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What Is Post-Trauma Vision Syndrome?

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Living through a traumatic event can dramatically impact various aspects of your life, but one overlooked consequence is the effect on your vision. Post-Trauma Vision Syndrome (PTVS) is a condition that can significantly impact your daily activities and overall recovery process.  PTVS is a complex visual condition that arises following a traumatic incident, such as […]

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Extended Bio for Dr. Shaina Nensi, OD, FCOVD

Dr. Shaina Nensi, a passionate optometrist, prioritizes patient care, advocacy, and community service. She has extensive experience in family eye care, vision therapy, pediatrics, neuro-rehabilitation, and eye care for special needs populations. Dr. Nensi currently serves as vice president of the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) and is the owner of Avenue Optometry & Vision […]

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Do I Need a Different Prescription for Computer Glasses?

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In an era where screens are an indispensable part of our daily routines, the question of tailored eyewear for digital usage has never been more pertinent. Professionals and students worldwide seek relief from the digital eye strain more often than ever.  Your prescription for computer glasses depends on your individual eye care needs and how […]

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What Are Visual Perceptual Skills?

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Visual perceptual skills are the processes your brain and eyes use to interpret and understand what you see. Even with 20/20 vision, a person can experience vision issues because of challenges related to their visual skills. The connection between your brain and your vision is essential for seeing comfortably and clearly. Different conditions can disrupt […]

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Is Vision Therapy Permanent?

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Your vision is much more complicated than you may think it is. It’s one of your most important senses and helps you explore and understand your world in 3D.  Some people’s vision may not develop or function properly, impacting academic performance, sports, work productivity, and social interactions. Vision problems can particularly affect children because they […]

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What Is Sports Vision?

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Vision is one of our most essential senses. But it’s more than just 20/20 eyesight. It’s about taking in visual information, gaining understanding, and connecting with our surroundings. And when it comes to sports, having excellent vision is crucial for peak performance.  Sports vision refers to the visual capabilities needed for optimal performance in sports. […]

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