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Cortical Blindness And “Blindsight”

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The term “Cortical Blindness” describes the partial or complete loss of vision resulting from a brain lesion. With this type of visual impairment the eyes can be fully intact, but the visual information cannot be transmitted to the brain regions in which these are processed into meaningful visual input such as brightness-contrasts, colors, objects, faces....
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Difference Between NeuroEyeCoach And Other Saccadic Training Apps And Programs

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At NovaVision we are often asked by clinicians and therapists to discuss the differences between NeuroEyeCoach and other saccadic training programs – both those which appear to be specifically for saccadic training and those which have a saccadic training module within a therapy training suite of programs. A lot of clinical data over the years¹ has...
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Insurance Coverage For Vision Therapy

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For today's blog post, we would like to feature an article that was published by The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD). It is a very helpful guide when dealing with insurance companies for coverage of any vision therapies like Vision Restoration Therapy or NeuroEyeCoach. Vision therapy is used to treat diagnosed vision conditions. In some cases, Vision Therapy...
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What Is Quadrantanopia?

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In the context of neurological visual field loss we very often hear about hemianopia, the loss of the right or left half of the visual field in both eyes. However, some patients with neurological visual field loss find the term “quadrantanopia” in their medical records. If “hemianopia” means that you cannot see in half of...
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What Is The Difference Between A Perimetry And The NovaVision Online-Visual Field Screening?

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In our last blog “What is a visual field test?“ we have explained how a visual field examination is done using a perimeter. Today we will analyze the differences between a visual field test using static perimetry and our online-visual field screening and reveal why the online test does not replace the examination by a doctor. Tasks...
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