When an individual suffers a brain injury, the following problems can occur:
- Blurred vision
- Double vision
- Sensitivity to light
- Difficulty reading (words appear to move and it is hard to focus)
- Difficulty with comprehension
- Difficulty with attention and concentration
- Difficulty with memory
- Loss of some portion of the visual field
These problems are often overlooked during the first part of treatment of the injury. Delay in treating these problems can delay an individual's recovery.
Vision is the most important way we bring in information into the brain and then process that information. Injury to the brain can disrupt the visual process and then interferes with how information is taken in and processed. These problems can include:
Vision Rehabilitation is extremely important in helping someone recover from a brain injury.
Contact Dr. Moshe Roth for a consultation and to set an appointment for a comprehensive examination.