Feb 27, 2021
While occupational therapy and vision therapy have some similarities, they are actually very different. Read on to learn about their differences, and find out whether you should have your child see a vision therapist.
Jan 24, 2021
Confidence is one of the keys to success. If your child is struggling in school or in sports, it could be due to a vision problem. Find out how vision therapy can improve your child’s visual skills and boost their self-confidence.
Dec 30, 2020
Find out how educators can accommodate students with poor visual skills and help them learn better.
Nov 26, 2020
When selecting a gift for your child this holiday season, try to choose one that promotes learning, creativity, and visual health. Check out our recommendations!
Oct 28, 2020
Even children with 20/20 vision may experience functional visual problems that can negatively affect their schoolwork and enjoyment of activities like reading and sports. Our vision therapy program can help treat these visual problems, allowing your child to reach their potential both in the classroom and on the sports field.
Sep 23, 2020
Many schoolchildren have started the new school year at home, learning in online classes at least part of the time. As parents, it's important to monitor your children for signs of eyestrain and the worsening of other eye conditions.
Aug 26, 2020
Eyeglasses correct deficiencies in our vision. While eyesight might weaken as we age, wearing glasses is not the cause.
Jul 28, 2020
Most parents have heard of nearsightedness (myopia) and farsightedness (hyperopia), but there are many other visual problems that can affect a child’s success. Here are some common visual problems we think you should know about.
Jun 23, 2020
If your child struggles with reading, focusing, or performing other academic tasks, it may be time to consider vision therapy. Here’s why.
Jun 15, 2020
Vision therapy is the ideal treatment for strabismus and offers long-term results because it targets the root of the issue — the brain.
Apr 12, 2020
Did you know kids can keep developing visual functions from the comfort of their home? In this text, we outline various fun and engaging exercises parents can do with their kids to develop accommodation, depth perception, and other critical visual skills.
Feb 23, 2020
Are you frustrated your bright child is not reading at the level you think they should be? They may actually be suffering from an issue in their visual system. Our practice can assess more than just 20/20 vision and use vision therapy to treat any vision-related learning issues that could be affecting your child.
Feb 19, 2020
Vision therapy helps children with poor visual skills perform daily tasks more efficiently and with ease. This can lead to more success with school-work and sports, which, in turn, can have a positive effect on one's self-confidence.
Jan 19, 2020
Vision therapy, practiced for over 150 years, has been helping patients with visual problems strengthen the eye-brain connection. Over the years, it has developed and expanded into a highly effective method for learning or improving visual skills.
Dec 16, 2019
Whether you’re a pro-athlete or a 4th grader struggling to read, improved vision skills can boost confidence and success in life. Consider vision therapy this year and see the change for yourself!
May 20, 2019
Those with excellent visual acuity may experience difficulty with visual processing or focus, which can impact various aspects of a child’s development, learning ability, and daily functioning. Fortunately, visual skills can be trained through vision therapy. Question is: how young is too young for your child to begin vision therapy?
Jan 29, 2021
During COVID-19, parents are challenged with the task of supporting their children’s studies as they contend with online classrooms and homework. We can certainly acknowledge our teachers have done a phenomenal job at adapting their classroom setting to a virtual one, but a struggling reader or learning problem is hard...
May 31, 2020
The International Examination and Certification Board (IECB) of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) has certified Dr. Lianne M. Pino of Miami, FL as a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD). The Fellow certification process serves to identify individuals through Board certification who are...
May 03, 2017
VISION AND LEARNING IN SCHOOL, 75 TO 90 PERCENT OF WHAT WE LEARN INVOLVES our visual system. About 25 percent of students struggle with their visual skills such as eye teaming, eye focusing, eye tracking and visual information processing. In the technological world that we live in now there is...
Apr 04, 2017
ONE OUT OF FOUR CHILDREN STRUGGLE WITH reading and learning unnecessarily because of undiagnosed vision problems, making vision therapy a simple and effective tool in helping children (as well as adults) overcome these obstacles to perform everyday tasks more easily and efficiently. But what is vision therapy and how does...
Mar 27, 2017
March is brain injury month. Eyesight is the human brains most sophisticated sensory system. About 50 percent of brain injuries demonstrate visual skill deficiencies. There are two types of brain injury: traumatic brain injury (TBI) such as concussions and acquired brain injury (ABI) such as cerebrovascular accident or stroke. Visual...
Dr. Pino also performs in-depth testing for the diagnosis and treatment of neuro-visual and ocular-motor difficulties related to traumatic and acquired brain injuries including accidents, concussion, stroke and other visual and processing difficulties.
She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.