Brain-Related Vision Problem

Following a neurological event such as a traumatic brain injury, concussion, cerebrovascular accident, or multiple sclerosis, or in relation to other nervous system problems like cerebral palsy, etc., the following symptoms can be observed:

  • Blurred vision
  • Double vision
  • Headaches
  • Attention or concentration difficulties
  • Losing place when reading
  • Spatial disorientation
  • Can’t find beginning of next line when reading
  • Comprehension problems when reading
  • Visual memory problems
  • Pulls away from objects when they are brought close to them
  • Poor fixations and pursuits
  • Dizziness or nausea
  • Unstable peripheral vision
  • Staring behavior (low blink rate)
  • Light sensitivity
  • Associated neuromotor difficulties with balance, coordination and posture

Vision therapy can be a treatment to help with brain-related vision problems.