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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. 

 

 


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.  

 


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