If you are a Fellow or an associate of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and have publish a paper, been in the news, gave a lecture....if you've done anything noteworthy please email me all the info for the next OVD NewsMakers column. Send hi-res photos and links to web pages as well.
Added by Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO on March 15, 2012 at 7:31pm — No Comments
The lady of the flies
Victories in VT sound bizarre to those with normal vision. But I know I can share this here and get some nods of “Yes, that’s happened to me” or at least some laughs.
In September, I reported on my newfound appreciation of the visual details of mildew. Yes, that annoying black stuff that grown in your shower/bath that you want to get rid of. I was able to see it in better definition without my glasses or contacts.
Lately, I’ve noticed swarms…
How long will it take before children's vision-related reading problems really becomes a public awareness outcry? Maybe when more people understand how it feels. Take a look at this well done video just released by The VisionHelp and experience why many children don't like to read...
With your help more people will know how it feels...please pass it…Continue
Added by Dr. Dan L. Fortenbacher on March 12, 2012 at 12:47am — No Comments
I had my final vision therapy progress evaluation on March 5th. VT was a great ride I'll not soon forget... I'm in stereo very often and can put myself in when I'm not with simple exercises... but this isn't about that final eval.
The next day I began taking a prescription for Naproxen to treat inflammation caused by some possible nerve damage in my left arm. Since taking the Naproxen I've been in 3-D constantly. My periphery is so tack sharp that it's been nearly disorienting and so…Continue
My appointment with Dr. Irene Ludwig went very well. She is very impressive. At her recommendation, I am going to have another surgery where she will remove scar tissue and make adjustments on my eye muscles as needed. Then I will see Dr. Hemmig again and get started on Vision Therapy.
Here is a link to a paper she co-wrote: http://www.aosonline.org/xactions/1545-6110_v099_p053.pdf
Optometry & Vision Development (OVD) is the official journal…
Added by Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO on March 2, 2012 at 1:38pm — No Comments
In the latest edition of Optometric Education, I write about my best days in optometry....Continue
Added by Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO on March 1, 2012 at 5:02pm — No Comments
Somewhere along the line, beginning in my childhood, I realized that I was able to cross my right eye - just my right eye. It was a great "party trick" and a fun conversation piece.
"Hey everyone, come see what Lilly can do!"
Sometimes, when I became very very tired, my right eye would begin to drift inward.
Otherwise, my eyes looked pretty straight.
Over the past year (and especially in the last six months), my eyes have gone from…