The Vision Specialist’s Role in Concussion Rehabilitation
A Concusion Health Summit Lecture Series | Audio Lecture 10: Identification & management the most common vision problems in the concussed patient.
Visual Training Activities audio lecture identifies the most common vision problems in the concussed patient and provides demonstration on visual training activities to optimize athletic performance for reaction, anticipation and visual memory.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Identify and manage the most common vision problems in the concussed patient
- Describe THE BIG 5: NPC, NPA, Saccades (EM’s), Speed of processing, and Photophobia
- Demonstrate appropriate treatment strategies for functional visual retraining
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Over the past 30 years Charlie Shearer, OD has been a nationally recognized leader in the areas of vision therapy, visually related learning problems and sports vision enhancement. He has worked with US athletes and teams, professional and amateur athletes, and coordinated national screening of both Special Olympics and Junior Olympics. Charlie is a leader in the field of instrumentation development as related to his role of Director of Research and Development for Bernell Corporation, and his work with other companies.
Charlie was born in North Liberty, Indiana. He received his optometry degree from Indiana University. When Charlie returned North to Mishawaka, he resumed care of the patients of retiring Dr. Lou Fishman. Soon after, Charlie relocated his practice with Jonathan Kintner, OD. Throughout his career, Charlie has had particular interest in pediatric vision, including vision training and visual perceptual problems. He also has an interest in sports vision and continues to consult with the Colorado Rockies Major League Baseball team.