Tag Archives: Vision Rehab Therapist

Glaucoma: Are You Losing Your Vision Without Knowing It?

Do any of these demographics apply to you? Over the age of 65 Very nearsighted African American Diabetic If yes, you are at a higher risk for developing glaucoma. Chances are, you won’t know you have glaucoma until you start … Continue reading

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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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