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How Can a Neuro-Optometrist Help You Recover From a Head Injury, Concussion, & More

How can Neuro-Optometrist help. I'm Dr. Moshe Roth, I'm a developmental optometrist centered neuro optometrist. It can be very discouraging to hear from other health profess professionals, such as neurologist or concussion specialist. That there's nothing more that can be done for a lingering TBI problem. Many professionals just say it, say take time off or sit in the dark and group.

The good news is that a neuro optometrist can help people who've suffered a TBI in ways that few other providers can't help. Neuro optometry deals with the visual system and how it impacts daily function. The eyes are the most direct way to get information to the brain. The brain sends signals to the eyes where they should move or point to it also sends information to the other muscles so that they're able to coordinate when we work on the brain, through the visual system, so that the two communicate more effectively symptoms like dizziness, headaches, nausea are significantly improved.

We can help patients regain abilities by retrain the eye to brain communication. Neuro optometric rehabilitation is like putting the tools back into the toolbox. Once that's done, the individual can return to doing things that they want to be able to do. That can be life change. Children can then return to being able to play with their friends on the soccer fields or the base or basketball or adults can then return to being the person that they once were. And they could be more productive at work. They can then return to being able to exercise and socialize returning to these activities in boost self-esteem and feelings of self-worth.

We understand the challenges that accompany a traumatic brain injury and how it can help affect self-esteem call us to schedule in neuro optometric rehabilitation evaluation so we can help you solve the visual problems that you have after you've suffered a brain injury or an acquired brain injury.