Special Glasses For Brain Injury Patients

WXYZ) – 1.4 million Americans suffer a traumatic brain injury each year. They can be the result of a fall, an auto accident or perhaps a blast injury. The road to recovery can be a long, painful one. But a local optometrist has found a way to cure many of the symptoms almost instantly.

Patricia Woods suffered a traumatic brain injury in an automobile accident. Months after the crash, she was still having symptoms “The headaches were excruciating. I had never had headaches in my entire life.” Patricia’s headaches got significantly better just by putting on a special pair of eyeglasses. “And it was just wonderful.”

Dr Debby Feinberg of Vision Specialists of Birmingham has worked with hundreds of brain injury patients like Patricia. Dr. Feinberg told us, “When they come in, they’re suffering with dizziness, headaches, nausea, imbalance in gait and they are feeling very uncomfortable in open spaces.”

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  1. The link doesn’t work. I want to see this as it may be about some of the lenses like we make here in Frostbite Falls.

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