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Doctors of Optometry – Eating for Your Eyes

Doctors of Optometry – Eating for Your Eyes

September 13, 2021

On this episode, Dr. Bateman discusses the importance of diet and eye health with Amber Pankonin, RD, a registered dietitian and personal chef.

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Doctors of Optometry – A Gateway for Health Care

Doctors of Optometry – A Gateway for Health Care

August 24, 2021

A discussion about trends in eyecare and vision care today that are important to consumers, patients and families.

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Visual Development in Infancy

Visual Development in Infancy

August 5, 2021

Big thanks to Dr. Ben Winters for sharing this video about visual development in infants.

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Post-Concussion Light Sensitivity

April 9, 2021

The AOA has produced a nice clinical summary of the reason behind photophobia (light sensitivity) post concussion.

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March 28, 2021

On behalf of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association we would like to raise awareness for brain injuries.

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131 Vision Friendly, Age-appropriate Toys

December 19, 2020

Dr. Kelly Knueppel has been gracious enough to share with us a plethora of great ideas for gifts this holiday season.  Please follow the link below where the American Optometric Association has featured her list of games you can use to build you/your child’s visual ability while having fun at the same time. View here…

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Congratulations to the Docs at Heartland!

October 10, 2019

Nebraska Optometric Association Honors Heartland Eye Consultants Doctors for Serving Our Profession At the recent Nebraska Optometric Association Fall Convention in Kearney, Dr. Will Ferguson, Dr. Holly Ternus, and Dr. Marie Bolin were all recognized for their service to the profession. Dr. Will Ferguson was presented the Dr. Charles Seeger “Young OD of the Year”…

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A Potential Breakthrough in Concussion Diagnosis

June 21, 2019

Not all mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBIs) are concussions, but all concussions are mTBIs.  This statement is made with confidence.  The ability to diagnose a concussion can leave practitioners with less confidence.  This is because current technology doesn’t allow doctors to see the micro-damage (stretching and sheering) of brain tissue involved.  Often things such as…

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Video Information/Testimonials From Around the World

April 25, 2019

Click on the link below to watch various people, from various practices, from all different places benefitting from vision therapy services! Vision Therapy Videos Vision Therapy and Visual Rehabilitation — as practiced by optometrists — is an effective non-surgical treatment for vision problems related to many conditions, such as vision-related learning disabilities, ADHD, dyslexia, amblyopia…

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Joint Call to Action For Patients and Providers!!

March 4, 2019

The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) and the Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation AssociationTM (NORA) have issued a joint statement to increase the awareness of the prevalence of visual dysfunctions noted after suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI).  You can find a link to the article here. The statement emphasizes the need for interdisciplinary collaboration…

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