Education

Here, you will find a growing source of information to help you better understand Visual Stress and the impact it has on our community.  The more people are educated on the condition, the more people will be helped. 

Education material will be developed and presented in the form of blogs, newsletters, videos, podcasts and both live virtual and recorded webinars and workshops. When possible, we will resume live training sessions.

Raise awareness of Visual Stress by sharing these resources and providing your feedback. The information is important to health care professionals, educators, employers, patients or anyone who suffers from or works with those who suffer from the symptoms of the condition. As we develop new content over the coming year, we will also be working with healthcare and education colleges to get the courses qualified as Continued Education Credits. 

 

We welcome any ideas you may have to help us build our education and training programs to best meet your needs.

 

Please contact us with your thoughts.

Thumb Nail - Brain Injury and The Virtua

Links and information referenced in the "Brain Injury and The Virtual World" Video:

What is Visual Stress - Opticalm Visual Stress Solutions

Zoom fatigue is taxing the brain. Here is why that happens. - National Geographic:

Visual Stress Symptoms - Opticalm Visual Stress Solutions

 

Eye Health Library - Canadian Association of Optometrists

 

The 20-20-20 Rule - Canadian Association of Optometrists

 

Ergonomics checklist - Health Canada and others

 

Office ergonomics - University of Waterloo 

 

Hypersensitivity of the Visual Cortex - US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health

 

Pattern glare: the effects of contrast and colour  - Frontier in Psychology

Pattern glare - Optician

 

Images of Nature study article - Science alert

 

Autonomic Nervous System Responses to Viewing Green and Built Settings: Differentiating Between Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Activity -  US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health

The Influence of Visual Triggers on Symptoms in Brain Injury and Concussion - Brain Injury Canada

Reduce screen intolerance - Opticalm Visual Stress Solutions

 

fMRI evidence that precision ophthalmic tints reduce cortical hyperactivation in migraine - National Institutes of Health

20 years of intuitive colorimetry - Optometry Today

 

Tint & Track Software  - Opticalm Visual Stress Solutions

 

Apple iOS 10 Color Filter App - IOS Hacker

 

Fonts and Visual Stress: The Influence of Typography on Algorithms That Predict the Speed and Comfort of Reading -  Research Gate

Non LCD Screens for Concussion - Journal of Neurotrauma

 

Fluorescent light: Visual discomfort indoors - Sage journals

 

Fluorescent light: Lighting and discomfort in the classroom - Semantic Scholar

Colour Changing bulbs - Opticalm Visual Stress Solutions

 

This is your brain on nature - National Geographic

 

Physiological Benefits of Nature - International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

 

The Future of Wellness 2020 - Global Wellness Institute

Prescribing Nature  - Nature Conservancy Canada

Brain on Nature Podcast- Brain on Nature 

Other resources:

Key  visual stress research - Opticalm Visual Stress Solutions

Concussions Anonymous with Lisa Khera and Karen Monet - Concussions Anonymous

Opticalm video gallery - Opticalm Visual Stress Solutions

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