schoolwork, vision impairment and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) present barriers to success in the classroom. “If a child can’t see something, how on earth is he or she going to pay attention to it?” According to new research, both are often present in the same children, too. Researchers—representing the

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  • Learning Related Visual Problems

    Learning Related Visual Problems

    Learning Related Visual Problems: Donovan and I have been researching how a near screen activity, such as a cell phone, I-Pad, Leap-pad, PSP, Nintendo, Tablet, etc, affects the visual abilities of children. Up to this stage of the research project, we have become aware of an increased volume of children with visual difficulties which, in

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  • Stem cells and the future of eye treatment

    Stem cells and the future of eye treatment

    Stem cells and the future of eye treatment For patients with retinal and optic nerve conditions, new hope—and new sight—may come from stem cell therapy. A trio of top researchers offered an overview of promising stem cell research during the “Today’s Practice, Tomorrow’s Research” session Oct. 23 at the 92nd annual meeting of the American

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  • What is Behavioural Optometry?

    What is Behavioural Optometry?

    Behavioural Optometry is an expanded area of optometric practice. We have a holistic approach to the treatment of vision and vision information processing problems. Functional visual efficiency is known to influence visual status. The way that you interpret what you see does not depend solely on how clear your eyesight is. Consideration must be given

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