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Vision Disorders
      Even a mild head injury such as a concussion, or whiplash, can damage delicate brain tissue. Vision disorders are commonly caused by traumatic brain injury.  Vision disorders caused by head injury are treatable, but they are 
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frequently over looked. As sighted beings, seeing is a large part of what we do, a small loss of visual acuity can have serious consequences. 

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     Age related vision disorders require competent assessment and treatment see resources below.

The following resources offer information concerning such disorders and their treatment.

Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association International,  Inc.
P.O. Box 1408 - Guilford, CT 06437  url: http://www.nora.cc/
The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary -- 310 East 14th Street
New York, NY 10003 -- Telephone: 212-979-4000
url: http://www.nyee.edu/
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped -- url: http://lcweb.loc.gov/ 
Optometric Extension Program, 1921 E. Carnegie Ave, St 3-L, Santa Ana, CA 92705,  Telephone: 714-250-8070 ;  Fax: 714-250-8157;  url: http://www.oep.org/jops.htm. 
AMD Alliance International  -  11460 Johns Creek Parkway,  Duluth, Georgia 30097,  U.S.A
A non profit alliance of vision and seniors organizations concerned with age related macular degeneration, AMD. Telephone:  877-263-7171 -- url:  http://www.amdalliance.org
The Screen Magnifiers Homepage  - Screen magnifiers are developed for people with low vision. -- Telephone: 800-541-7903 -- url: http://www.magnifiers.com/
Consumer Alert: Optician
You may not be seeing as clearly as you should and that could be dangerous! The Opticians Association of America acknoweldges there's a huge problem out there. If you have problems take your glasses back. You can also complain to Washington's Department of Health which regulates opticians.
For information on complaints/disciplinary of committee action: Telephone: 360-236-4947 - Fax:  360-586-0745
Dispensing Optician Examining Committee
1300 SE Quince Street, P.O. Box 47870
Olympia, WA 98504-7870
url: http://www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/hpqad/Disp_Opt/default.htm 

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