Looking back at 2014 and looking forward to 2015

Looking back at 2014 and looking forward to 2015

I just reread my post from December 25th, 2013. It's always interesting to compare thoughts over time. Often we get lost in the day to day to remember the overall progress we have made. I remember being able to do some bar reading for the first time ever in January 2014. I also remember being able to do head turns without the view going double and shaky in May. This still isn't always the case, depending on fatigue, but that's when it happened for the first time. Stabilizing the Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex will be…Read more …

VIDEO: Current convergence status + The ‘time-of-day-effect’

For a previous post I uploaded a video recorded in December, 2011 and went on to compare it to a video captured in May, 2014. The images were self-explanatory and it was pretty spectacular! I recommend for anyone with strabismus to make videos of their eyes. It's great to monitor VT progress and, in doing so, keep motivation levels high. Adhering to that idea I made some more flattering videos. In those earlier videos I converged on a pen. In 2011 I failed radically. In May 2014 it finally started to look like…Read more …
Check-up 9: Our four year anniversary

Check-up 9: Our four year anniversary

On December first I had my half yearly optometric evaluation. Sight in both eyes is good but the axis of astigmatism in my left eye has shifted marginally. This is my current Rx. OD: +2.50 OS: +2.50 cyl -1.0 axis 35° When testing my binocular vision my ocular motor abilities are approximating what it should be. When testing sensory fusion things are less clear. Looking through an haploscope using some basic targets I do perceive the suppression controls and have what looks like a consistent and fused image. Based on this my optometrist…Read more …