Comments for VisionMechanic.net https://visionmechanic.net Vision Rehabilitation - No Filler. Thu, 27 Aug 2020 22:57:35 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 Comment on Eye Movements – A Second Look by Easy Steps to Strong Child Vision – VisionMechanic.net https://visionmechanic.net/eye-movements-a-second-look/#comment-148 Thu, 27 Aug 2020 22:57:35 +0000 https://visionmechanic.net/?p=429#comment-148 […] At the exam, ask for an explanation of the status of eye movements: […]

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Comment on Myopia / Nearsightedness by Easy Steps to Strong Child Vision – VisionMechanic.net https://visionmechanic.net/myopia-nearsightedness/#comment-147 Thu, 27 Aug 2020 22:47:44 +0000 https://visionmechanic.net/?p=165#comment-147 […] Myopia / Nearsightedness: This is expressed as a ‘minus’ prescription with minifying, diverging lenses. Myopia up to -2.50D can be helpful for near work and so glasses are often discouraged if the child is comfortable working without. Myopia of -0.50D or more should be compensated for during distance viewing activities. Myopia should be closely monitored in growing children. […]

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Comment on Eye Care Professionals (ECP’s) by Easy Steps to Strong Child Vision – VisionMechanic.net https://visionmechanic.net/ecps/#comment-146 Thu, 27 Aug 2020 22:43:03 +0000 https://visionmechanic.net/?p=436#comment-146 […] Read this to know whom to see. If you need a general comprehensive eye exam, a surgeon is not the one to see. […]

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Comment on Astigmatism by Easy Steps to Strong Child Vision – VisionMechanic.net https://visionmechanic.net/astigmatism/#comment-145 Thu, 27 Aug 2020 22:39:39 +0000 https://visionmechanic.net/?p=170#comment-145 […] Astigmatism: As a rule, astigmatism of more than 0.75D should be compensated for anyone managing any text-based tasking. Engineers and accountants will appreciate the difference this low-level compensation provides. Children with astigmatism over 1.00D should wear compensating lenses most of the time while awake to prevent headache, fatigue, irritability, reading concerns. Uncompensated astigmatism over 1.50 will lead to depressed vision, even blindness (amblyopia). […]

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Comment on Eye Tests Are a Waste of Time by Easy Steps to Strong Child Vision – VisionMechanic.net https://visionmechanic.net/eye-tests-are-a-waste-of-time/#comment-144 Thu, 27 Aug 2020 22:39:24 +0000 https://visionmechanic.net/?p=421#comment-144 […] Read this before you begin so you know what to look for – not all ‘eye tests’ are going to uncover all Visual Impediments to Learning and Development. […]

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Comment on Myopia / Nearsightedness by COVID-19 Learning and Child Vision – Fix it now, or pay later. – VisionMechanic.net https://visionmechanic.net/myopia-nearsightedness/#comment-140 Tue, 25 Aug 2020 20:01:03 +0000 https://visionmechanic.net/?p=165#comment-140 […] Myopia / Nearsightedness: This is expressed as a ‘minus’ prescription with minifying, diverging lenses. Myopia up to -2.50D can be helpful for near work and so glasses are often discouraged if the child is comfortable working without. Myopia of -0.50D or more should be compensated for during distance viewing activities. Myopia should be closely monitored in growing children. […]

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Comment on Eye Tests Are a Waste of Time by COVID-19 Learning and Child Vision – Fix it now, or pay later. – VisionMechanic.net https://visionmechanic.net/eye-tests-are-a-waste-of-time/#comment-139 Tue, 25 Aug 2020 20:00:48 +0000 https://visionmechanic.net/?p=421#comment-139 […] Read this before you begin so you know what to look for – not all ‘eye tests’ are going to uncover all Visual Impediments to Learning and Development. […]

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Comment on Hyperopia / Farsightedness by The Alberta Vision Crisis – Who Is Taking Care of Children’s Vision? – VisionMechanic.net https://visionmechanic.net/hyperopia/#comment-138 Tue, 25 Aug 2020 03:30:56 +0000 https://visionmechanic.net/?p=133#comment-138 […] this series, it is perhaps not surprising, for example, that a child with difficult vision, such as farsightedness, will find it hard to concentrate on schoolwork at a close distance and will appear to be ill from […]

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Comment on Dalton and Dane by Al https://visionmechanic.net/dalton-and-dane/#comment-127 Thu, 20 Aug 2020 18:30:01 +0000 https://visionmechanic.net/?p=175#comment-127 Bold commentary. Truthful and accurate. Time is past for ignoring the realities of children in this collectively non-focussed time. Many must feel the same way as you.

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Comment on Eye Tests Are a Waste of Time by Visual Impediments to Learning and Development – Putting the Pieces Together – VisionMechanic.net https://visionmechanic.net/eye-tests-are-a-waste-of-time/#comment-122 Sun, 16 Aug 2020 17:16:28 +0000 https://visionmechanic.net/?p=421#comment-122 […] Using eye charts alone as ‘tests of vision’ is a problematic pursuit, even discriminator…: It most often fails the children who don’t need help and leaves out those who really do need help. […]

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