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Dr. Lynn Hellerstein’s New Book – Expand Your Vision: How to Gain Clarity, Courage, and Confidence

2021-07-29T03:06:29+00:00July 29th, 2021|Concussion/TBI, Featured, Hellerstein & Brenner, Vision and Learning, Vision Therapy|

Denver, CO. July 28, 2021 – Multiple book award-winning vision expert Dr. LynnHellerstein, is launching her latest book, Expand Your Vision: How to Gain Clarity, Courage, and Confidence on Thursday, July 29th. The eBook will be free for three days on Amazon July 29-31 as a thank you from the author. “Most limit their vision, their vision does not limit you,” says Dr. Hellerstein. Her first book, See it. Say it. Do it. has helped millions of adults and children [...]

Reading and Writing went from a Nightmare to MAGIC with Vision Therapy

2021-07-29T03:01:41+00:00May 10th, 2021|Featured - Small, Vision Therapy, Vision Therapy Success Stories|

I had fun with Taylor! Before vision therapy it was hard for me to read and write. I didn’t like to read and write. Now, I want to because it’s easy. I can see better and do everything better. I am reading chapter books and writing lots of sentences. I wrote 10 sentences in my journal all by myself! I like to look at books for fun on my own. - Jack   Watching a child learn to read and [...]

We were in AWE of the Incredible Improvement

2021-07-29T03:02:55+00:00May 5th, 2021|Vision and Learning, Vision Therapy Success Stories|

 Hudson started a new school in the fall of 2019 as a 2nd grade. We had previously thought that he was just late at learning how to read and that he just needed additional help. We knew he was smart but also started to notice that certain homework tasks were incredibly difficult for him and would result in hours of work through tears and frustration. After consultation and testing at his school, it was advised to us to have his [...]

Make a Difference this Earth Day and Recycle Your Contact Lens Packs!

2021-05-10T19:34:51+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Contact Lenses, Hellerstein & Brenner|

We have partnered with Terracycle and Bausch + Lomb through the ONE by ONE program  to recycle contact lens materials! What CAN be recycled: 🌱Contact lens packs (blister packs) 🌎 Foil tops 🌱 Contact lenses 🌎 ALL contact lens brands are accepted What can NOT be recycled: 🌱Any liquid/solution 🌎 Boxes & cleaning solution bottles can not be recycled through this system, but CAN be recycled through other/regular recycling programs . . . . . . . . . . [...]

Get to Know Our Newest Doctor – Dr. Shelby Cusick-Riley!

2021-06-01T12:28:53+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Featured - Small, Hellerstein & Brenner|

Welcome Dr. Cusick-Riley! Dr. Cusick-Riley grew up with dreams of a career in optometry. As a Denver native and avid Broncos fan, her goal since high school at Regis Jesuit was to practice in her home state of Colorado. After achieving her undergraduate degree at CU Boulder, Shelby moved to California for six years, to pursue her optometry degree, complete residency training, and further refine her skills and knowledge. While in California, Dr. Cusick-Riley also experienced some wonderful changes [...]

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month 2021

2021-04-22T16:34:19+00:00March 31st, 2021|Concussion/TBI, Vision Therapy|

WHAT IS BRAIN INJURY Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) is the summary term for a traumatic event (such as a concussion) or medical condition (such as stroke) resulting in damage to the brain. An ABI often impacts daily function. What can cause a brain injury? Traumatic Brain Injury (or TBI) examples include: concussion from a motor vehicle accident, fall, sports/recreational impact with another play or object Neurological disease examples include: multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy Other medical conditions examples include: stroke, [...]

Amazing Progress Through Vision Therapy with Photolight Therapy Following Brain Injury

2021-04-22T21:34:24+00:00March 17th, 2021|TBI/Concussion Success Stories, Vision Therapy Success Stories|

When I first arranged an appointment at Hellerstein & Brenner, it was already 5 months after my brain injury occurred. In January, a ski lift chair had hit me from behind and knocked me down backwards. My head hurt, but I wore a helmet and the pain diminished. I was able to ski the rest of the day. A month later, I had a terrible headache that lasted for three days. When I went to the ER, the doctors discovered [...]

Dr. Grell’s Halo Laser Treatment Experience

2021-03-17T19:01:21+00:00January 21st, 2021|Hellerstein & Brenner|

WELCOME TO MY EXPERIENCE WITH HALO LASER TREATMENT TO MY FACE & NECK! First, the reason why I chose to have the Halo Laser treatment @paoculoplastics: After discussing my aging skin concerns with one of my trusted oculoplastic surgeons, Dr. Chris Thiagarajah @denvereyeliddoc, he highly recommended the Halo Hybrid Fractional Laser treatment @halobysciton. The Halo is a complete skin revitalization treatment! You see overall improvements in your skin including a reduction of fine lines, reduced pore size, reduction of [...]

Get to Know the H&B Staff this Holiday Season

2021-03-14T00:42:07+00:00December 25th, 2020|Hellerstein & Brenner, Vision and Learning|

Happy Holidays from Our Hellerstein & Brenner Family to Yours! Like so many of the events in 2020, our Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center Holiday Party looked a whole lot different. Despite the different appearance, we still found a way to bond and enjoy each other's company. At our Zoom Holiday Party we played "Guess the Baby Picture Game" and the cuteness that came along with it was too adorable not to share! Here's your chance to learn a [...]

Vision Learning Games & Toys for Holiday Gifts!

2021-01-21T03:15:34+00:00December 15th, 2020|Vision and Learning, Vision Therapy|

The holidays are just around the corner! And with the holidays comes gifting and giving...below you will find a list of educational toys and activities for kids of various ages and abilities to help develop visual processing and visual motor skills! Give the gift of visually learning and enhancement! Play is important in enhance children's development. And learning can be and is FUN!  BUILDING GAMES AND TOYS: Eye-hand coordination, visual-spatial organization, and visualization Mega Bloks (Age 1+) K’NEX (Age [...]

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