Learn how to juggle

For better use of my peripheral vision and body coordination I need motoric exercise. So I am learning how to juggle. It is not going swell... Way too many balls in my head haha. No pictures this time! PS: After a few weeks I could do it anyways. Take that, normal vision people!Read more …

Session 26

I was quite tired today due to some DIY adventures at home, so I wasn't expecting anything remarkable during my training session today. In fact some exercises were harder because of this. However, one computer procedure with the 3D glasses had an interesting effect on me. I put on the red green glasses and gazed at the screen. I had instant fusion, which is great but not new. Then my optometrist started clicking to move the red and green images on the screen. I heard the clicking but didn't see any movement on…Read more …
How to rehabilitate a lazy eye while promoting binocularity?

How to rehabilitate a lazy eye while promoting binocularity?

According to my research traditional amblyopia treatment (patching the dominant eye) is not beneficial for eye teaming and what it might do for the acuity in a lazy eye it will destroy on the binocular front. Moreover, improvements in acuity will often only be of a temporary nature and be lost once patching treatment is stopped because the visual system will go back to its old ways and mostly ignore that particular eye's input. Patching is as ineffective as it is impractical. So what's to be done?  If you want to promote integrating the amblyopic  eye into the visual system, you have to use it while putting the dominant eye…Read more …

Relax your eyes after a day of near work

Exercise of the day: look at the video and then divert your gaze. What happened? By looking into the spiral your brain is tricked into thinking you are looking at an ever farther target. The instant you look away they need to readjust drastically again to reality. This exercise can be used to teach your eyes to relax. Normally you are able to see more with a relaxed gaze than by squinting at a certain object.    Read more …