Do you experience:
- Eye strain
- Reading difficulties
- Brain fog
- Dizzy while driving
- Unstable walk
- Light sensitivity
When our eyes become misaligned(Binocular Vision Dysfunction), even small issue can become overwhelming. Getting through the day with these symptoms can take everything you have.
If you have these symptoms, you may have visited your primary care physician, eye doctor, and even specialists. When no one can figure out what’s wrong, it can leave you feeling frustrated and hopeless.
If you are having vision issues that cannot be explained. You may be experiencing Binocular Vision Dysfunction(BVD) and it can be diagnosed and treated at Optik PDX. Dr. Ezra Atikune is a Neurovisual Optometrist with the experience and knowledge to help treat these vision issues.
Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD) Explained
Our eyes are designed to work together as a set, yet when one of them sees differently than the other, our visual system can be massively affected. Occurring in either a horizontal or vertical manner, this difference in vision can lead to a number of symptoms, including the ones mentioned above as well as motion sickness, light sensitivity, difficulty reading, and more.
Without knowing about Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD) , it can be tough for physicians to piece these symptoms together, but those who have been trained in NeuroVisual Medicine are able to accurately assess if Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD) is the cause. Most often, Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD) is triggered after head trauma although some are born with the condition. Rather than simply resigning yourself to poor eyesight and an array of frustrating symptoms, a visit to Optik PDX can completely change your outlook.
Treating Binocular Vision Dysfunction
It’s not a specialty that many Portland eye doctors are well-versed in, and not only has Dr. Ezra completed extensive training on the subject, he’s also received a certification from Dr. Debby Feinberg, the leader in NeuroVisual Medicine. Patients travel around the world to be treated by Dr. Feinberg, and by working alongside her, Dr. Ezra has acquired a deep understanding of Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD) .
If you suspect you may have Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD) , we suggest scheduling a comprehensive consultation with us. Dr. Ezra will discuss your current symptoms in detail and perform a series of tests to determine if you are a candidate for treatment. Interestingly enough a prescription for glasses containing prisms which bend light in specific ways, can dramatically reduce one’s symptoms and allow them to regain control over their life once more.
As someone who experienced his own set of Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD) symptoms, Dr. Ezra is deeply connected to this condition and understands the toll it can take on one’s life. He’s excited about treating patients with Binocular Vision Dysfunction and has even helped individuals who live in other states because of his experience and compassion around Binocular Vision Dysfunction (BVD) .
Don’t let your vision plague you any longer! If you are having visual concerns along with other seemingly unrelated symptoms, contact our office for an evaluation today.