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COVD is excited to announce the selection of Vision and Learning by Dr. Heike Schuhmacher as the 2017-18 Tour de Optometry Companion Book! This book will be sent as a gift from us to accompany speaking events at each of the optometry schools in North America. Thank you to Dr. Schuhmacher for donating copies...Read more
Thank you to COVD for writing this piece. COVD Link: https://covdblog.wordpress.com/2017/09/26/skeffingtons-circles-in-the-schoolyard/ Dr. A.M. Skeffington first described the "four-circle figure" as a pictoral representation of vision in 1963. This model of vision is made up of four intersecting circles, with vision emerging from the intersection of all four. Through this intersection, Skeffington's circles demonstrate how vision as a...Read more
Thank you to COVD for writing this piece. COVD Link: https://covdblog.wordpress.com/2017/09/21/ella/ We reached out to Ella after her comment on our Facebook page made it clear--we needed to hear more about her incredible recovery from concussion thanks to vision therapy! After you read her story, learn more about Read more
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Not all vision screenings are created equal!Many people are familiar with the "eye chart test" used in typical vision screenings and the score it gives--the phrase "20/20" is usually thought to mean the same thing as "perfect vision." However, most vision screenings provided at school...
Reblogged from The VisionHelp Blog In this one minute VisionHelp video, educational specialist Wendy Rosen, author of the book The Hidden Link Between Vision and Learning, outlines when a child struggles in reading and learning it should be the top priority to have a...Read more
Thank you to COVD for writing this piece. COVD Link: https://covdblog.wordpress.com/2017/07/24/visionary-play-ipad-gone-analog/ Kids often need something to help pass the time during summer road trips, or while waiting at a doctor’s office or restaurant. These days, many children like to play with smartphones or tablets to help pass the time, but the American...Read more
20/20 Is Not Enough: The New World of Vision
Although we are commonly tested for sight, which we are born with, our vision, which involves the interplay between...Read more
Thank you to COVD for writing this piece. COVD Link: https://covdblog.wordpress.com/2017/07/20/fun-vision-spotlight-making-patching-personal/ We all have those patients that stand out because we really learned from them. Maybe we learned a clinical pearl or we saw a retinal condition for the first time or sometimes it is as simple as learning how to talk to a patient with...Read more
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