Category: Visions and Skills

 

Just the other day a family from Nanaimo, concerned about their child, was asking about how common vision conditions are in children with learning disabilities.  A recent paper by doctors Quaid and Simpson cites that up to 80% of struggling readers are lacking one or more visual skills that are essential for reading (Read the […]

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Susan tried vestibular rehabilitation to address vertigo with little progress. Vision therapy provided insight. I was diagnosed with disequilibrium and vestibular/ vision mismatch last fall. It was so debilitating that I was unable to work. I was almost constantly dizzy, nauseated, and anxious. I was unable to concentrate and had frequent headaches whenever I tried […]

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Scott was told amblyopia (lazy eye) would deteriorate his vision. Vision therapy changed his viewpoint. It has been a couple of months since my last vision therapy appointment (and graduation!) and I wanted to thank you once again for the encouragement and inspiring atmosphere at your centre. Dr. McCrodan, you and your staff extended every […]

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Robyn’s concussion left her disoriented and exhausted. Vision therapy helped her escape a state of limbo. In February 2015 I suffered a serious concussion that left me disoriented, nauseous, dizzy and exhausted. I was unable to work at my job as an editor. I went from working 12-hour days to lying on the couch with […]

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Alexandra suffered severe headaches that halted her work performance and ability to care for her children. Two years ago I became unwell.  It started as dizziness and progressed very rapidly to a host of symptoms including nausea, crippling headaches, disorientation, stuttering, vertigo, and complete exhaustion.  I spent a fair amount of time in doctors’ offices, […]

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Tait was suffering from a dizzying mix of visual conditions.  Neurovisual optometry solved the problem. When I met Dr. McCrodan, I was on a lonely mission. I had a unique mystery to solve; one that appeared no one could help me solve or even help me towards making significant improvements. That all changed when I […]

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A graduate student started suffering from eye strain. Traditional glasses weren’t helping. I started suffering from eye strain in my early 20s during my first full-time desk job. Then, when I decided to add to the number of hours spent using a computer by becoming a part-time graduate student, I noticed a tugging sensation in […]

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A routine eye check-up revealed that Al suffered from Convergence Insufficiency. I was having my regular biannual eye checkup and the optometrist said he had to “tighten” up my prescription on my right eye.  But my eye would not respond and my vision would not improve. Further tests indicated that I had Convergence Insufficiency. I […]

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