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The Role of Technology in Stroke Rehabilitation

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Rehabilitation is an essential part of the recovery process after a stroke so it’s important to investigate the options to help you to choose what’s right for you. Technology can play a major role in the recovery of stroke patients, including those with vision loss. Indeed, NovaVision’s computer based therapies can help patients regain some…

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What Is A Visual Field Test?

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When you have problems with your vision and go to an ophthalmology practice, often not only your eyes and their visual acuity are measured, but also your visual field is examined with a perimeter. First of all: What is the visual field? The visual field is the area of your vision that you can perceive…

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New Clinical Study Supports NeuroEyeCoach as The Gold Standard for Neurological Vision Therapy

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A new rigorous peer-reviewed study published in BioMed Research International shows improvements in visual search following the use of NovaVision’s NeuroEyeCoach. The three-centre study was conducted by the School of Psychology of University of Aberdeen, the Neuromotor and Cognitive Rehabilitation Research Centre of University of Verona, and the Department of Psychology of University of Munich....
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Vision Rehabilitation

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Vision problems are not uncommon after a stroke or other form of brain damage. It’s estimated that around 30% of people experience vision loss, while around 70% are left with eye movement disorders. In many cases, vision problems aren’t looked at until more immediate dangers have been resolved—even then they are often bypassed. However, vision...
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) happens when some kind of external force, such as a heavy blow to the head, causes damage to the brain cells. TBI can be broadly classified as a blunt, penetrating, or blast injury. A blunt injury happens when the brain has collided with the hard surface of the skull and is...
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Neuroplasticity—Our Dynamic Brain

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What is Neuroplasticity? The brain, as the control centre of the body, is made up of around 100 billion nerve cells or neurons, which transmit and receive electrochemical signals via networks of millions of nerve fibres, the axons and dendrites. The axons pass electrical and chemical messages to other neurons, muscles or glands, and the...
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