Testimonials

  • Even with ‘perfect vision’ he was losing interest in learning. Vision therapy turned it around, and even helped his baseball - At 6 years old my son was falling behind in school. He was showing a decreased interest in learning. We started him with a great tutor and things were moving along nicely. We took the summer off between grade 1 and 2. When he started back with the tutor in grade 2 she was worried Read More
  • Vision therapy improves vertigo recovery - 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 Read More
  • Vision therapy helps overcome amblyopia - 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 Read More
  • Vision therapy helps a young boy overcome a concussion - In grade 6, Sandra’s son suffered a serious concussion. Vision therapy helped him regain balance. My son (grade 6 student) commenced treatment with Dr McCrodan after suffering a serious concussion accident.  He also had been diagnosed with dyslexia and the combination of the concussion accident had left him with no balance, memory loss and a Read More
  • Vision therapy corrects concussion eye problems - 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 Read More
  • Vision therapy and Ergoptics combat concussion balance problems - At 35, Caralee suffered a concussion that threw her life and career into a spiral. Vision therapy brought life back into focus. I had never had a concussion before ­ I felt confused, foggy headed, forgetful, incredibly tired, couldn’t concentrate on the simplest tasks, had headaches every day, and basically stayed in bed most of Read More
  • Vision therapy eases pressure from persistent migraines - 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, Read More
  • Vision therapy brings vision issues into focus - 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 Read More
  • Vision therapy and Ergoptics optimize eye-brain coordination - John was suffering from neck pain, headaches, facial numbness and reduced energy. He had no idea his eyes were to blame. When I started Vision Therapy, my symptoms were a sensation in my left eye of a nail going from the inner corner into my brain, neck pain,  facial numbness, eye fatigue,  reduced energy and Read More
  • Ergoptics reduce eye strain from screen time - 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 Read More
  • Vision therapy instills confidence in student with ADHD - Behaviour optometrist aids in child’s vision development All through Brandon’s young years he was a very active, yet fearful child.  He would freeze up the moment something new or different would be presented, to name a few symptoms.  So much so we had him involved in the Early Intervention Program at Queen Alexandria.  He was Read More
  • Accountant sharpens his focus through vision therapy - 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 Read More
  • Vision therapy frees mom from debilitating double vision and migraines - Caroline had a rare neurologic condition with many symptoms. Her ophthalmologist suggested neurovisual training. I live with a rare neurologic condition with many symptoms that have no treatments.  In the last few years my vision started to deteriorate and I began to experience double vision everyday when my eyes would tire and frequent migraines.  It Read More
  • Vision therapy creates sports fanatic - Sean was a bright kid who developed language skills early. But he struggled with his gross motor skills. Sean had little interest in physical activities.  He would try everything once or twice but anything that required hand/eye coordination was difficult for him and he would quit most things pretty quickly. Despite this, Sean preserved through Read More
  • From IEP to Honor Roll through Vision Therapy - Matthew was assessed as needing an Independent Education Plan (IEP) due to his learning disability, but vision therapy helped him find focus. Matthew Olson was described by the school assessment team as in need of yearly IEP’s due to his learning disability in Grade 2. In Grade 3 he continued to struggle with reading. We Read More
  • Vision therapy strengthens reading - Mariah’s vision challenges were caught in a regular eye exam in 2011. Facing surgery, she met Dr. McCrodan. Mariah’s vision challenges were caught in a regular eye exam in 2011. She was sent to a specialist who would test Mariah’s eyes and determine if eye surgery would be a good option. Mariah patched her strong Read More
  • Vision therapy alleviates childhood behavioural issues - Since a very young age Jared has struggled with anxiety. Vision therapy unlocked his confidence. Since a very young age Jared has struggled with anxiety, behavioural issues and a lack of physical coordination. He comes across to others as very shy or rude as he would not speak to adults or other classmates and avoids Read More
  • Vision therapy helps dad see daughter’s potential - A dad shares his experience as his daughter undergoes vision therapy. My wife and I have two daughters. It would be an understatement to say that they are different and how amazing they both are in unique ways. Clearly, they are individuals, yet still good sisters. Our eldest daughter struggled with school, and with general Read More
  • Vision therapy helps siblings excel in school - Crispin and Fiona have both undergone vision therapy to improve their visual development. Crispin started vision therapy as a 13-year-old. Until that time, he struggled in school in virtually every subject, including math, reading, and writing. He spent countless hours with tutors and frustrated parents as he tried to learn everything thrown at him. Headaches Read More
  • Seeing benefits of vision therapy in school system - Although not widely known, schools are seeing the benefits vision therapy offers child vision development We first shared Chelsea’s story here. Her mom, Janice, continues her story… My daughter, Chelsea, struggled in school. Even in Grade 5, teachers said that “she was a tough nut to crack”.  She was described as an “emerging reader”.  I Read More
  • Vision therapy helps young student learn to thrive - Chelsea was frustrated and struggled with every subject until vision therapy helped bring her world into focus. I was looking through some of Chelsea’s school work from last year, and I started remembering what she was like a year ago. She was ANGRY. I would dread picking her up from school because I would have Read More
  • Vision therapy homework pays off - Year-long vision therapy program transforms Charlotte into a model student. Her mom, Alberta shares Charlotte’s story. I am writing to describe the changes that I see in Charlotte that have occurred since this time last year. Charlotte and I committed to therapy sessions and vision therapy homework and did not focus on school work since Read More
  • Optimizing reading levels through neurovisual training - Parents see ongoing improvement in reading abilities thanks to vision therapy. I previously wrote a testimonial about our vision therapy.  Our son Austin was part way through his therapy and I was amazed at the changes, now that he has graduated the changes have been even more amazing. I just want to say again how Read More
  • Improving classroom focus through vision therapy - In grade 1, it was suspected that Austin was suffering from ADD. His parents saw something else going on. Our son Austin has been seeing Dr. McCrodan since December of 2012. Austin is in grade one and was unable to read, form his letters properly, and was miserable at school. He would hide under his Read More