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Eye Care Technology, Vision Therapy, and Pediatrics

In the world of vision rehabilitation, there are a few staple techniques such as the Brock string, Hart Charts, and vectograms that improve a patient’s visual function. Every now and then, these techniques need to be manipulated to increase...
Greetings fellow vision enthusiasts! Have you ever watched the eyes a friend or family member glaze over when you try explaining to them how a component of human vision works? Have you ever gotten the sense that people think you...
The development of artificial intelligence (AI) for healthcare applications recently reached a major milestone in the form of the first FDA approval for an artificial intelligence algorithm for clinical use in January of this year. Two studies published within...
In January of this year, the FDA granted the first approval for commercial use of a cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) program in healthcare. The approval was granted to Arterys, a machine learning platform that was designed for use in...
Everyone thinks they are an expert on vision It makes sense, after all, we are all born with two eyes and we experience vision first hand. Most people are familiar with the concept of 20/20 eyesight but are shocked to...
Making the commitment Committing the time and resources needed to build a good foundation in sports vision optometry is a fantastic career investment for any OD. As a sports vision optometrist, you will have a unique capacity to enhance the...
It's no secret that sports are king in America Most of us have participated in school or club sports as children and teenagers and many of us continue to be involved in sports as adults whether as amateur athletes, fans...
Vertical heterophoria (VH) is a binocular vision dysfunction in which the eyes have different lines of sight. Binocular vision dysfunction like VH and traumatic brain injury (TBI) give rise to the similar symptoms including eye pain, dizziness, difficulty with reading, and psychological...
An 8-year old patient complains of blurred vision and squinting but everything looks healthy. An OD asks the community for advice for this first-time patient. Read & Comment on ODs on Facebook
The technology revolution in vision therapy  There is currently a technology revolution going on in vision therapy. The falling costs of virtual reality and eye tracking technologies along with universal adoption of mobile devices have sparked hundreds of startups in...

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