Check out the honors and awards the doctors at Heartland recently received!
Current imaging techniques such as MRI and CT scans cannot detect brain damage as a result of a concussion. New technology may be on the way to change this!
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When a person can’t control an eye people often refer to it as a “lazy eye”. However, the brain is responsible for making the eyes align. An eye turn is a problem far beyond just eyes and eye muscles, it’s a problem in the brain.
When a person has an eye that doesn’t see well or turns in or out people often refer to it as a “lazy eye”. However, in these situations the eye is typically perfectly healthy. So is it a “lazy eye” or is it a “lazy brain” that is poorly controlling the eye?
Vision is processed in every part of the brain. So all it takes is one hit for a person to suffer mild or even significant visual deficiencies.
Active Play as a child is essential for developing visual perceptual skills. Visual perceptual skills are the building blocks for learning. These skills begin development in infants who are interacting with their world.
Are these the same thing? Understanding right vs. left is a crucial fundamental skill to understanding the differences in letters, words, and numbers.
Everyone has heard of 20/20, but this is only 1 small part of what vision actually does! Vision is used to interpret the world around us to make decisions and actions.