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By On January 8th, 2019

1 in 20 young football players get concussions each season according to new study

New research suggests that young football players are even more likely to experience brain injuries than previously believed. According to the report published recently in The Journal of Pediatrics, football players between the ages of 5 and 14 saw higher concussion rates than reported in the past, with approximately 5% of players experiencing a brain…

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By On January 3rd, 2019

FDA Approves New No-Baseline Concussion Test

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new non-invasive concussion test that promises to diagnose brain injuries without prior baseline testing by using a four-minute eye tracking test. With this approval, the test known as EyeBOX has become the first no-baseline concussion approved for marketing. One of the biggest hurdles in diagnosing brain…

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By On December 20th, 2018

Non-concussive head impacts may still cause vision problems

One of the least recognized but perhaps most disruptive symptoms after a concussion is vision impairment. While some experience difficulty focusing their eyes after a brain injury, others say they can’t stand to be around harsh lights. However, it appears it may not require a full-on clinical concussion to cause vision issues. A new study…

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