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Wexford Academy 
              Vision Therapy and Learning Center
                       110 Vip Drive. Suite 101. Wexford. PA. 15090                 1380 Old Freeport Road. Suite 1B. Fox Chapel. PA. 15238
                                            724.799.8313                                                                              412.963.9090   
Vision Therapy and Traumatic Brain Injury

Acquired or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a term used to group conditions caused by a disruption in normal brain function due to blunt, penetrating or acceleration trauma, whiplash, cerebral vascular accidents, suffocation/hypoxia and pharmacological toxicity.  Basically, it is an insult to the brain, such as a hit to the head, stroke or neurological dysfunction and can otherwise be classified as Post-Concussion Syndrom or cervical-trauma syndrome.
Symptoms Include:

  • Sensitivity to Light
  • Motion Sickness
  • Headache or Eyestrain
  • Dizziness/Imbalance
  • Vision Changes such as Blurry, Double    "Shimmering Vision" or Visual Field Loss
  • Tracking Difficulties
  • Memory Difficulties
  • Decreased Visual Processing Speed
  • Attention and Concentration Difficulty
  • Inability to Multitask



Our Vision Therapy program consisits of an individualized treatment plan designed to retrain the brain's ability to control the following:

  • ​Eye Movements    
     
  • Eye Teaming

  • Eye Focusing          
  • Visual Processing

  • Multitasking

  • Memory​
  • Concentration

  • Eye-Hand Coordination​

  • Peripheral Vision​
  • Visual Stamina

  • Reaction Time​
The visual system is stimulated through the use of manipulatives, specialized computer programs, balance devices and optical equipment including therapeutic lenses, prisms, patches and filters.