Mind-Eye Featured in the News Media
Newspapers and television stations throughout the country have been reporting on the work of the Mind-Eye Institute. Read the articles below to learn more about what the Mind-Eye Institute is doing to pioneer change in how optometric evaluations are performed in the 21st Century.
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Mind•Eye Media: What We See on Zoom, Not Always What We ‘Visualize’ From The Desk of Dr Zelinsky Zoom never looked so good. That’s because the coronavirus pandemic has kept most of us under stay-at-home orders for weeks. So, we are fulfilling our desire for...
Mind•Eye Media: Mind-Eye Institute Founder a ‘Next-Generation Scientist’ Deborah Zelinsky OD and Team Moving Eye Care to ‘Brain Care’ Her patients call her a “next-generation scientist,” a researcher “pushing the limits of knowledge,” a practitioner “ahead of the...
Live Webinar: The Mind-Eye Patient "Recovery to Wellness" Journey Building Better Brains™ When: May 21, 2020 at 12:00pm CST Presented by: Dan Myers O.D. Case StudiesAn Illinois teacher sustained...
Mind•Eye Media: Now Is Right Time To Check Child’s Ability To Learn Mind-Eye Institute’s Mission: Use 21st Century Science to Build Better BrainsSchools still closed? Children confined at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic? If you are a parent, now is the time to...
Mind•Eye Media: New TeleHealth Appointment Options A MESSAGE TO CURRENT MIND-EYE PATIENTSWe are aware that stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic are making it difficult for current patients to travel to the Mind-Eye office for...
Mind•Eye Media: Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update April 6, 2020 From Mind-Eye President: Zemen Abebe An Important Message to All Current and New Patients: We are requesting all of you who have appointments at the Mind-Eye Institute between now and April 30 2020, and must...
Mind•Eye Media: Optometrist Tells Congress Patients Need ‘Brain Care,’ Along With Eye Care Eye-Ear Testing Could Put More Kids in Regular ClassroomsMany children categorized as needing “special education” because of their learning struggles could return to the...
Mind•Eye Media: Optometrist to Address Congressional Caucus On Evaluating Children for Eye-Ear Coordination Mind-Eye Institute Founder Says Current Eye Testing Needs UpdatesStandard eye tests do not check how well a person’s eyesight and hearing are coordinated, and...
World Leader in Modifying Eyeglasses to Affect Brain Activity Chairs Three Panels at Brain-Mapping Congress
Mind•Eye Media: World Leader in Modifying Eyeglasses to Affect Brain Activity Chairs Three Panels at Brain-Mapping Congress A Chicago area optometrist, recognized globally for revolutionizing scientific understanding of how light affects brain function, will again...
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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 college 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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