Added by Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO on November 29, 2010 at 3:06pm —
In my experience, “visual tracking” is a term that seems to be universally recognized by classroom teachers, yet frequently misunderstood for the relationship of this visual ability to reading and learning. In a general way, teachers have learned that visual tracking refers to an eye movement and coordination ability. Plus when a child has trouble with visual tracking it typically results in behaviors that usually involve skipping lines when reading and copying which can lead to… Continue
Added by Dr. Dan L. Fortenbacher on November 28, 2010 at 1:08pm —
Many of you may know that I produce a podcast about optometry and social media called… Continue
Added by Nathan Bonilla-Warford, OD on November 22, 2010 at 7:12pm —
Perhaps the Optometric Vision Therapy we provide to our patients is what we see because that is what we know. Imagine there is an integrated upgrade that we yet cannot see because we do not yet know it. This movie called Dr. Quantum - flatland, shows the limitations of our 2 dimensional perceiving. WATCH MOVIE
Added by Roberto Kaplan O.D., M.Ed. FCOVD on November 15, 2010 at 4:16pm —
It was my pleasure to join with Dr. Susan Barry at a special lecture event held in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the St. Cecelia Music Center on September 17, 2010.
This special occasion was entitled An Evening with Stereo Sue and was conducted as a fundraiser for the new Michigan College of Optometry Pediatric and Binocular Vision Unit in the new MCO… Continue
Added by Dr. Dan L. Fortenbacher on November 15, 2010 at 3:18pm —
We hosted a seminar for all of the Residents in the SUNY system in my office yesterday. It was a wonderful experience all around, and I had the assistance of my Resident in VT/Rehabilitation, Dr. Michelle Brennan, a graduate of SCO, and our extern from ICO, Quinlan Hunter. You can view the details on my blog at:… Continue
Added by Dr. Leonard J. Press on November 13, 2010 at 9:01pm —
I would like to invite all the new members of SOVOTO to check out http://www.MainosMemos.blogspot.com
. This blog was chosen as one of the top 10 medical blogs on Networked blogs and features the latest research on children's vision, vision research, vt, special needs patients and more. Hope to see you there!
Added by Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO on November 6, 2010 at 1:48pm —
I was just invited to speak at the Mommy Tech Summit during the 3D Moms segment at the Consumer Electronics Show. This program is an effort to educate parents about the coming 3D immersive environment. I will be discussing how kids may be effected by watching 3D, how to create an optimal environment, how 3D might change the development of kids’ eyesight and, of course, the diagnosis and treatment of any vision problems that could impair the quality of life of anyone watching 3D… Continue
Added by Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO on November 6, 2010 at 1:43pm —
Recent research reveals that horses are hard-wired to prefer people on the left, that is to use their left visual field.…
Added by Roberto Kaplan O.D., M.Ed. FCOVD on November 5, 2010 at 3:00pm —
Dear Sovoto Members,
As of today we will be trying a new experiment and approving our members before joining. Unfortunately, this is due to an overwhelming amount of spammers joining the network.
We will try it just as a trial for the time being. Members will usually be approved either immediately, or within a few hours - at most 24 hours. This will not prohibit public information from being viewed. Please let me know if this will be a problem for anyone - it very simple to… Continue
Added by Rebecca Sherry on November 2, 2010 at 12:07pm —