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  • Children’s Eye Examinations

    Important for Vision Development and Academic Success A child’s eyes go through many changes during the early years of their lives. During this time, eye health examinations by an eye care professional are critical to ensuring proper development of the visual system.  Throughout childhood, regular visits to the pediatrician are vital to maintaining good health, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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