TBI and Vision -- There Is More than Meets the Eye with Dr. Michael DeStefano


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Dr. Michael DeStefano is a neuro-developmental optometrist practicing at Visual Symptoms Treatment Center in Arlington Heights, IL. Dr. DeStefano received his Bachelor of Science in biology and his Bachelor of Arts in Italian from Loyola University Chicago, where he graduated with high honors. He received his Doctor of Optometry degree from Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Optometry, where he was valedictorian of the school’s inaugural class, the founder and president of the university’s chapter of College of Optometrists in Vision Development, and a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa honor society. He finds gratification in regularly evaluating and rehabilitating patients who strive to return to their normal lives after a concussion or stroke, as well as in aiding children who have visual issues affecting their learning. Dr. DeStefano is a member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, as well as the Illinois Optometric Association. He is active in his community, having lectured to neuropsychologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, chiropractors, and educators. In addition, he belongs to multiple online support groups for those who have suffered a TBI and those with other neurological visual conditions. visualsymptomstreatmentcenter.com Episode brought to you by Integrated Brain Centers Enjoying this podcast? Please consider supporting it for just $5 a month with a Patreon membership: www.patreon.com/amyzellmer

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