VisionLink – New learning through sight

VisionLink Behavioural Optometrists provide research based treatment for convergence insufficiency, oculomotor dysfunction, spelling and reading problems, dyslexia, attention deficit disorders, Aspergers, Learning Related Vision Disabilities, migraine and brain injuries. We are uniquely positioned to assist Visual Perception through the use of Vision Therapy, Irlen tinted lenses and Cellfield Intervention.

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Behavioural Optometry

 

What is Behavioural Optometry?

 A Behavioural Optometrist is an Optometrist with extra training in binocular vision, Strabismus, Amblyopia and Visual/Spatial Perception. They are sometimes referred to as Neuro-Developmental Optometrists. Understanding Light, and the human-ness of that thing called Sight is a real challenge but Behavioural Optometrists have been doing this since 1930's and there is a lot of published research about it.

Their special training and therapies will open up new understanding about your Vision. For example strabismus is to be seen as a choice by the brain, and not a function of a muscle being too weak or too strong. Another example is Sports Vision Therapy where we create higher levels of efficiency and accuracy to give the winning edge. Many Olympic athletes have on-going Vision Therapy to maintain their competitive edge. If you just want to play a better round of Golf or get more 3-pointers in a basketball game you can surely understand how critical your visual judgement is to those precision skills.

Behavioural Optometrists work to a Model of Vision that is far broader in its understanding of Light and the human-ness of the sensory experience called Vision. Ask them to tell you what their Model is. Shattky's Behavioural Optometrists provide you and your family with better Visual Efficiency, its not just about 20/20 Vision!

The speciality knowledge and patient training therapies will open up a new understanding about your Vision.

 

Behavioural Optometry is the application of the Behavioural Optometrists knowledge.

Committing to action is the key to getting the best outcome, but good rewards are achieved.

Shattky's Behavioural Optometry services are provided through our VisionLink entity. We provide you and your family with better Visual Efficiency.

 

 

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And here is a very good YouTube link about the background to Behavioural Optometry by Dr. Patrick Quaid, BSc(Hons)Optom, MCOptom, FCOVD, PhD of IRIS