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07-08-2009, 21:01   #1
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Lazy Eye / Amblyopia

Has any one ever heard / used Neurovision that suffers with the above?

http://www.accuvision.co.uk/amblyopia-treatment.html
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10-09-2009, 11:41   #2
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have you found out anymore about this? i have a consultation next tuesday but i believe i have this.... i dont wear glasses or contacts but i have very poor vision in 1 eye, so im not sure if i am a suitable candidate for lazer
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Is your consultation in Ireland or the UK?

I have amblyopia in my right eye and its affecting my career prospects so im looking for miracles right now
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my consultation is in cork at a lazer eye clinic, i'll let u know how i get on and what options are available
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my consultation is in cork at a lazer eye clinic, i'll let u know how i get on and what options are available
Great thanks
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15-09-2009, 13:36   #6
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just home from my consultation with Dr Con Hurley in cork there now, he told me Lazer is not an option for me as I have a lazy eye and he basically said there is no other route to take, bit disappointing as I did a medical for the guards and I was fine bar my lazy eye. I'll need to think of a new career path now.
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Thats crap news man, sorry to hear that.

From my understanding of Amblyopia there isnt really any treatments after age 8 or so. Which is why this Neurovision treatment seems to good to be true. Did the Doc not mention that to you?
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Sorry I misread your post, I thought you had a consultation for the Neurovision treatment.
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no man i asked were there any other procedures out there and he said there wasnt, he said unless the brain is trained by the age of 8 there is nothing that can be done
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16-09-2009, 11:22   #10
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Yeah thats waht the docs have been telling me and from what I can see online about it. Right now I'm below the standard for the Irish,European and Australian flight medicals so If I dont try to get my eye sorted I'll only be able to fly in the US. I'll probably try for the Neurvision treatment (http://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/showt...p?t=2055620597) and see how that goes. If it works it would be a great investment.
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I have amblyopia in my left eye & this treatment seems too good to be true. Does it correct the alignment of the eye? My left eye "wanders" when I'm tired. I've had opthalmic surgery three times to correct the alignment but a non surgical route would be great. The website that the OP posted up says that it is for adults, it is designed for people between 18 & 55. I'm going to email them for more details.
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Hi, I called the Wellington Clinic yesterday, I spoke to Annmarie, she told me that the neurovision was not available at the moment (or for at least another few months!) as the company is being taking over by someone else (or something like that!) Does anyone know of any other clinics in Ireland offering this treatment?
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I have amblyopia in my left eye & this treatment seems too good to be true. Does it correct the alignment of the eye? My left eye "wanders" when I'm tired. I've had opthalmic surgery three times to correct the alignment but a non surgical route would be great. The website that the OP posted up says that it is for adults, it is designed for people between 18 & 55. I'm going to email them for more details.
I don't think it is designed to correct the alignment of the eye, it is trying to improve the signal going into the brain from the amblyopic eye.
From what research I've been doing and from a respected person in the field I've been talking to I believe that there may be some merit to this treatment.

However any gains that are made in the amblyopic eye will gradually disappear after the treatment is over, so it's the kind of thing that has to be done constantly.
For instance, if for some reason you lost vision in your good eye, your lazy eye will probably improve to some degree to compensate. This improvement would probably be permanent as the lazy eye isn't getting any help.
If your lazy eye is being helped by an eye with good vision, it will start to become lazy again after the improvements claimed by this treatment.

The cost of the treatment is quite high from what I hear so that is a bit of a concern given the research I have done on the temporary nature of the improvements made in vision.
It will be interesting to see how others get on with this and maybe they can report on whether they have to constantly be training their eye to keep the vision or whether the improvement is permanent.

NB: Any info that I've written here is not fact. It's just what I've gleaned from the little research I've put into the matter.
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Hi, I called the Wellington Clinic yesterday, I spoke to Annmarie, she told me that the neurovision was not available at the moment (or for at least another few months!) as the company is being taking over by someone else (or something like that!) Does anyone know of any other clinics in Ireland offering this treatment?

That's great, I spoke to them two days before you and they said that they would send me out information on it. be nice if they told ya.
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Hi, I called the Wellington Clinic yesterday, I spoke to Annmarie, she told me that the neurovision was not available at the moment (or for at least another few months!) as the company is being taking over by someone else (or something like that!) Does anyone know of any other clinics in Ireland offering this treatment?
Exactly what was said to me. I was told I would receive a call in 2-3 months. Estimated price being €2,000 for the treatment.
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