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Vision Therapy for Adults

By Leonard Press Podcast: Listen to Sue Barry explain her experiences: Podcast — Interview   From KERA think.   The June 19, 2006 issue of the The New Yorker magazine features a story about vision therapy. It is a notable story on many levels, perhaps the most notable aspect in that it was written by Oliver Sacks, M.D. Dr. […]

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Super Bowl Receiver Credits Vision Therapy

by Leonard J. Press, O.D., FCOVD, FAAO One player in the 2009 Super Bowl was given a major advantage over others while still a child. The 25 year-old wider receiver for the Arizona Cardinals, Larry Fitzgerald, has a grandfather and aunt who are optometrists in Chicago.   Dr. Robert L. Johnson, Fellow Emeritus of the […]

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Katie Van Hise

Opening Eyes Program Features Optometric Volunteers for Special Olympic Summer Games

By Katie Van Hise  Six to eight times a year Dr. Paul Berman leaves his optometric practice in Hackensack, New Jersey and travels to the sites of various Special Olympics games happening around the world. It was 21 years ago that he realized the absence of vision care among other health services being provided to […]

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Vision Problems and PressVision

by Dr. Leonard Press Amblyopia Most people refer to amblyopia as “lazy eye”, which isn’t a very good term for it because the problem is with the brain more so than the eye. Amblyopia is the inability to see 20/20 that can’t be attributed to needing glasses, or to eye disease. There are two primary […]

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Katie Van Hise

Can Kids Wear Contacts?

By Katie Van Hise    The most frequently watched video on the NJSOP YouTube page http://www.youtube.com/user/NJSOP is an interview that Dr. Kimberly Friedman did on Fox 29 a few years back about kids and contact lenses. The video, titled Kids & Contacts: How Young is Too Young?, has yielded over 66,000 views and almost 200 viewer […]

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The Optical Illusion of 20/20 Vision

By Dr. Leonard Press.   Let’s start from the end of a concept and work our way back toward the beginning. After experiencing the benefits of optometric vision therapy, many patients (or parents of patients) ask us the same question: “How is it that we saw other eye doctors before you, and were told that our […]

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