The Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association International is an interdisciplinary group of professionals dedicated to providing patients who have physical or cognitive disabilities as a result of an acquired brain injury with a complete ocular health evaluation and optimum visual rehabilitation education and services to improve their quality of life.

BLOG: Five key elements for healing the brain

March 27, 2020

by Michael Steiner, PT, DPT A concussion or other type of brain injury can damage neuronal connections that serve as the communication pathways in the brain. This can…

BLOG: Eye tracking technology has sideline potential

March 13, 2020

by Nicholas Theodore, MD The National Football League’s Head Neck and Spine Committee, which I chair, is an advisory committee that works closely with the NFL…

BLOG: Concussions, depression and the eyes – it’s all connected

February 28, 2020

by Michael A. Longyear, DC, DACNB, CCSP It has long been known that concussions cause physical symptoms such as headaches and nausea. But the untimely deaths by…

BLOG: Brain injury helps engineers design better protective gear

February 14, 2020

by Matthew B. Panzer, PhD At the University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics, we are focused on studying how injuries occur during impact events so we can…

BLOG: Bad advice may hamper concussion recovery

January 31, 2020

by Anthony P. Kontos, PhD Patients often see a pediatrician or emergency department physician first after a concussion and are usually sent home with the following…

BLOG: Ocular biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease

January 17, 2020

by Leonard V. Messner OD, FAAO Alzheimer’s disease is a global disease of central nervous system dysfunction. Although public discourse about it tends to focus on…

BLOG: How temperature affects concussion recovery

January 8, 2020

by W. Dalton Dietrich III , PhD I’ve been researching the role of mild hypothermia and hyperthermia on health outcomes for more than 35…

BLOG: 5 things you should know about sleep and concussions

December 20, 2019

by Michael S. Jaffee, MD, FAAN, FANA You might not think about sleep as being related to concussions, but there are a number of ways that a good night’s rest…

BLOG: How functional neurology and optometry can work together

December 6, 2019

by David Rosenthal, DC, FICPA, FIBFN-CND Functional neurology practitioners use clinical rehabilitation techniques and physical manipulation to improve human…

BLOG: Neuro-ophthalmology perspective on concussion management

November 22, 2019

by Eric L. Singman, MD , PhD Historically, neuro-ophthalmologists have not embraced the comprehensive management of patients with traumatic brain…