Tag Archives: Vision Rehab Therapist

Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

You may be losing your vision as you read this. You will not know you have glaucoma, without a glaucoma screening from an ophthalmologist, until you notice an irreversible vision loss. If you are: over the age of 65; very … Continue reading

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Tech Gratitude

This morning, I sat down to my home computer, and had a real moment of gratitude. The desktop opened on my Mac, on a 22 inch monitor, the screen was magnified using the the accessibility settings that are built into … Continue reading

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I’m Not Blind

I’m Not Blind What comes to your mind when you think about “blindness?”  If you feel fearful or anxious about blindness, you are not alone. In a poll conducted by Research!America and the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) … Continue reading

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Recognizing Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Awareness Week in June

A recent report by Prevent Blindness America puts the annual cost of “Vision Problems” in the US at $139 billion as of 2013. According to their report, “The Cost of Vision Problems,” this includes social and medical costs, and losses … Continue reading

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Spring is for Eye Safety and Vision Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE… Contact: Steven Kelley CRC, CVRT 207-774-6273 X3327 Email: skelley@theiris.org Spring is for Eye Safety and Vision Health Steven Kelley, CVRT, CRC Spring brings two national health observances related to eye safety and health: April is Sports Eye … Continue reading

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‘Notes on Blindness’

What an extraordinary privilege to have found “Notes on Blindness,” a documentary by London-based filmmakers, Peter Middleton and James Spinney, on the NY Times website. In addition to the video, selections from John Hull’s audio reflections decades after recording his … Continue reading

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