Optometrist Discusses The Visual Causes Of Dizziness
Dizziness is a common complaint after brain injury. When doctors hear, “I feel dizzy,” there is an immediate assumption of a vestibular system problem. However, patients may use the word “dizzy” to refer to a variety of symptoms, many of which have visual causes. It is worthwhile to dig a little deeper into what they…Read More
Hemianopia or spatial neglect – can you tell the difference?
Visual spatial neglect is a disturbance in the perception of space due to inattention to that area of space. If we cannot attend to an area of space, then not only can we not “see” that area of space, we cannot even know that it exists. If you enjoy reading, the novel, Left Neglected, by Lisa Genova,…Read More