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Eyes don’t keep up with my brain


There’s a need to attach a caveat to any VRT eye exercises and which relates to people who wear prescription spectacles, most particularly those who use varifocals or glasses which contain any sort (either vertical or horizontal) of prism. These type of spectacles are designed to be used looking straight ahead, ie it is usual practice to turn your head to align your eyes, and lens with your target. Looking through ‘off centre’, as you might call because you are turning your eyes rather than your head, distorts, and can make people very nauseous, and dizzy. Because eyes and balance are so closely intertwined it can knock one’s balance out completely. I have yet to find a VRT therapist, Balance Physio or Alexander Technique operative who understands that much to my cost I’m afraid. Helen

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