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"In this photo, Jackie demonstrates the application of the "Hillier Procedure", an adaptation of the Brock String by Dr. Carl Hillier. Our patient, Dominic has esotropia and by placing his attention on his peripheral vision with the intention to binocularly fuse the large ring helps him to attain binocular alignment. When Dominic attains binocular alignment...no more crossed eyes! We are also measuring his alignment because in this case the Brock String in not a string, but instead..." ~Wow VT
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So what does working with Jonah’s retained primitive reflexes have to do with his eyes? Nothing! But it has everything to do with him responding effectively to his vision therapy that requires vision and motor responses. Persistent “retained” primitive reflexes result in reflexive movements that interfere with a child’s progress in vision therapy visual-motor activities.
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A child w/ strabismus lacks the ability to synchronize their eyes together as a team. 1 eye will turn in or out. But this is not an eye muscle issue. It is a visual brain coordination issue. Effective VT for strabismus must include all functions of the visually-directed motor & sensory functions of the pt. This can be thought of as VT-Synchronicity. Noah (w/ ET) doing a visually guided gross motor activity that helps him integrate the 2 halves of his body. ~from Wow Vision Therapy facebook page
Taylor is doing the "Press Lites" vision therapy activity. For more information, you can check out this article by Dr. Leonard Press on the VisionHelp Blog: http://visionhelp.wordpress.com/2013/05/19/press-lites-vt-synchronicity/ Taylor is seeing better is starting to know how to use both eyes together. Yes, her eyes are starting to play together because the condition known as binocular suppression, where her dominant left eye used to act like a bully... ~Wow Vision Therapy