I feel the urge to share more before and after photos of myself post-VT. My mother and I recently took a trip to Disneyland, and it was a pleasure to bounce around the park, seeing it in full stereopsis, only to manifest the same results in photos. I especially loved the new Star Tours which now has a 3D feature. Wow!!
I also went to a show in LA and saw one of my favorite musicians, Tim Minchin. Going to gigs has always been a touch-and-go experience if I'm relatively far from the…Continue
I just got back from a very exciting trip to London. I have been receiving vision therapy for the best three months or so and have posted a couple blog posts since joining Sovoto. I was excited to head to London and see the city in 3D stereo vision, and boy, what an experience it was.
First off, I've spent a lot of time in the city before - last year, I lived there for four months during a study abroad semester, so in a way, London is a bit like a second home to me. Still, I saw…Continue
Yesterday I seemed to have an epiphany - and it was amazing! I had worked up enough motivation (and frankly, strength) to decide to hammer out my eye exercises at work to gain control of that stereopsis feeling. I've been trying to observe regular places such as home and work in stereopsis to remember the feeling and run with it, as per the request of my doctor.
Much to my discovery on the way home from work, my eyes were STILL straight. I got lots of feedback from my mother…Continue
My name is Anna Altheide, I'm 25 years old, I'm from La Quinta, CA, and I've had Strabismus for as long as I can remember. As far as I can tell, I was born with it, or it developed from a very early age due to genetics, as my father had it (as well as his father). As a child, my parents were hesitant to subject me to surgical treatment, so for some time, I tried patching, which was a long road to no where. According to Dr. Carl Hillier of Lemon Grove, CA -…Continue