Each year several artists of Italian-American heritage come together to hold an art exhibition at Casa Italia in Stone Park, Il. These artists include internationally known individuals to those just starting to make a name for themselves within the artistic community. This video features the works of many of these artists as well as the exhibition recently held at Casa Italia.I'm proud to be a member of this extraordinary group of individuals. Enjoy! DM
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Convergence Insufficiency is a common eye teaming problem in children and adults. When we are asked to read our eyes have to turn in, in order to take in a single image. Someone that has Convergence Insufficiency has to strain their eyes in order to achieve this. As a result he or she may experience headaches, avoid doing near work, have a short attention span, double vision, blurry vision, frequent loss of place, etc....
Comments: Read more by clicking the title above. DM
Facts About Adderall Abuse
College students are twice as likely to abuse Adderall
Fifteen percent of college students have illegally ingested Adderall, Ritalin, or another stimulant in the past year
Adderall is habit-forming
Overdoses could lead to heart failure
Overdoses can also alter brain chemistry permanently
Adderall abuse is most common during midterm and finals weeks
Some students take it recreationally....
Comments: Read about all these potential complications associated with Adderall and more including links to additional information by clicking on the title above. Also please note that binocular vision problems are not only more frequently encountered within those with ADD/ADHD, but that these vision problems, if undiagnosed, can lead to others falsely diagnosed as having attentional issues when, in fact, they do not. Always have all children suspected of having ADD/ADHD fully assessed by a developmental optometrist to rule out eye and vision problems.
See:Granet DB, Gomi CF, Ventura R, Miller-Scholte A.The relationship between convergence insufficiency and ADHD.Strabismus. 2005 Dec;13(4):163-8.
They report a three-fold greater incidence of ADHD among patients with Convergence Insufficiency (CI) when compared with the incidence of ADHD in the general US population (1.8-3.3%). They also note a three-fold greater incidence of CI in the ADHD population.
To find optometrists who can help go to the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Optometric Extension Program Foundation, and/or the American Optometric Association locate a doctor websites. DM
Monday, August 6, 2012
The Artists of Casa Italia will have a grand opening of their exhibition this Friday, August 10th at 7PM in the
at Casa Italia.
The artists include:
Horacio Baggio, Donald Bono, Lorraine Caposieno, Vincent Coppola, Velda Davino, Federico di Nuzzo, Sal Falco, Marianne Folise, Farid Griyech, Claudia Hallissey, Giovanna Hopkins, Natalie Rose Ledet, Dominick M. Maino, Laura Marie Panozzo, Robert M. Proce, Vince Romano, Gesualdo Romeo and more!
This program is free to the public and features internationally known artists, as well as those new upon the art scene.
Come for the art, sip the wine and enjoy a visually sensual experience....
Call 708-345-5933 for more information.