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School Vision Screenings Are Failing Our Kids

How Accurate are Vision Screenings? If you have a child in school they have probably had a vision screening. These are generally performed by a pediatrician, or a nurse if done at school. It’s important to note that these are rarely performed by a vision specialist or optometrist.  A vision screening is usually part of […]

What is Vision Therapy?

What is Vision Therapy? Vision is More than 20/20 Vision therapy, or vision rehabilitation, is a program of therapeutic activities that works on the eye-brain connections involved in visual coordination and visual processing. Vision therapy, is not eye exercises, nor is it designed to strengthen your eye muscles since they are generally very strong on their own. […]

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5 Visual Skills for the Classroom

5 Visual Skills for the Classroom Vision is more than seeing clearly! It’s the ability to obtain meaning and understanding from what we see with our eyes. Vision is a complex combination of learned skills including eye movement coordination, binocular fusion (eye teaming), accommodation (eye focus), and visual form perception. Visual Skills for the Classroom, […]

What to Do if Insurance Won’t Cover Vision Therapy?

  Individuals and families come to us seeking professional help with vision therapy, but may find medical insurance will not readily help cover the out of pocket costs.  Often a gap exception may be applied for.  This will allow for payments to be applied towards in network deductibles, but not every insurance company makes this […]

Retained Primitive Motor Reflexes

Retained Motor Reflexes Primitive Motor Reflexes and their Role in Vision Development Most people are familiar with retained motor reflexes, they just may not know it. They can be witnessed when: a baby’s head is turned to one side and the arm and leg on that side turn out and the baby assumes a ‘fencer’ […]

Computer vision syndrome

Computer Vision Computer vision syndrome is relatively new. It refers to eye problems associated with the prolonged use of computers and electronics that use a digital screen. Although it can be temporary, there are times when it can strain your eyes to a degree that permanently affects your vision. If you suffer from an existing […]

Neuro-Optometric Vision Therapy / Rehabilitation

Neuro-Optometric Vision Therapy / Rehabilitation We have the great pleasure of providing our patients with much needed neuro-optometric vision therapy / rehabilitation treatments. Our team at Nebraska Visual Integration Center specializes in vision therapy for rehabilitation of patients who have suffered brain injury or stroke. We are proud to have a great team of professionals […]

Eyesight and Vision

Vision is the dominant sense. 80% of what we are required to learn comes in by way of sensory input through the visual system.Vision is a complex combination of learned skills, including eye movement coordination (tracking) binocular fusion (eye teaming) accommodation (focus) visualization Eyesight is the ability to see clearly. A common misconception is that 20/20 […]

Learning-related Vision Problem, Dyslexia, or ADD/ADHD?

Many of the observable traits that a child with ADD/ADHD and Dyslexia display are also seen in children with learning-related vision problems. A learning-related vision problem is a functional visual problem that interferes with a child’s ability to effectively process and interpret information seen through the eyes. To understand how vision and learning are related, […]

Visual Skills Needed for Classroom Learning

Visual Skills Needed for Learning in the Classroom At Nebraska Visual Integration Center, our core values are centered around helping individuals with functional visual issues. One of the most important duties that we have is helping individuals that suffer from learning issues. How are learning issues related to vision? Vision therapy and learning issues tie […]