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Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation/Traumatic Brain Injury

It is quite common for patients who suffer a stroke, concussion or head injury to experience neurological problems of a visual nature.   Because vision is the most important source of sensory information, any insult to the brain can disrupt the visual process, and interfere with the flow and processing of information.  Such symptoms as blurred vision, light sensitivity, reading difficulties, double vision, headaches, tracking difficulties and visual field deficits can result.  Impairments may be mild or severe, but many are amenable to treatment through neuro-optometric rehabilitation.  The treatment plan often includes special lenses, prisms, occlusion and vision therapy.  It is individually designed to improve specific acquired vision dysfunctions in order to maximize a patient’s cognitive and motor recovery.  To learn more about Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation, visit:  www.nora.org