Session 80: Large rope circles projected on the wall

Session 80: Large rope circles projected on the wall

After almost four years of me doing Vision Therapy, our VT office finally got around to repairing an old projector they had in storage. It's pretty cool. Now we can finally do polarized quoits vectograms on a bigger scale by projecting them on some kind of grey screen on the wall. My Vision Therapist named Sofie was doing the exercise simultaneously with me. Funnily enough her ocular movement ranges at that distance (2 to 3 meters) were similar to mine. Keeping my circles singled out is going pretty well then but I didn't…Read more …

Session 79: A short Aperture Rule update

Recently a VT friend of mine named Pasquale asked me how I had progressed in executing the Aperture Rule ever since I wrote 'Doing time' two years ago. Last week I asked my Vision Therapist whether I could try the AR again to verify.   Two years ago I only recently started having single vision some of the time. Back then I was able to execute the AR up to level 4 (of a total of 12) both with the exo and eso settings.   Right now I am able to execute the…Read more …
The story of Ilaria Invitto: ‘Vision Wars in Medical School’

The story of Ilaria Invitto: ‘Vision Wars in Medical School’

"Am I wrong when refusing to surrender to my visual limitations? Am I condemned to live a life suspended in uncertainty while continueously fighting these limitations?" - Ilaria Invitto My name is Ilaria Invitto. I'm 23 years old and I live in Battipaglia, Italy. I was only three months old when my strabismus presented itself. It suddenly appeared after a night during which I suffered from strong respiratory problems due to bronchitis. I've undergone strabismus surgery when I was six but that hasn't really resolved my vision problems on a functional level. Ilaria…Read more …