Sports vision, concussion care should go hand in hand

Charles Shidlofsky, OD, FCOVD I recently worked with two professional hockey players on a team for which I provide sports vision care. One of the players is still struggling...
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Concussions, Optometry

ADHD, Dyslexia May Affect Evaluation of Concussion

Young people with certain learning disorders, such as attention-deficit disorder/attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) and dyslexia, can perform worse on commonly used concussion tests, a new study shows. “Our results suggest...
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Concussions, Neurological Function

Headballs can affect eye function

Headers are an integral part of football. Safety concerns have changed the rules among minors in many countries, including the United States. © Mikkel Bigandt - Fotolia.com A study...
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Concussions

Concussion Care: Searching for Better Science

View as PDF MULTIFACETED APPROACH. Adding vestibular therapy to visual therapy-shown here with (left) a Brock string and (right) a Marsden ball-can boost recovery The number of diagnosed concussions...
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Concussions

Heading in soccer may adversely affect eye function

The results add to existing knowledge of brain injuries associated with sports, especially those with frequent potential trauma to the head, researchers say. Feb. 13 (UPI) — “Heading” the...
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Concussions, Youth Athletes

Heading in soccer may adversely affect eye function

Feb. 13 (UPI) — “Heading” the ball is a fundamental part of soccer, but concerns over safety have changed the way the game is played at the youth level...
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Concussions, Neurological Function

Subconcussive Head Impacts May Affect Neuro-Ophthalmologic Function

THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 — Repetitive subconcussive head impacts may cause short-term impairment of neuro-ophthalmologic function, according to a study published online Feb. 13 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Madeleine K....
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Concussions, Neurological Function

Subconcussive Head Impacts May Affect Neuro-Ophthalmologic Function

THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Repetitive subconcussive head impacts may cause short-term impairment of neuro-ophthalmologic function, according to a study published online Feb. 13 in JAMA Ophthalmology....
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Concussions, Neurological Function