We Help You Triumph Over Trauma

In addition to vision therapy, our team of experts treat people who have suffered from traumatic brain injuries and concussions.

What is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is defined as any damage or alteration to brain function due to external physical force.

TBI can occur from any type of force: falls, accidents, assaults, explosions, and more. There are three levels of TBI: mild, moderate, and severe. About 80-90% of TBIs , including concussions, fall in the mild category, which are most responsive to vision therapy and rehabilitation.

People with TBI can become very sensitive to different forms of light, such as fluorescent lighting, sunlight, or computer screens. Visual sensitivity can also become an issue, making crowded spaces visually uncomfortable, leading to an increase in imbalance and vertigo.

Reported by some TBI patients, visual hallucinations are categorized as the perception of a visual event, such as flashes, in the absence of a stimulus. These visual images can be the result of the disruption of the brain tissue that is needed to process information.

Eye teaming, or binocular vision, involves how both eyes work together in a concise and coordinated way. When a person has had a TBI, these systems are weak or unstable, resulting in double vision and reduced depth perception, which affects mobility and orientation.

Eye tracking involves fixations (locking and following one object) and saccades (changing fixation from one object to another). Focusing is characterized by our eyes’ ability to switch attention and clarity between near and far objects. Eye tracking and focusing are extremely important everyday functions for reading, driving, coordination, and balance.

Those with TBI often report cognitive “fog”. This may be due to a number of variants, including reduced visual attention span (ability to concentrate on only present visual information), visual processing speed, visuo-spatial memory (recognizing your environment and object orientation), and visual memory (remembering what you have seen). All of these skills can be improved with vision therapy.

At Belle Vue Speciality Eye Care, our vision therapy services can alleviate the above symptoms after a traumatic brain injury. Make an appointment today.

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Hattiesburg

Located in the Bellevue Corner Market Shopping Center.

Contact Information

Phone: (601) 475-2020
Fax: (800) 493-5956
[email protected]

Address

7117 Highway 98, Suite 30
Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Jackson Satellite Location

Located in the Highland Village Shopping Center.

Contact Information

Phone: (601) 487-1089
Fax: (800) 493-5956
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Address

4500 l-55 N Suite 218
Jackson, MS 39211
Monday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
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Located in the Bellevue Corner Market Shopping Center.

Contact Information

Phone: (601) 475-2020
Fax: (800) 493-5956
[email protected]

Address

7117 Highway 98, Suite 30
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Monday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Jackson Satellite Location

Located in the Highland Village Shopping Center.

Contact Information

Phone: (601) 487-1089
Fax: (800) 493-5956
[email protected]

Address

4500 l-55 N Suite 218
Jackson, MS 39211

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