Category Archives: stroke

Double Vision

Double Vision after Neurological Event Many patients will complain of double vision following a stroke, brain injury or concussion. Over 50% of acquired brain injury patients will have eye movement problems. These problems can slow down the rehab process but doing … Continue reading

Posted in convergence insufficiency, occupational therapy, stroke | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hemispatial Neglect or Field cut?

Field cut vs. Neglect following Stroke Patients frequently present with a reduced awareness of their affected side following a stroke or brain injury.  This decreased awareness can be a visual field cut or a hemi-spatial neglect or both. Here are … Continue reading

Posted in occupational therapy, stroke, vision rehabilitation | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Assessing visual fields

Assessing visual field in the OD office Heres is how visual fields are assessed in the optometry office. This is Humphery visual field tester. The test is generally done monocularly first. The patient places their face on the chin rest … Continue reading

Posted in occupational therapy, stroke, vision rehabilitation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment