Does your child play soccer or football?
Updated: Oct 12
A recent study found that 85% of concussions go undiagnosed. Another study found that nearly 63 percent of varsity soccer players had symptoms of a concussion at some point, but only about 19 percent actually knew it. The reason this can happen is because you do not have to lose consciousness to have a concussion, so most players will experience a blow to the head and get right back into the game. However, repeated blows to the head can accumulate and cause just as much damage as a concussion.
When someone has a head injury they typically have vision problems that can be
Visual rehabilitation is vital, as soon as possible. There are a variety of symptoms which are involved in Post Trauma Vision Syndrome, including:
Blurred vision, especially when reading
Pain in the eye or eyes
Poor reading comprehension
Sensitivity to light
Loses place when reading
Head injury patients with resulting vision problems are very similar to patients we see at our office who have vision problems that interfere with reading and learning. Vision therapy is very effective at eliminating blurry and/or double vision, focusing problems, poor concentration, and reduced comprehension, to name a few, when they are due to a vision problem.
If you or your child have had a blow to the head, or suspect Post Trauma Vision Syndrome, call us today at 301-951-0320 to schedule a vision evaluation and get on the road to recovery.
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