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Valproic acid, perfect pitch, neuroplasticity, and . . . ?

Could the drug Valproic Acid have a role in treating vision problems, such as double vision and amblyopia?===================Some background: Musical perfect pitch is something that generally has to be developed in childhood if a person is to develop it at all.  (by age 7, I have read.)I came upon an article a few months ago about a 2013 experiment, where a number of adults were given either valproic acid or a placebo.  The valproic acid group were later better able to identify musical pitch…See More
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Dr. Leonard J. Press replied to Susanna Z's discussion Famous psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen checks for binocular vision disorders!
"Thanks for posting this, Susanna.  However, I didn't hear that he checks for binocular vision problems.  I heard him answering your question about people with binocular vision problems being diagnosed instead with ADD because they…"
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Susanna Z posted a blog post

Videos in 6 languages about binocular vision problems

I have made a series of videos in English, SpanishRussianFrenchPortuguese, and Italian about binocular vision problems (amblyopia, strabismus, convergence insufficiency and others). Topics covered: how not seeing in 3D impacts the daily lives of people who lack stereovision, vision therapy, misdiagnosis of ADD…See More
Jun 25

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Videos in 6 languages about binocular vision problems

I have made a series of videos in English, SpanishRussianFrenchPortuguese, and Italian about binocular vision problems (amblyopia, strabismus, convergence insufficiency and others). Topics covered: how not seeing in 3D impacts the daily lives of people who lack stereovision, vision therapy,…

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Posted by Susanna Z on June 25, 2017 at 1:12pm

Jimmy Carter's grandchildren with amblyopia

Former President Jimmy Carter has two grandchildren who have amblyopia, one of whom wasn't diagnosed until grade school, when he/she had classroom difficulties. (Source: http://www.infantsee.org/x3636.xml) President Carter supports the Infant See Program for infants in the US to get free optometric screenings. 

Does anyone know which of the two grandchildren are amblyopes? I'd like to contact them about their experiences, if they did…

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Posted by Susanna Z on December 24, 2016 at 5:49pm — 1 Comment

my audio essay about 2D vision in the 3D world

I was on KQED radio, the San Francisco NPR affiliate, on Tuesday 20 December 2016 with an audio essay about my asymmetric eyes, binocular vision therapy, learning to see in more depth and being neglected by the medical establishment. 

Here is the link to the audio and text: 

https://ww2.kqed.org/perspectives/2016/12/19/seeing-2d-in-the-3d-world/

Posted by Susanna Z on December 21, 2016 at 4:49am

New book and CBS TV interview on VT & 2D vision

Here is the CBS TV interview I did in San Francisco about, One-Eyed Princess, my new book VT, binocular visual limitations and what it's like to see in 2D in a 3D world:
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Posted by Susanna Z on September 2, 2016 at 2:06pm — 1 Comment

Visual Confusion vs Diplopia

My visual sensory adaptation to infantile strabismus with childhood eye surgery is intermittent visual confusion, not diplopia, with probable ARC.

This problem was not diagnosed until I was 63. All my life this problem has caused me degrees of spatial, learning, and emotional dysfunction.

For 63 years, maybe it's a stroke, get an MRI, your gaze is weird, you have a learning disability, lack of emotional intelligence, trouble driving or reading or facial recognition, or lost in…

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Posted by Harrison Farry on August 10, 2016 at 10:00am

 
 
 

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