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Brain Trauma

Brain Injuries and Vision

Brain injury can affect a person in many ways extending from physical limitations to changes in perception and cognition. Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) is an all-encompassing term for damage to the brain and it is common for an injury to have profound affect in neurological processing. This can adversely affect the way a person functions in their activities of daily living. Examples are speech issues and physical changes such as impaired motor function. The visual system is often involved, as well.

An ABI can also be a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) caused by external force to the head. Examples are a motor vehicle accident, a fall, or contact sports. It can be the result of a medical condition such as stroke, tumor, aneurism, meningitis and cerebral palsy, or other neurological insults.

Vision is Linked to the Brain

Traumatic Brain Injury often results in an interruption in communication between the eyes and the brain. Vision Problems are often overlooked in diagnosing brain injury symptoms, particularly during initial treatment of the injury. Vision problems that are left untreated can have serious consequences.

Vision Affects Learning And Concussion Recovery

DID YOU KNOW THAT EVERY 9 SECONDS, SOMEONE IN THE UNITED STATES, SUSTAINS A BRAIN INJURY?

DID YOU ALSO KNOW THAT A CONCUSSION CAN HAVE AN AFFECT ON YOUR VISION?