Vision Therapy Is a Useful Tool in Rehabilitation from a Brain Injury, Specialist Says

July 31, 2017
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Austin, TX, June 30, 2017 - Brain injuries often require extensive rehab simply to relearn skills that once seemed second nature. Occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy are common parts of rehab but a visit to an Austin eye care specialist for vision therapy could also do a lot of good, says Dr. Denise Smith.

Brain injuries can damage one’s peripheral vision, tracking skills, and much more. An appointment at an Austin vision center can diagnose and treat problems including blind spots and the inability to track effectively, she says. Once these problems are diagnosed a personalized vision therapy schedule can be created.

Some problems that manifest after a brain injury could be caused by vision problems even though at first glance they may seem to have a different cause. One such problem is walking. People with vision problems have an uneven or uncertain gait that can be addressed not only through physical therapy, but also with vision therapy.

Dr. Smith says that seeking vision care in Austin following a traumatic brain injury should be one of the many ways patients seek to treat their problems and get their life back to the way it was before the injury. Having a fully functional vision system is vital for anyone looking to have a high quality of life.

Austin Vision Therapy Center diagnoses and treats a variety of vision problems. They believe that greater visual success can lead to an overall better life. To schedule an appointment or find answers to any concerns that one may have with vision or that of a loved one, call (512)351-7288.

About Austin Vision Therapy Center

Austin Vision Therapy Center is a skilled team of doctors and professionals who aim to help their patients improve their life by addressing any vision problems they may have. Dr. Denise Smith is the founder and clinical director of Austin Vision Therapy Center. She believes that every problem has a solution and provides her patients with options they may not have even known existed by implementing a comprehensive approach to vision care and vision therapy.



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About Austin Vision Therapy Center:

Welcome to The Center for Vision Development. Here at “CVD” (as we like to call it), we see our patients as more than just a set of eyeballs and look at how vision affects the person as a whole.

Contact Austin Vision Therapy Center:

Dr. Denise Smith
5656 Bee Caves Road
Building D, Suite 201
Austin, TX 78746
(571) 248-0700

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