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Dyslexia

Visual Stress – Fact or Fiction?

Visual stress; the new buzz phrase floating around. Is there such a thing or is it all just a myth? Visual stress is very real, and is becoming far more common than ever before with symptoms such as eye strain, headaches and blurred vision featuring highly amongst individuals who have never had problems such as […]

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Key Eyesight Milestones in Children

As a child grows, everything about them changes faster than you can say Ooo Eyesey! So how do you know when there is a problem, if your little toddler can’t say to you “Mummy I can’t pick up that toy because my 3-D vision is not good” or “Daddy I can’t watch you as you […]

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Dyslexia: Can a Visit to the Opticians Help?

How much do we really know about reading difficulties or dyslexia in children? The word ‘dyslexia’ comes from Greek and means ‘difficulty with words’. The Oxford English Dictionary definition of dyslexia sounds like: “A disorder involving difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols” So by definition, dyslexia is primarily a […]

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