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Vision Therapy?

Vision Problems

I am going on a year since my VM diagnoses. Was not able to work at all since I am a teacher and had no energy, short-term memory loss, balance problems and vision problems. Everything has been improved with lots of self-care and learning to be patient with myself. After numerous attempts to find out the cause of my vision problems, I found out that my eyes were taking in info but my brain was not connecting with what I was seeing. I may start vision therapy or just learn to adjust. I will be starting my teaching job in the next month because I finally feel “myself”. Does anyone have experience with vision therapy?

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Yes I had vertigo and balance problems and now have cataracts after vm

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I also have done teaching work and could not even use a computer for months

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My vision hasn't been the same since. I feel strange all the time, but I feel my brain is getting better. At first my vision was foggy as the after effects kicked in I could hardly handle any stimuli, anything moving tripped me out, made me feel sick. It was very scary. I can't handle traffic very well. All lights are extremely bright esp at night with traffic. Looks like everything on high beam. My vision scares me makes me feel dizzy. Looking at stripes trips me out. My brain like a computer was glitching. I got sick July last year and only now feeling normal sometimes

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Glad to hear that after a long time you are now able to get back to your teaching.

Unfortunately I don’t know anything about vision therapy and would be interested to find out what it’s about.

Keep us posted on your progress as you begin your vision therapy.

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I’m also almost a year since VM, it’s been a very long year dealing with numerous after effects. Finally I have found somebody with the exact same vision problem. I have had to pay privately to see an audiologist to deal with my vision and balance. For the last three months I have worked daily on 10 eye exercises, 3 times a day. Vision is slowly improving but still unable to drive any distance longer than a mile, computer work for 30 minutes sections. Talk about learning to be patient with yourself!! Can you drive and deal with computer screens?

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I had BM September of 2018 I have vision and balance problem I when to a Chiropractic he work on my neck it seen to open everything up thing began to get better balance is better vision hear headache it help me.

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Who gave you the vision exercises? I am waiting to get a VNG test to help with balance and the neuro-optometrist recommended that the results from the VNG might also help the brain-eye connection.

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I paid to see a neurologist at Sheffield Vertigo and Balance centre, who referred me to an audiologist. The audiologist helped with the vertigo through eye exercises and optokinetic videos. I have finally been to see a NHS neurologist, said I was lucky and things could be a lot worse! Still waiting for NHS audiologist appointment, I was diagnosed with VM in Aug 18.

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