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: 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…

BLOG: Hemianopia or spatial neglect – can you tell the difference?

November 8, 2019

by Penelope S. Suter, OD, FCOVD, FNORA Visual spatial neglect is a disturbance in the perception of space due to inattention to that area of space. If we…

BLOG: An undiagnosed concussion is an untreated concussion

October 21, 2019

by Jeffrey J. Milroy, MPH, DrPH Although there are four million sport-related concussions reported annually, these likely represent only half the concussions…

BLOG: Five reasons OD students should consider neurorehab as a specialty

September 27, 2019

by Hannu Laukkanen, OD, MEd, FAAO, FCOVD-A This is an exciting time to be an optometry student — but also a stressful one, given the high academic standards…

BLOG: Dry eye and TBIs

September 6, 2019

by Michael S. Cooper, OD Dry eye may initially be pretty low on the list of medical concerns for patients recovering from traumatic brain injury, with much more…

BLOG: The OD belongs on the team

August 23, 2019

by Curtis R. Baxstrom, OD, FCOVD, FAAO, FNORA Patients who suffer a traumatic brain injury often have a team of rehabilitation professionals assisting in their…