Vision Problems

Farsighted Children Struggle with Attention

​Vision problems often undetected, uncorrected in younger kids By: Misti Crane Published on October 09, 2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Farsighted preschoolers and kindergartners have a harder time paying attention and that could put them at risk of slipping behind in school, a new study suggests. An estimated 4 to 14 percent of preschoolers have moderate…

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Coping with Low Vision

What is low vision? Low vision is the term used to refer to a visual impairment that is not correctable through surgery, pharmaceuticals, glasses or contact lenses. It is often characterized by partial sight, such as blurred vision, blind spots or tunnel vision, but also includes legal blindness. Low vision can impact people of all…

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How are "Visual Skills" Related to Learning?

“VISUAL SKILLS” and their relation to learning Discovering that your child is struggling to learn, not because of a learning disability or lack of classroom skills, but instead from a problem with their “visual skills” can be confusing for parents. Even more confusing is when a school screening or an eye doctor’s exam indicates that…

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Amblyopia Research Supports Treatment Without Patching

New amblyopia research shows that treatment using both eyes is better than patching alone! For ages, the majority of amblyopia research and treatment has focused on two areas: the use of glasses to provide the clearest vision possible and the use of an eye patch to force the amblyopic (weaker) eye to see. Patching sometimes…

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Cursive handwriting improves word recognition

Don’t Stop learning Cursive Handwriting Evidence suggests there are strong links between handwriting and overall educational development of reading and writing.  It has been shown that children learn to read quicker, are better able to generate ideas, and retain information more efficiently when using cursive handwriting.  There is a unique neuro circuit created when writing.…

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NFL Arizona Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald uses Vision Therapy

“Parents don’t realize that you need over 17 visual skills to succeed in reading, learning, sports, and in life. Seeing ’20/20′ is just one of those visual skills,” says Fitzgerald. Nova Vision’s own Dr. Brenda Montecalvo grew up near Green Bay Wisconsin and is die hard Packer fan.  Regardless of her loyalties to her team,…

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Tis the Season for Dry Eyes

Contacts in the Winter Yes. ‘Tis the season…for dry eyes. When most people think winter, they think cold, wet air. But did you know that winter the air is usually drier than any other season? This can be hard on those that have dry eyes, but it’s even more difficult for those that have dry…

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Being Thankful for Your Eyesight

Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for all the privileges and blessings we have. It is a time to celebrate family and gather with our extended family members and friends.  Do we also remember to be thankful that we can see? We should give thanks daily, and not just once a year, for the…

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Low Vision and Driving

  Your eyesight can change as you get older. It might be harder to see people, things, and movement outside your direct line of sight. It may take you longer to read street or traffic signs or even recognize familiar places. At night you may have trouble seeing things clearly. Glare from oncoming headlights or…

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Vision is more than 20/20

Is reading a struggle for your child? Does homework take HOURS to do? Has your child been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD? Do you or your child have Lazy Eye or an Eye Turn? Is there any HELP for these problems? (937) 320-0300                YES! And you have come to the right…

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