Does your child have problems with reading? A check of their vision evaluates how well your child’s eyes work together. Wow! It’s hard to believe that it’s already November. It seems like the start of the school year was just yesterday! Because we are now well into the school year, it’s a great time again to talk about your child’s vision! As mentioned in our earlier blog post, statistics say that 80% of learning is visual. Because of this, the relationship between a child’s vision and their developing brain is so important! Ensuring that a child has healthy eyes and can see well, greatly affects their ability to learn and read. Do you know if your child has problems reading? Our blog post this week discusses the relationship between binocular vision and problems with reading in children.
If you were to look out your window at the moment, you would probably think that it looked more like early October outside, instead of the end of November. Admittedly, the weather over the past week has been so beautiful! Just the perfect temperature to decorate the house with holiday lights! Living in Calgary, most of us are all too familiar with the Chinooks that caused this recent temperature change. And unfortunately as a result, many of us are also all too familiar with the headaches that accompany these Chinooks. Over the past week, I have had many friends and family members suffer from headaches which involve disturbances in their vision. These headaches are fairly common and are known as ocular migraines. But what is an ocular migraine? Read our blog post this week to find out!