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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. 

 

 


Sep 16

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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Aug 16

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.

 

 


Jul 21

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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Jul 12

Get your child tested for Oculomotor Dysfunction at Advanced Vision Therapy Center in Boise Idaho

 

Oculomotor Dysfunction occurs when there is the absence or defect of controlled, voluntary, and purposeful eye movement. As you might imagine, accurate and well established oculomotor skills are critical when reading, writing, copying information, working on art projects, finding an object in a background, playing sports and many other activities we perform in our highly visual world.

 

 


Jul 06

Visual Perception is more than just looking an eye chart at Advanced Vision Therapy Center Boise Idaho

 

Visual perception refers to the way in which the brain interprets and processes visual information. Visual perception is not tested using an eye chart - the ability to read the 20/20 row does not mean a person is free of visual perception deficits. Visual perceptual deficits can affect academic performance in areas such as reading and math as well as sports performance and other day to day activities.  

 


Jun 28

Improve your golf game at Advanced Vision Therapy Center Boise Idaho

 

Golf, as with other sports, is a game that requires specific skill sets. Some golfing skills can be attributed to a natural ability; while others can be taught, practiced and honed to perfection in an effort to shave a few strokes off the game. But what if, after all of the effort and hard work, the scorecard doesn't show the expected results?

 


Jun 21

At Advanced Vision Therapy Center , we diagnose Convergence Insufficiency, a commonly undiagnosed  childhood vision problem

 

Every day in our practice we diagnose and treat patients (both children and adults) with convergence insufficiency and other forms of binocular vision dysfunction. The results and success rate are astounding. Yes we improve several aspects of people's vision, including: eye teaming, eye tracking, eye focusing, visual perception, visual processing speed and working memory. But more importantly we improve their ability to perform real world tasks. This blog talks about one aspect of this improvement, the correlation between vision and Stroo


Jun 14

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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