HoustonFit Running and Walking Club

Well it’s July in Houston, Texas and the last thing most of you are thinking about is running outside! However, I welcome you all to reconsider. Vision and eye health are most supported by oxygen. Good ole’ O2 primarily enters our bodies by breathing and our heart pumps the new wonderful oxygen throughout our whole […]


New Study on How to Prevent Visual Acuity Loss

We’ve previously discussed studies on ADD and given tips on how to test vision at home and are excited to tell you about an amazing new study on how better predicting vision loss can lead to better treatments. A newly published study in JAMA Ophthalmology found that few patients who completed the Comparison of Age-Related […]


7 Celebs Famous for Their Glasses

Discouraged about having to wear glasses? You’re not alone. With many adults and children alike needing to wear glasses, you are bound to need a pair at some point in your life. But don’t be discouraged. Many prominent celebrities, politicians, musicians, and more have all sported them, and in the below cases, made eyeglasses part […]


5 Ways to Test Your Vision Now

Can’t get to our facilities or those of your eye doctor? There are ways to test your vision now without having to drive, park, wait, and evaluate. In fact, these tests can be very useful in telling you whether or not it’s time for a change regarding your vision. So if you feel you could […]


New Study Confirms Neurobiological Origin Of Attention Deficit Disorder

A new discovery has been made about the origins of Attention Deficit Disorder. News Medical has the story. A study, carried out on mice, has just confirmed the neurobiological origin of attention-deficit disorder (ADD), a syndrome whose causes are poorly understood. Researchers from CNRS, the University of Strasbourg and INSERM1 have identified a cerebral structure, the […]


Singer Nick Lachey Talks About Brother With Asperger Syndrome

Singer and television personality, Nick Lachey, is heading up the 5th annual Lindt Gold Bunny Celebrity Auction to raise money and awareness about Autism. Lachey told People Magazine he has a 19-year old brother who was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at age 9. Zac, who lives with their mom Cate in Cincinnati, was diagnosed when he […]

These Autism Simulations Help You Feel What It’s Like

Mashable has an interesting collection of autism simulations to help you get a sense of what autism is like. All 5 of the simulations were created by people with autism based on how each of them experience life. “Sensory hypersensitivity” and “sensory overload” are the simulations below. What is autism? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) describes […]

Vitamins For Eyes Are Important

We always think about taking vitamins to promote a variety of good health effects. One part of the body we often leave off the list are the eyes. Vitamins for eyes are just as important. Shouldn’t eye health be important to you? With age comes a natural deterioration of eyesight. Taking the right vitamins for […]

How Vision Therapy Can Help Kids With Autism

Parents looking to help their autistic child would not normally think of an eye doctor as the first place to go, but maybe they should. Vision Therapy could be just the answer! Dr. Graebe is a behavioral optometrist whose practice specializes in Vision Therapy, a kind of physical therapy for the eyes, body and brain. […]

Vision and Sound Out Of Sync For Some Kids With Autism

Everyone knows how annoying it is to watch a TV show and experience the picture and sound being out of sync. The lips are moving but it’s not synced with what is being said. According to a new study some kids with autism may be experiencing out of sync vision and sound on a daily […]

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