Seeing in 3D – importance of depth perception

Even though you don’t think about it often, you live in a 3-dimensional world. You are able to avoid bumping into your furniture only because you can tell how far the couch is from where you’re…

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The eyes can look normal but a difficult type of amblyopia to detect

Diagnosing any child is especially challenging and depends on the type of amblyopia. Since a child is usually not able to tell us what they are experiencing, as a parent it’s important to be on a…

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Seeing and Learning – Visual deprivation leading to three types of amblyopia

Amblyopia, also commonly known as “lazy eye”, refers to a reduction in vision. Unlike other visual disabilities, amblyopia is not directly linked to a problem with the brain’s structure. In other…

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SPD
A walk through the park- Sensory Processing Disorders

It’s a Sunday afternoon and you’re taking a walk through the park. You listen to the birds singing in the trees above, and as you try to avoid a speeding cyclist, a group of children runs past you…

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visual system
Beauty is in the brain of the beholder

If you ask your child to draw “seeing”, they are most likely to draw a pair of eyes. This is because from early childhood, we are taught to link vision with our eyes. Beauty is in the eyes of the…

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Amblyopia and strabismus
The similar in the different: Amblyopia and Strabismus

When Emily turned three, her parents noticed that her left eye sometimes appeared to be looking in a different direction and usually inwards. They would later explain to their family doctor that it…

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