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Never Heard of Vision Therapy
or Neuro Optometry?

Research shows that vision is more than just seeing clearly, but current optical treatment plans overlook how vision really works. Dr. Cameron McCrodan, OD, FCOVD, shares his journey in neuro-visual optimization through the eyes of his patients.

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Vision Therapy Improves Reading Fluency and Comprehension: Controlled Trial Study

To be a great soccer player you’d need to have great foot movement.  Why do we so often forget that young readers need to have accurate eye movement?  It’s still too common for educators, doctor’s and parent’s alike to overlook eye movement, or even be stuck in the old dogma...

Grade 6 with a Concussion

My son (grade 6 student)  commenced treatment with Dr McCrodan after suffering a serious concussion accident.  He also had been diagnosed with dyslexia and the combination of the concussion accident had left him with no balance, memory loss and a grade 3 reading level speed.  He also found reading music...

Concussion Recovery Programs: Are you missing something?

Concussion recovery programs are now common in many clinics and hospitals.  Many of these fantastic concussion or neuro-rehab programs are missing one critical component: vision.  According to Johns Hopkins director Dr. Eric Singman, MD PHD: ‘there should be vision specialists dedicated to working with patients who demonstrate deficiencies in eye...

Vision Therapy Will Not Help Dyslexia

Defn: Dyslexia is a learning difficulty that primarily affects the skills involved in accurate and fluent word reading and spelling. Characteristic features of dyslexia are difficulties in phonological awareness, verbal memory and verbal processing speed.’ – dyslexic.com Dyslexia is diagnosed based on performance on testing that measures the above abilities. If we put a...

Vestibular Migraines

Do you or someone you love suffer from vestibular migraines? If so, there may be triggers and treatments that have not yet been discovered or discussed. Most of the patients that I see who have been diagnosed with vestibular migraines have triggers that are largely visual.  Busy visual environments, flashing lights,...

Post Concussion Guidelines Emphasize Vision Therapy

This is reproduced from the guidelines published by St. Joseph’s and Fowler Kennedy: POST-CONCUSSION SYNDROME MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES INTRODUCTION The most recent Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport has defined a concussion as a“complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain, induced by traumatic biomechanicalforces”. Concussions can be caused by a blow to...

Developmental Coordination Disorder: Bad Coordinates?

What if our current thinking on Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is completely overlooking something so obvious? Let’s look at the logic and language involved with the diagnosis.  Think critically, and you may find a solution. Developmental– concerned with the development of someone or something. Coordination: the organization of the different elements of...

Are your glasses part of the problem or part of the solution?

Why does one glasses prescription stop your headaches and migraines, while the other just lets you see clearly? Have you seen someone cry when they put on their glasses because the world no longer moves?  Or met a person whose glasses allowed them to get back to work and earn...

From IEP to Honor Roll!

Opto-Mization Neurovisual Performance Matthew Olson was described by the school assessment team as in need of yearly IEP’s due to his learning disability in Grade 2. In Grade 3 he continued to struggle with reading. We had yearly eye exams and the optometrist found nothing wrong with his vision. Through...

John suffered pain, numbness and fatigue before Opto-mization

Literally see the world in a different way Dear Dr. McCrodan, The improvements to my vision, headaches, quality of life and professional performance achieved through the diagnosis and treatment provided by your team and you at McCrodan Vision has been life changing. When I arrived at McCrodan Vision my symptoms...