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Eye Care Technology, Vision Therapy, and Pediatrics

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...
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...
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...
Sports Vision Training is one of the hottest topics in Optometry today. More and more athletes are recognizing the potential for vision training to enhance their sports performance and optometrists are the best equipped professionals to help athletes realize...
After an 11-year-old receives his first eye exam ever, his mother is shocked at her son’s poor vision — but the patient is all smiles. A mother's resistance to glasses is quickly overturned when she saw what her son...
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...
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...
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
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...
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