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

King-Devick Wins DPHARM Idol Disrupt 2020!

The Conference Forum is pleased to announce that King-Devick is the winner of DPHARM Idol Disrupt at the 10th annual DPHARM: Disruptive Innovations to Advance Clinical Trials 2020 event....
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Neurological Function, 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

The King-Devick Color Contrast Sensitivity Chart in AMD

View as PDF Take-Home Message The visual acuity of 85 patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) was evaluated in a single study visit and compared with healthy controls. The...
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Neurological Function

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