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Sight Harming Digital Devices

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A recent survey found electronic devices are used for at least three hours a day by 83 percent of kids between 10 and 16 years old. Optometrist Mohammed Bhojani of Visual Answers Opticians in Loughborough explains more about the threat this poses.
 
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New Treatment For Photosensitive Migraine

Migraine has many triggers including stress, certain foods and hormones. Research has found 40% of migraine attacks may be visually induced by flickering light or ‘blue-light’ from LED’s including screens, tablets and smart phones; made worse when viewing high contrast patterns whilst reading.
 
Findings in the US by neuroscientists, using brain imaging showed that by suppressing ‘excitable’ areas of the visual cortex in the brain reduced visual migraine when precision-tinted lenses were worn in front of the eyes.

How Colour Can Help Those With Visual Dyslexia

 
It has beenscientifically provenby research and validated by both theMedical Counciland theBritish Dyslexia Association (BDA)that the use ofcolourin the form of overlays or better still, with precision tinted lenses in glasses is able to make reading read easier in over 50% of individuals who suffer from Visual Dyslexia (also known as Meares-Irlen Syndrome or Visual Stress). These coloured tinted glasses for are made with the help of theIntuitive Colorimeterand help people with dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties such as dyspraxia and ADHD.

A New Font To Help Dyslexia

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'Dyslexie' is a new typeface to help Dyslexia
 
This interesting typeface called 'Dyslexie' is now available for users and can be downloaded for free here.
 
An inexpensive new App designed by Gareth Reid, a 15 year old dyslexic student from Northen Ireland can be used to convert normal text into a font style

Dyslexia Awareness Week (Monday 3rd November to Sunday 9th November 2014)

To help raise awareness during Dyslexia Awareness Week  starting in November Visual Answers Optometrists have put together a Dyslexia fact-sheet  to provide information about the relationship between Dyslexia and vision.
 
Our lead Optometrist Mohammed Bhojani is specially trained and experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of visual problems associated with learning difficulties, visual processing, visual stress, Meares-Irlen Syndrome and Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Discalculi, AD(H)D and Autistic Spectral Disorders and has helped many children, students and adults over the last 20 years.

Reduce Eyestrain And Headaches Using New Spectacle Lenses Using 'Pinhole' Technology

A new ophthalmic lens designed to reduce light scatter using 'pinhole' technology has been found to improve clarity, comfort and reduce visual stress according to the recent findings.
 
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