Know More About Our Clinic

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About our Clinic  The Center for Vision Development is a visionary practice founded by Dr. Denise Smith in 2004 that is dedicated to the specialties of developmental, behavioral, pediatric, and neuro-optometry. We offer an unparalleled approach to vision development, learning disabilities, strabismus and amblyopia, attention deficit disorders, pediatric eye care, and traumatic brain injury. We… Read more »

3 Natural Treatments for Lazy Eye

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  Lazy eye is otherwise known as amblyopia. This eye condition occurs during childhood. It happens when one eye is weaker than the other. The brain will receive a mix of blurry and clear images from the stronger eye and weaker eye. As a result, it’ll only focus on the clear image.   Treatment starts… Read more »

Can Playing Video Games Cure Your Lazy Eye?

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Most video game enthusiasts would probably be shocked to know that recent studies suggest that playing video games can actually help to correct a lazy eye condition in adults. Further research is needed to draw more conclusive results on the subject, however, at the moment there has been a significant and positive correlation between improved… Read more »

6 Foods for Healthy Eyes

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Dietary choices can have a significant impact on eye health. The staff at the Austin Vision Center recommends the following six foods to maintain eye health throughout life:   Fish Oily fish like salmon, tuna, sardines, and anchovies are rich sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Consuming oily fish has been shown to reverse dry eye,… Read more »

Austin Vision Center Examines How Playing a Video Game Can Be Good for a Lazy Eye

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You read that right. Montreal’s McGill University recently completed a study that showed that adults with amblyopia (lazy eye) benefited from playing Tetris. The people at your nearby Austin vision center want you to be aware, however, that this was a version of the game specifically designed to be used in vision therapy. The game… Read more »

Austin Vision Center Discusses the Importance of Learning Cursive

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In a time when much of our communication is done with keyboards or using our thumbs to send messages on smartphones, the skill of handwriting is being diminished. In fact, many schools no longer require students to use cursive, viewing it as outdated in the midst of our technological world. However, the experts at your… Read more »