These videos demonstrate
the condition, the solutions and the impact Visual
(a.k.a. Meares-Irlen sydrome) has on people's lives. For more information
Optometry Today - Vision and Reading
Optometry Today (UK Association of Optometrists' publication) interviews Bruce Evans, director of research at the Institute of Optometry,
Professor Arnold Wilkins, director of Visual Perception Unit at the University of Essex, and Peter
Allen, principal lecturer and director of clinics at Anglia Ruskin University.
International Institute of Colorimetry
This is a heartwarming story of a 17 year old boys fight to turn his life
around. Tom has Visual Stress or Mears-Irlen Syndrome. The text on a page multiplies in a random
un-focused way, leaving reading extremely difficult and exhausting.
Opticalm™ - About Visual Stress
This video outlines the
condition of Visual Stress, shows sample distortions, demonstrates the signs, lists the related
conditions and outlines the treatment options.
This is a series of animations taken from a
project aimed at helping people to find out what it is like to have
Visual Stress Canada - Interview with Arnold Wilkins
This interview with Dr. Arnold
Wilkins, head of the Visual Perception Unit at the University of Essex, runs through the
research into the condition, the different neurological symptoms that often co-exist with Visual
Stress, how colour works to alleviate the symptoms and how recent brain scans bring us closer to an
understanding of the causes of Visual Stress.