Overview of Medical Care for Concussions and Post-Concussion Syndrome
When you have a concussion or post-concussion syndrome, there are numerous treatments a doctor can refer you to. Doctors sometimes don't discuss with patients the full range of treatments available, so knowing the range of treatments can help you advocate for yourself or your child.
Concussion can cause these vision symptoms: Light sensitivity, blurred vision, double vision, eye-strain, headaches or eye-pain associated with reading, poor reading comprehension, frequent loss of place when reading, general loss of concentration or attention, visual memory problems, and loss of peripheral vision.
Vision therapy is typically done by specially trained optometrists who makes use of a variety of tools and exercises to train specific aspects of the visual system, improve the accuracy of vision, and return vision to normal after a concussion. LEARN MORE