Br J Ophthalmol 89:1229 doi:10.1136/bjo.2005.069773
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Vision restoration therapy

  1. L R Caplan1,
  2. A Firlik2,
  3. N J Newman3,
  4. M Pless4,
  5. J G Romano5,
  6. N Schatz6
  1. 1Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
  2. 2New York University School of Medicine, NY, USA
  3. 3Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
  4. 4Neurology and Neuro-Ophthalmology, Northeast Health System, USA
  5. 5Cerebrovascular Division, University of Miami, FL, USA
  6. 6Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL, USA
  1. Correspondence to: Jose G Romano MD, Cerebrovascular Division, University of Miami, FL, USA;
  • Accepted 1 March 2005

A recent paper1 and accompanying editorials2,3 in the BJO have raised the question of whether vision restoration therapy is effective in the rehabilitation of visual field defects. As members of the scientific medical advisory board of NovaVision, we believe these editorials require comment and refer the interested reader to an opposing editorial in a recent issue …