I just saw this interview that Stephen Colbert did of neuroscientist David Eagleman on the Colbert Report.
Neuroscientist David Eagleman likens the brain to a neural Parliament with different political parties that are battling it out to steer the ship of state.
If a normal brain, pre-vision therapy, is already arguing like parliamentarians, then it's no wonder than those of us in vision therapy to develop binocular vision experience many moments of confusion. All those…Continue
For those of us who have struggled with our brain's rewiring via vision therapy, watch ABC’s Nightline special on Congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford’s incredible progress using melodic intonation therapy to regain speech after a bullet passed through the left side of her brain, causing her to lose expressive speech.
Added by Susanna Z on November 22, 2011 at 3:15pm — No Comments
I might have a degree of night blindness. That's not surprising given that my 60th birthday is fast approaching (next month). A young ophthalmologist noted that I have a very slight yellowing to my eyes that may contribute to the night vision problem. He then said I would likely need cataract surgery in my mid to late 60's... not sure if I believe that one. At any rate, I do wonder if I will lose peripheral vision as a result of such surgery and, in turn, could that compromise my ability to…Continue
I use coloured photographs on the iPad for training fusion as a way to engage the patient more on an emotional level. When they perceive depth, I invite them to talk about the places in their life where they wish to have more depth and fulfilment. I first published the photos in my book Conscious Seeing The…Continue
Wow! I am so glad I found this site. I am looking forward (pun intended) to reading the information here and educating myself about Vision Therapy.
Although I have spoken freely with some of my friends about my eye problem, never, in my whole life, have I had a conversation with anyone else who has personally experienced strabismus. From the little perusing that I have done through a few members' comments today... I am sure that this site will provide both insight and…Continue
Many COVD members were honored at the recent COVD International meeting in Las Vegas
Added by Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO on November 4, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
I'm off to lecture at the Vision Institute of Canada on 3D Vision Syndrome...if you are a Canadian in the Toronto area...you may want to check this out!
Added by Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO on November 4, 2011 at 8:24am — No Comments
Added by Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO on November 3, 2011 at 6:55pm — No Comments