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Convergence Insufficiency and ADHD

  People are more familiar with ADHD than convergence insufficiency. Despite the fact that learning-related vision problems are not learning disabilities, they may be comorbid, meaning that they sometimes occur at the same time.   What is Convergence Insufficiency? Convergence insufficiency is a condition in which the eyes have difficulty working together to focus on […]

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What is Light Sensitivity?

  A condition called light sensitivity, scientifically known as photophobia, may result in intolerance to light, squinting, or eye discomfort. Bright lights can cause problems for those with light sensitivity, whether they are outside or indoors. High levels of light indoors or bright sunlight can cause pain and headaches in some patients. They may also […]

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Hard to fit contact lenses

It is possible that some patients may not be good candidates for conventional contact lenses if they have unusually-shaped corneas. However, the great thing about this is there are so many different options available for hard to fit types of patients. If you have an irregularly shaped cornea, your regular glasses or even a standard […]

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Scientific Studies on Lazy Eye

Lazy eyes have been the subject of a great deal of research. Eye care providers now know what age group is most effective to treat, what kind of change they can expect, and what time frame. In addition, it has been established which treatment method to use, whether it's a patch that covers the dominant […]

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Misdiagnosed lazy eye

The human visual system is complex, which can make it difficult to make an accurate diagnosis, which is why you need to see an optometrist with extensive training and experience with lazy eye. Children who display symptoms of a lazy eye should have an eye exam performed by a developmental optometrist.   What is a […]

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What are Cataracts?

  A cataract is one of the most common eye conditions that usually develops with age. When we're young, we have a clear and transparent lens inside our eye, and light can pass through the lens and land at the back part of our eye and allow us to see clearly. As we get older, […]

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Is Your Vision Blurry When You Use Your Computer or Phone?

  Asthenopia is characterized by blurry vision and eye strain. People who spend a lot of time looking at screens often experience this problem. Fatigue is a common complaint of people who are using their phones or computer screens for an extended period of time. Since it's common, it's important to understand it so if […]

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Flashes and floaters

  A floater is a tiny black spot, squiggly line, thread, or cobweb that you may notice in your vision. Floaters typically appear with age, or if you have a high minus prescription, this may cause you to see them sooner. Flashes in your vision are bright spots or small pinpoints of light in your […]

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LASIK & Refractive Surgery Co-Management

Refractive surgery is typically performed by a different eye doctor than the one who performs pre and postoperative care. Refractive surgery is performed by an ophthalmologist and the eye doctor who conducts the pre- and postoperative care is an optometrist.   What does preoperative care for LASIK consist of? A comprehensive eye examination is one […]

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Vision Among Us

Our bodies are capable of adapting to changes in the eyes. According to Dr. Wernick FCOVD, the human body is really resilient and the behavior of someone could change without them even knowing it in response to an eye problem. A person might have a dominant eye and the other one has a problem, whether […]

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Eye Exams

It is important to get regular eye exams because we only have two eyes and we want to make sure they are healthy and well taken care of. Dr. Pinkhasov believes that your eyesight is your most important sense. Thus, you should ensure that you are prepared to properly take care of them and that […]

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Double vision

Known medically as diplopia, double vision occurs when one image is perceived as two distinct images at the same time. It may appear horizontally, or it may appear up and down, or even diagonally.   What types of diplopia exist? There are two types of diplopia: monocular and binocular. Binocular diplopia Binocular diplopia refers to […]

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  • Dr. Kavner recommended two types of eye therapy for my daughter. One of them using bio-feedback. In just three sessions she is seeing considerably better. She shouted this morning: Ooh my God! I could not see these letters with my glasses on, and now I can see them without my glasses. If you are willing and able to invest in improving your vision, this is a good place to go to!


    Kinkie F.

  • Dr. Kavner recommended two types of eye therapy for my daughter. One of them using bio-feedback. In just three sessions she is seeing considerably better. She shouted this morning: Ooh my God! I could not see these letters with my glasses on, and now I can see them without my glasses. If you are willing and able to invest in improving your vision, this is a good place to go to!


    Peter G.

  • Dr. Kavner recommended two types of eye therapy for my daughter. One of them using bio-feedback. In just three sessions she is seeing considerably better. She shouted this morning: Ooh my God! I could not see these letters with my glasses on, and now I can see them without my glasses. If you are willing and able to invest in improving your vision, this is a good place to go to!


    Kinkie F.

  • I have always found Dr Kavner's work, expertise and wisdom of the highest caliber. As one of the fathers of OT, occupational othomology, his depth and breadth of knowledge about the eyes' health and wellbeing of the patient is exemplary. Cannot say enough good things about him.


    Allen B.

  • As a long time patient and grateful recipient of Dr Kavner's care for my whole family I can wholeheartedly tell others his care is exemplary. His knowledge base is thrilling, and how ability to synthesize his wisdom into useful, accessible information is comforting, to say the least. I cannot say enough about this kind, gentle man and his legendary skills - he was one of the fathers of Occupational Optometry.

     


    Alicia C.

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What is an OCT?

OCT stands for optical coherence tomography. It is a non-invasive imaging test. It is an advanced eye imaging technology that uses lightwaves to create a detailed image of the back part of the eye. An eye doctor can see all of the distinct layers of a patient's eye at any given time with an OCT. […]

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Worth Four Dot

A test called the worth four dot is commonly used during a functional vision exam. The purpose of this test is to determine whether both eyes are looking and are active when they are looking at an object in space. A person can sometimes experience double vision or the brain can shut off one eye's […]

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Astigmatism

  Astigmatism occurs in about one out of every three people in the United States. It is one of the most common conditions seen in eye doctors' offices. Dr. Wernick describes it as if you were to take a perfect tennis ball, and imagine that your eye was this tennis ball and you scrunched it […]

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