Problems with how the eyes and brain work together are common in up to 90% of post-concussion or other cases of head injury. These conditions are often missed on eye health testing and often mimic other conditions such as vestibular problems. Vision is critical for other forms of rehabilitation such as vestibular therapy, cognitive therapy, and occupational therapy. This symptoms checklist and simple self test is to help you determine if your vision is holding you back in your recovery.
- Difficulty in busy visual environments
- Difficulty with motion
- See the world moving
- Feel unstable
- Balance problems
- Depth perception problems
- Dizziness or nausea
- Difficulty with computers
- Difficulty with reading or reading comprehension
- Fatigue after work
- Difficulty with driving (fatigue etc)
If this visual stimulus causes you symptoms, it means that your vision is preventing proper recovery. The test is just high contrast pattern glare, and demonstrates that visual input will cause your symptoms. Take the self-identifying pattern glare test here.
If you’ve answered yes to any of the above, or the pattern glare causes you symptoms, book an appointment today. Don’t let your vision hold you back.