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Mar 10

Troubles with eye tracking can complicate many everyday functions Advanced vision Therapy Center Boise Idaho

 

Eye tracking, also referred to as visual tracking, is the ability of one's eyes to “track” from left to right in an efficient manner, and “follow” the movement of objects. Eye movements should be smooth and consistent, with the ability to be completed quickly. 

 


Feb 28

Improve your child's school performance at Advanced Vision Therapy Center Boise Idaho

 

As children with undetected vision problems continue year after year, frustration with academic activities can be observed in behavior. 


Feb 14

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.

 


Jan 30

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!

 


Jan 20

Get your binocular vision tested at Advanced Vision Therapy Center Boise Idaho

In this blog we are going to discuss Binocular Vision Assessments, how they differ from annual comprehensive eye exams and what type of doctor performs Binocular Vision Assessments. Binocular Vision Assessments diagnose and establish a treatment plan for Binocular Vision Dysfunction (also referred to as Binocular Vision Disorders); while annual comprehensive eye exams diagnose and establish a treatment plan for myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism, presbyopia, and ocular disease.


Nov 29

Improve you game at Advanced Vision Therapy Center Boise Idaho

Hockey is a fast paced, dynamic sport that requires a myriad of skill sets. Players aspiring to move up to the next level train year-round, both on and off the ice. Highly competitive players, and those on the brink of moving up, are using sports visual training to give them an edge against the competition.

 


Nov 23

Double vision doesn't have to part of your daily life.

When people see “Two for One” deals they are generally pretty excited or if you remember the 90's tv commercial for Double Mint Gum, “double your please, double your fun..” you remember the rest! However, double is not always better regardless of that catchy jingle. Diplopia, or double vision, can present in different ways, have varying etiologies, and can be associated with systemic manifestations that can be life-threatening. Double vision can occur with both eyes open but in some cases can occur with only one eye open, this is called polyplopia. Double vision can be intermittent, constant, distinct, or appear more like blurred vision. To be


Nov 18

Our Neuro-optometrist at Artisan Optics Boise Idaho creates proper treatment plans for hypertropia

Many people are familiar or know someone who has an eye-turn. Most commonly people are familiar with seeing a person with an inward eye-turn (esotropia) or an outward eye-turn (exotropia) (see our blogs on esotropia and exotropia). Most people may not realize that there can also be upward eye-turns (hypertropia) and downward eye-turns (hypotropias). Generally with a vertical misalignment the term hypotropia is not utilized


Nov 15

Poor visual working memory has been linked to common childhood disorders.

 

Visual working memory (VWM) is a broader term used to describe two very different functions – visual short-term memory and visual working memory. Visual short-term memory describes the storage aspect of memory; while visual working memory is used to describe both the storage and the manipulation of information held in memory. Poor visual working memory performance has been linked to several common childhood disorders; including ADHD, autism, developmental coordination disorder, and others.

 


Sep 29

Play your best with help from Advanced Vision Therapy Center in Boise Idaho

 

Tennis players, like most athletes, are constantly looking for new ways to enhance sports performance and gain a competitive edge. For decades tennis players have employed the help of coaches and trainers to improve footwork, speed, strength, strategies and technique. Today, however, increasing numbers of athletes are including sports vision training as part of their overall training program to maximize performance and take their game to the next level. 

 

 


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