Keep up-to-date on the latest vision-related news and eye care events in our Practice. The items are displayed by year and month. To view older entries use the links in the box below to select the year and month you would like.
Nov 17, 2017
A recent study shows that children with farsightedness may have other characteristics that affect learning. Between 4 and 14 percent of preschoolers have moderate farsightedness, which is difficulty seeing things that are close to you.
Nov 01, 2017
According to the International Dyslexia Association
, dyslexia is a "language-based learning disability that refers to a cluster of symptoms that result in people having difficulties with specific language skills, particularly reading.”
Oct 23, 2017
“My child will not wear their glasses,” and “We have always gone to the eye doctor, but they said everything was ok.”
Oct 04, 2017
Roughly 80% of what students learn is visual, so our vision therapy clinic is vital to improving outcomes of learning problems. We also find that in some children, there are other issues that may prevent effective functioning in the classroom to take place. If your child has been diagnosed with...
Sep 20, 2017
Brain injuries can have significant lingering visual effects that limit the patient’s quality of life. The injury can be from trauma (motor vehicle or sports related concussion), a stroke, brain infections or aneurysms.
Sep 11, 2017
For parents who have just received a diagnosis or suspect that their child has amblyopia, often known as a lazy eye, there’s generally a sense of panic.
Aug 24, 2017
At the beginning of my career as an eye doctor, I was fortunate enough to see the majority of the children in our private practice. Once I started examining a large number of children, I realized that binocular vision problems are present! I was amazed at the frequency and variety...
Aug 14, 2017
Our vision therapy clinic has the pleasure of working with children of varying ages that have autism spectrum disorder. Multiple therapies are often offered to these families, so let’s review vision therapy a little more specifically. Observing a child’s behavior will often tell you how they are functioning, so behaviors...
Aug 07, 2017
We have talked about the fact that children can have 20/20 (perfect) eyesight, yet still struggle with academics due to a visual issue. What is this about? Where should I go to have my child examined?
Jul 10, 2017
Summer is a fun time to enjoy a variety of sports. At Sightwork, we have the pleasure to work with athletes on several different levels. Sharpening athletic skills by improving visual performance and rehabilitation following a brain injury are two of the ways we can help athletics. Brain injuries and...
Jul 03, 2017
At our vision therapy clinic, we have important goals for our patients:
Jun 21, 2017
In the classroom, eighty percent of our learning comes from our visual system. Many people think of vision being solely 20/20, but the clarity that we see is only a part of the road to successful learning. Reading alone requires many fundamental visual skills. The two eyes need to be...
Jun 07, 2017
We invite you to take a look around our new site to get to know our practice and learn about eye and vision health. You will find a wealth of information about our optometrists, our staff and our services, as well as facts and advice about how to take care...
Jun 07, 2017
You can now request your next appointment online! Visit the Contact Us section of our site at anytime and complete the form. We'll receive the form via email and call you back to confirm your appointment request. We'll be sure to call you back within one business day....