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Potential Impact of Electromagnetic Waves on the Human Body and the Role of Optometry
Mind-Eye Research: Potential Impact of Electromagnetic Waves on the Human Body and the Role of OptometryCan electromagnetic waves like those produced by common appliances and wireless devices, including cell phones and WiFi routers, change the way we perceive our...
Retina Opens Whole New ‘Window’ to Brain Evaluation
Retina Opens Whole New ‘Window’ to Brain Evaluation Mind-Eye Founder Tells International Group How Light Can Affect BrainBecause the retina of the eye is composed of brain tissue, it offers a “window” to the brain and can serve as basis for future evaluation of...
‘Seeing the Brain Through the Eye’ More Than Just a Title
Mind-Eye Blog: ‘Seeing the Brain Through the Eye’ More Than Just a Title Seeing the Brain Through the Eye is the title of a project underway in the laboratory of Delia Cabrera DeBuc PhD. at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami....
Retina Proving to Be More Than Meets the Eye
Mind-Eye Blog: Retina Proving to Be More Than Meets the Eye Mind-Eye Founder Presents to Global Scientists at World Pharma 2023Calling the retina an “overlooked part of the central nervous system,” noted optometrist Deborah Zelinsky OD told global participants in the...
First Optometrist Elected President of Brain Mapping Society
Mind-Eye Institute Founder Inducted During International World Congress
Local Optometrist Participates in Pentagon Award Ceremony
Local Optometrist Participates in Pentagon Award Ceremony Mind-Eye Present to Recognize US Military for Lifesaving Pandemic EffortsAn internationally renowned optometrist from Northbrook, Illinois was among neuroscientists and brain experts invited to Washington, DC...
Patients Remember Most How You Made Them Feel
Mind-Eye Blog: Patients Remember Most How You Made Them Feel At Mind-Eye, Patient Service ‘About Empathy,’ Compassion, and ConcernAs we head toward the holidays and the close of 2022, keep this thought in mind: Customer service is about empathy. That statement – from...
‘Brain’ Glasses Improve Her Walking; Help Her Smile Again
Success Stories: ‘Brain’ Glasses Improve Her Walking; Help Her Smile Again Patient Says Mind-Eye and Donalee Markus Put Her on Path to RecoveryAfter six years of struggling with concussion symptoms, Sue Hebeisen of Minneapolis says she can smile again, determine left...
Plenty ‘Fight’ Left in Me; Resiliency Gets Me ‘Back’ to Work
Mind•Eye Blog: Plenty ‘Fight’ Left in Me; Resiliency Gets Me ‘Back’ to WorkPlenty ‘Fight’ Left in Me; Resiliency Gets Me ‘Back’ to Work I fell and injured my back a couple months ago, and, as part of my journey to recovery, had to learn how to manipulate a...
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'Dr. Zelinsky Is Renowned'
~ Norman Doidge, M.D. & Clark Elliott, Ph.D., Dr. Patrick Quaid and Patricia S. Lemer praise her accomplishments:
"Zelinsky fit Elliott with a series of eyeglasses designed to improve the perceptual damage that made his life so difficult... Getting fitted for Zelinsky's eyeglasses is like no eye appointment you've ever had... Now, Elliott says, he is almost entirely symptom-free, able to problem-solve, multi-task and find his way easily — all abilities he lost in the auto accident in 1999. When he put on his Phase VI glasses he felt something that he hadn't felt for years: "I felt normal."
Review: 'The Ghost in My Brain'
- The Chicago Tribune
"One brilliant Chicago-area optometrist I know, Deborah Zelinsky OD, FNORA, FCOVD, has developed a unique, patented, easy-to-administer evaluation called the Z-Bell Test. This test measures the efficiency of integration between visual processing and listening....A 2014 study at Vanderbilt University found that children with autism do not synchronize their seeing and hearing...I have watched Dr. Zelinsky administer this test to disbelieving colleagues, who were astounded by its accuracy and results...Over the past two decades, The Z-Bell Test has become internationally recognized by the scientific community.”
- Patricia S. Lemer, Licensed Profesional Counselor (LPC)
"I visited Dr. Zelinsky, and she showed me how she can use optical lenses to alter sensory filtering, by directing light to different retinal cells and brain circuits. This can influence activity in the brain and the hypothalamus to better regulate body chemistry, sensory integration, and even some auditory processing. [Dr. Zelinsky] works frequently with patients working with learning and cognitive disorders as well as TBIs."
- Norman Doidge, M.D.
"I was delighted to have Dr. Zelinsky personally contribute to the book. Her wealth of knowledge in the area of visual development and visual processing is widely known, not just through her contribution of eye-care to the author of “The Ghost in My Brain”, but also via her Mind-Eye Institute and the lectures and training their provide. Dr. Zelinsky is not just colleague and a friend, but also a valued member of the neuro-optometric community and an invaluable bridge to other allied professions treating brain injuries. Her contribution to the book is deeply appreciated."
- Dr. Patrick Quaid, MCOptom, FCOVD, PhD
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