Acquired brain injuries include concussions, traumatic brain injuries, strokes, and neuro-degenerative conditions.
An acquired brain injury can have several effects on the visual system, which can include:
- Impaired eye focusing
- Impaired eye teaming or convergence palsy
- Dry Eyes
- Impaired eye movement or tracking
- Wandering, turned, or crossed eyes
- Peripheral or “side vision” loss
- Visual attention neglect
- Visual perceptual deficits
- Light sensitivity and Visual Disturbances
Post trauma vision disorders are very common but can sometimes be very difficult for the patient to describe. In recent studies we have determined that around 70% of patients experience at least one post trauma vision symptom.
These symptoms can include: