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Kaege's Graduation Excerpt!

Kaege’s main diagnosis was amblyopia, or lazy eye. In his case, although his “student” eye doesn’t turn (that’s strabismus, a sometimes-separate diagnosis), it doesn’t see as clearly as his dominant eye. A lot of times, for someone with amblyopia, both eyes have trouble moving and focusing accurately, too. Read More

Trevan's Gradutation Excerpt!

Although he was excelling in school, our concern for Trevan was that his poor accommodative skills (that's the focus/ clearing work they learn to do!) would push him into needing stronger and stronger lenses to do the work for him. Read More

Eye Movements 101: Fixation

Accurate fixations married with a good dose of peripheral awareness are key components of an expanse of tasks. Here are three examples you might relate to: In reading, “chunking” words into phrases. In sports, the ability to notice who is open while dribbling down the field/ court. In driving, glancing at the rearview mirror without losing track of the road. Fixation is also the key foundation for other visual skills. Smooth, slow motions-- pursuits-- and quick eye jumps-- saccades-- are both built on one’s ability to control how his/ her eye is pointed. Read More

Things Your Eyes DO! Why doesn't everyone see 20/20? (Part 2)

A basic overview of hyperiopia (farsightedness), myopia (nearsightedness), and astigmatism. Read More

Things Your Eyes DO! Why doesn't everyone see 20/20? (Part 1)

Refraction is a way of measuring clarity of vision, or acuity. An average acuity is measured to be 20/20. But some people are nearsighted or farsighted, making it difficult to see clearly at distance or near. Read More

Did you know? 1-in-4 students have a vision problem!

Did you know?  1-in-4 students have a vision problem! Did you know? 1-in-4 students has a vision problem that interferes with learning! These problems are more than poor eyesight that can Read More

Successful treatment of Amblyopia with Vision Therapy

Amblyopia or Lazy Eye Dr. Philip Raber OD is Stark and Wayne County’s expert in vision therapy and treating amblyopia without the patch! Dr. Raber is a developmental optometrist and fellow Read More

Hands-on Vision Therapy Workshop - FREE

Hands-on Vision Therapy WorkshopJoin Dr. Philip Raber & his vision therapy team for a FREE, hands-on vision therapy workshop.  You will learn how vision therapy works by doing it!  Experience vision Read More

Hands-on Vision Therapy Workshop - FREE every 3rd Wednesday of the month!

Hands-on Vision Therapy WorkshopJoin Dr. Philip Raber & his vision therapy team for a FREE, hands-on vision therapy workshop.  You will learn how vision therapy works by doing it!  Experience vision Read More

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