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Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion

female difficulty seeingAfter any Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI’s) that include Concussions from Accidents or Sports, vision disorders are common. These visual disturbances may also arise from those who have experienced injury from motor vehicle accidents, falls, strokes, multiple sclerosis and brain tumors. These symptoms may appear days to months after the trauma or fall.

Symptoms often include:

  • Sensitivity to light and glare
  • Blurred vision
  • Double vision
  • Difficulty with reading (such as words moving on the page)
  • Tired eyes
  • Imbalance and or dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Loss of your peripheral vision
  • Difficulty with eye movements
  • Difficulty in crowds and disorientation in visually stimulating environments

Patients often try to tolerate these debilitating symptoms, however there are treatment options available. Vision therapy and rehabilitation, prismatic glasses, and special tinting of glasses are all effective treatments.

Our office is equipped with State-of-the-Art Vision Therapy Equipment and Facilities to help rehabilitate patients suffering from post-concussion vision syndrome. Please make an appointment for a personalized assessment with our knowledgeable Doctors of Optometry.

For more information on the relationship between concussions, Traumatic Brain Injury, Post Concussion and vision disorders you can click on the following links:

http://www.covd.org/?page=BrainInjury

https://nora.cc/for-patients-mainmenu-34/vision-a-brain-injury-mainmenu-64.html