Q. Why do you call yourselves behavioural optometrists? A. Vision problems can cause eyestrain and headaches when reading, which affects concentration and comprehension and often causes a child to... More
Now and then I hear someone (myself included) proclaim “my brain is on overload.” This is not surprising given the myriad complex tasks the brain performs, among them enabling you to learn, plan,... More
 It has been very therapeutic to write it down for the first time so honestly. Just a warning: it’s quite long, but I hope this helps someone out there in some way! I was born in the outback of... More
 If you’ve never experienced vision therapy, then chances are slim that you’ve heard of syntonics. Syntonics, which is a form of light therapy, serves as the starting point for nearly all... More
by Steve Gallop, O.D.  (Published 1999; Journal of Behavioral Optometry, Vol. 10, #4) Introduction I well remember the inscription on Dr. Robert Kraskin’s retinoscope-holster/belt; PLUS FOR... More
Reading and attention struggles frequently become more noticed after the third grade when students begin to rely more heavily upon written materials to supplement their learning. As students progress... More
Understanding ocular torticollis in children   E-mail: Abstract Ocular abnormal head posture or torticollis is a frequent sign in pediatric pathology. The incidence... More
Susan R Barry Ph.D. Eyes on the Brain Seeing while moving; what eye exams don’t reveal. Posted Jun 07, 2012 You are driving down the middle lane of a highway, perhaps late at night. The... More
Posted by Greg Mischio on November 26, 2013 Reading, writing and arithmetic.  They’re the foundation of our educational system, and the basis for what your child needs to succeed in school... More
Dr. C is a medical doctor who suffered from strabismus (eye turn) and nystagmus (an eye disorder where the eyes move back and forth rapidly out of control).  When he was in medical school he had... More