Visual midline shift (VMS), when a person is unable to clearly sense where their center is, causes a loss of balance that prevents people from keeping to a straight line and even affects concentration. A potentially dangerous condition, VMS is caused by a stroke or a brain injury.
Neuro-optometric rehabilitation is a small but promising field of therapy that uses prism lenses to correct the distorted view that patients suffer from. Worn only during the therapy sessions, these prisms have had great success with patients who suffer from various results of disturbed brain pathways.
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