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The Post Concussion Podcast: Understanding Vision Post Concussion - Eyes, Sport & Nutrition

Many concussion patients find that their vision doesn't return to normal post concussion and often find themselves at a loss of how to fix it

You may have 20/20 eye sight but how is your vision post-concussion? 

To put it simply: 

  • Eye Sight = Glasses
  • Vision = Brain

Dr. Bryce Appelbaum is a board certified fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Southern College of Optometry. He joins with Bella to discuss the importance of addressing your vision after experiencing a brain injury. We also go onto discuss the constant use of screens today and different aspects of nutrition that may affect your recovery. 

In this Episode

  • [00:02:15] Dr. Bryce shares what led to his interest in vision and concussion recovery

  • [00:07:24] Bella share’s the difficulty of taking a step back as an athlete

  • [00:08:31] Dr. Bryce walks us through vision therapy

  • [00:11:52] Dr. Bryce shares about vision and returning to play

  • [00:15:29] Bella shares overstimulation challenges at the grocery store

  • [00:18:31] Dr. Bryce shares nutrition and supplements role in concussion recovery

  • [00:24:49] Dr. Bryce shares his final message

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Sign up to get an all access pass to the VisionFirst Fastclass with everything you need to know before embarking on your own Vision Journey. Dr. Appelbaum will walk you through common symptoms of vision challenges and how to unlock your vision potential.

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