Functional Neurology

Memory Problems? Maybe an Optometrist Can Help

By Deborah Zelinsky, O.D. Why would someone visit an optometrist for memory problems? Because memories are built on our ability to "visualize" and "process" what we are seeing, feeling, smelling, touching, hearing, and thinking. Visual processing is what enables...

Domestic Violence: Harmful to Women – and the Fetus

Domestic Violence: Harmful to Women – and the Fetus

by Deborah Zelinsky, O.D. Pregnant women subjected to domestic violence - both physical and psychological - are more likely to give birth to infants with abnormalities in eye-hand and eye-ear coordination, have future difficulties in learning, and problems related...

CTE, TBIs, and Psychotherapy

Our understanding of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) has changed the public’s understanding of the behavioral and emotional impacts of multiple symptomatic or asymptomatic traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). With CTE being diagnosed postmortem, this article will focus more on people...