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  • Vision Therapy is Not Just For Kids

    By Dave Skipper The other day, I saw a patient who has symptoms of double vision and difficulty with hand-eye coordination. He also complains of a loss of place while reading and loss of concentration during task performance. He misreads words. These are common complaints I see from younger children. However, this patient is a […]

    Continue Reading April 4, 2019

  • What is Vision Therapy?

    What is Vision Therapy? By David Skipper, Vision Therapist Vision Therapy is defined by the American Optometric Association as a sequence of neurosensory and neuromuscular activities individually prescribed and monitored by the doctor to develop, rehabilitate and enhance visual skills and processing. Convergence Insufficiency (CI) is a diagnosis commonly seen among individuals that have visual complaints. […]

    Continue Reading February 5, 2019

  • Occupational Therapy at the Eye Doctor?

    Rachel Partner, OTD, OTR/L, CLVT Individuals with low vision conditions such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, or diabetic retinopathy don’t expect to interact with an occupational therapist at the optometrist’s office, whether they come in for an annual appointment or a low vision consultation. But this isn’t the case at Restore Eye Care & Eye Gym! […]

    Continue Reading September 10, 2018

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    News From The Billing Front Lines

    By Dawn Deppe, Office Manager and Billing Expert How To Use Your Vision and Health Insurance Plans at Restore Eye Care Did you know that there is a difference between a vision benefit plan and a health insurance plan? There is, and it’s worth taking a few minutes to familiarize yourself with the difference. Vision […]

    Continue Reading August 10, 2018

  • Safely Enjoy the Summer Sun

    By Tracy Carpenter Sepich, O.D., M.S. Safely Enjoy the Summer Sun Summer is finally here and all the outdoor activities that come with it. We all want to enjoy the sun, but what are some of the steps we need to take to keep our eyes healthy and our vision sharp? Just like sunscreen protects […]

    Continue Reading June 11, 2018

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    Developmental Milestones and Academic Success

    Christine Zlupko, O.D. With vision being the dominant sensory modality, it is no wonder that development of visual information processing relates to a child’s academic performance. As a child develops, he passes through periods where the sensory system integrates with the motor system and from there; perceptual development and cognitive function improve. As a child […]

    Continue Reading February 7, 2018

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    Nutrition and Macular Health

    Christine A. Zlupko, O.D. “Dietary changes may be the most practical and cost-effective prevention method to combat progression of age-related macular degeneration.” Allen Taylor, PhD, Director of the Laboratory for Vision Research, USDA There have been several studies focusing on preventing the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This disease can be devastating since it […]

    Continue Reading October 10, 2016

  • Our Name Says It All

    To reflect the expanding scope of our eye care services, Sepich Eye Care, P.C. is now RESTORE EYE CARE, P.C. restorative: having the ability to make a person feel strong or healthy again Why did we change our name? Firstly, Dr. Zlupko became a new partner in our practice, and we wanted a name that would […]

    Continue Reading August 31, 2016