Improving stroke victims' prospects

February 14, 2007

NovaVision's Vision Restoration Therapy (VRT) offers an effective rehabilitation intervention for patients with visual field defects resulting from stroke and traumatic brain injury, according to data presented at the 2007 International Stroke Conference, San Francisco, USA.

NovaVision's Vision Restoration Therapy (VRT) offers an effective rehabilitation intervention for patients with visual field defects resulting from stroke and traumatic brain injury, according to data presented at the 2007 International Stroke Conference, San Francisco, USA.

Of the 161 subject participants who underwent a six–module course (one module represents four weeks of therapy), 122 demonstrated a 3% or greater improvement in stimulus detection on visual field testing. Although functional outcomes were not measured in this particular study, previous studies have suggested that people who regain 3% or more of their visual field have functional improvements that may help enhance their quality of life.

NovaVision VRT is the only FDA cleared, non–invasive medical device that can enhance vision in people who have been left partially blind due to stroke or brain trauma.