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Friday, September 22, 2017

At Advanced Vision Therapy Center in Boise Idaho, we can help with your recovery post TBI.

 

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a term used within the medical community to describe an injury to the brain which is not hereditary, congenital or degenerative. Traumatic Brain Injury can be result from a blow to the head, whiplash, seizure disorders, tumors, stroke, toxic exposure, or infectious diseases to name a few. The incidence of prevalence of brain injury outnumbers breast cancer, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and HIV/AIDs combined.

 

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Posted by avtadmin at 9/22/2017 4:48:00 PM
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Vision is an important part of learning at Advanced Vision Therapy Center in Boise Idaho

 

Everyday in our schools students are presented with information that they are required to look at, interpret, and process that information. For years it was believed that the eyes had nothing to do with learning. That is definitely not the case. Did you know it is estimated that 80% of what we learn is through visual information?

 

 

Posted by Ryan Johnson at 7/20/2017 10:28:00 PM
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Increase your brain efficiency with IM at Advanced vision Therapy Center Boise Idaho

 

The human brain measures time continuously, and has developed three general classes of timing systems: circadian, interval, and millisecond timing. Neuroscientists believe that we have distinct neural systems for processing these different types of time. Poor timing or synchronization between the three major brain networks has been implicated in several conditions.

 

Posted by avtadmin at 2/14/2017 6:18:00 PM
Monday, January 30, 2017

Winter safety is important to us at Advanced Vision Therapy Center Boise Idaho

 

Well folks, Idaho has officially been taken over by “Snowpocalypse.” While this record amount of snow poses a lot of challenges (school cancellations, treacherous driving, shoveling, flooding, etc.) it can also be an exciting time for outdoor enthusiasts! Anytime there is precipitation coming down in town winter sports enthusiasts can be spotted with enormous grins. What does that grin mean? Powder day, the best day of the year!

 

Posted by avtadmin at 1/30/2017 6:57:00 PM
Friday, September 16, 2016

Get your ocular posture assessed with a doctor residency trained in pediatrics or binocular vision at Advanced Vision Therapy Center in Boise Idaho

 

Eye-turns are interesting phenomenon that can occur at any stage of life and can go in different directions. Regardless of the deviation type it is important to have an assessment with a residency trained eye-care provider to determine the type and cause of eye-turn.  

 

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Posted by Ryan Johnson at 9/16/2016 5:55:00 PM
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Get you vision checked after a brain injury at Advanced Vision Therapy Center in Boise Idaho

 

Oculomotor Dysfunction is a relatively common vision problem, occurring in both children and adults. Oculomotor Dysfunction is a visual condition sometimes referred to as 'tracking difficulties' or 'eye movement disorder'. Oculomotor dysfunction commonly results from an acquired brain injury and can have profound impacts on a person's quality of life.

 

 

Posted by avtadmin at 8/16/2016 8:00:00 PM
Thursday, July 21, 2016

We can prescribe glasses to assist with eye turns at Artisan Optics Boise Idaho

 

Strabismus, or eye-turns are an interesting phenomenon that can occur at any stage of life. Just as interesting, either eye can turn and it can turn in any direction; up, down, in or out. In today's blog we are going to discuss esotropia; an inward eye turn. This a condition with many varieties that responds to a number of treatments.

 

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Posted by Ryan Johnson at 7/21/2016 4:47:00 PM
Tuesday, June 14, 2016

We do vision rehabilitation at Advanced Vision Therapy Center Boise Idaho

 

Eye doctors are trained to diagnose and treat eye and vision conditions. As with any profession, certain eye doctors sub-specialize in an area of eye care. Within the areas of vision therapy and Neuro-Optometric Vision Rehabilitation, there exist optometrists who have received advanced, post-graduate residency training in the areas of vision therapy and neuro-optometry. Despite the availability of these specialists, individuals outside of eyecare perform 'eye exercises'. So what are eye exercises and should you perform them?

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Posted by Ryan Johnson at 6/14/2016 9:22:00 PM
Monday, May 23, 2016

Speed up the visual recovery process at Advanced Vision Therapy Center Boise Idaho

 

According for the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) greater than 795,000 Americans have a stroke each year. To make that number more real, there is a stroke-related death every 4 minutes in the United States. Think the number of strokes is big? 8 million people suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Individuals who suffer from an acquired brain injury (which includes TBI and stroke) generally have a team of rehabilitation specialists ranging from physical therapists, speech therapists, and occupational therapists. A member of the rehabilitation team th

Posted by avtadmin at 5/23/2016 5:19:00 PM
Friday, April 29, 2016

Dr. Ryan Johnson provides neuro optometric vision rehabilitation at Advanced Vision Therapy Center Boise Idaho

 

In Part 1 of this blog series we discussed vision therapy – a great treatment option for children and adults who have struggled through a life of eye tracking, teaming, focusing or visual perceptual, processing and working memory deficits. In Part 2 of this blog series we are going to discuss Neuro-Optometric Vision Rehabilitation – a treatment that often serves as the foundation for someone's entire rehabilitative process after an acquired brain injury.

 

Posted by avtadmin at 4/29/2016 5:49:00 PM
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