The vision problems associated with TBI may include:
- Double Vision
- Blurred vision
- Dizziness or nausea
- Light sensitivity
- Attention or concentration difficulties
- Staring behavior (low blink rate)
- Losing place when reading
- Eye turn in, out, up, or down (esophoria or exophoria)
- Difficulty shifting focus from near to far
- Words move or blur when reading
The good news is that the brain can be taught! Neuroplasticity exists well into adulthood and with the help of various vision therapy procedures, the signs and symptoms of brain injury that can adversely affect the individual, can often be improved.
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If you have had a stroke, been involved in a traumatic event resulting in a brain injury, or even have played various sports where repetitive brain injuries are common, you should be evaluated by a doctor knowledgeable about the oculo-visual problems associated with acquired/traumatic brain injury.
injury: A retrospective analysis (complete article)