Check-up 7

I already knew what my improvements and results have been over the last few months but I'm always happy to go for my 'report card' to make it official. It is almost exactly three years ago that I first set foot in my optometrist's office. The situation was abysmal. Post-op…continue reading →
Why and how can text-to-speech programs be helpful to some strabismics?

Why and how can text-to-speech programs be helpful to some strabismics?

It is only recently that I started appreciating the value of text-to-speech programs and there's a couple of good reasons for that. - Not all text-to-speech programs are created equal. You have to find the right one. I'm not in the business of making publicity for anything but I think…continue reading →
Visual Impediments to Learning: What’s it going to be? Your health, your education or both?

Visual Impediments to Learning: What’s it going to be? Your health, your education or both?

Somehow I have always felt discriminated. I could never really put my finger on it but it seemed like the normal rules didn't apply to me. Things always were a little bit harder on me. Now it's totally obvious this was because of a motor and sensory brain issue. Of…continue reading →

Book Review: The Mind’s Eye by Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks' books are impressive and this one is no exception. He's always willing to go that extra mile in trying to understand the experience of people who are confronted with all kinds of neurological anomalies. One of my favourite Oliver Sacks quotes is very truthful and at the same…continue reading →
On dealing with double vision and the limitations of current ophthalmology practices concerning strabismus

On dealing with double vision and the limitations of current ophthalmology practices concerning strabismus

Even among people with strabismus, the ones with intractable double vision are quite rare. Most strabismics unconsciously suppress the image of one eye and often, but not always, alternate between both eyes. I also used to see like that but because of extreme studying habits slowly broke through my suppression.…continue reading →

Session 56: Bankrupt?

My fine ocular motor skills keep improving making head on anti-suppression exercise the main focus now. No 'luster' yet, but I am not disheartened. It is really unbelievable that after 2,5 years of dedication to my vision (read brain), my motor control still keeps getting more refined. It's hard to…continue reading →
Syntonics report

Syntonics report

By the end of last year I had learned about this supplementary light therapy called syntonics that can be used along with VT to enhance results. The paper was very convincing so I wanted to try it. As it turned out that is easier said than done... My own optometrist…continue reading →