Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation
Utah Vision Development Center specializes in assisting individuals that are experiencing traumatic brain injury. Our team is comprised of highly skilled, trained, and friendly professionals that are prepared help you or a loved one get through this trying time. Traumatic brain injuries should not be taken lightly as if they go untreated can cause long-term/permanent health problems.
We believe it is important that individuals understand the correlation between traumatic brain injury and vision. Here are some details that you should be well aware of when it comes to understanding this injury and how to seek proper treatment.
What is traumatic brain injury?
It is of the utmost importance that we provide the most accurate and efficient information to our clients. Traumatic brain injury is a sign of brain dysfunction that is cause by a blow to the outside of an individual’s head.
This injury can be caused by a variety of reasons including car accidents, physical contact through sports (for example head to head contact in football), and/or violent blows to the head. If you find yourself in any of the latter situations, it is imperative that you seek assistance as soon as possible. Leaving this injury untreated can cause major problems both physically and to your vision.
How can this injury affect your vision?
When it comes to traumatic brain injury and what can cause a trigger effect to the rest of your body is important information that one should understand. In particular a traumatic brain injury can definitely affect an individual’s vision in a variety of ways.
Taking a strong blow to your head can result in blurred vision (temporarily, long-term, or permanently), eye fatigue, double vision, or in the worse case scenario lost of vision permanently. It is of the utmost importance that if you find yourself experiencing this injury to any degree to get treated immediately before the effects become worse.
Proper treatments for traumatic brain injuries
Many individuals that endure traumatic brain injuries do not understand the treatment options that they have available. There are a variety of treatments that can be utilized depending upon the severity of the injury. An extended amount of rest is the most simplest form of treatment.
Higher levels of treatment include medications (such as, but not limited to Diuretic and Mannitol), surgery (such as decompressive craniectomy), rehabilitation, and therapy. When you seek medical treatment from our facility we will properly assess your injury to determine the appropriate treatment that you need.
Our contact information
Would you like to inquire more information from our team and set up a consultation meeting? Feel free to contact our team during our business hours via phone at (801) 810-1060. You can also contact our team by visiting our website and clicking on our contact page. On that page you will be able to fill out a short form and our customer service team will reply to you as soon as possible.