These videos demonstrate the condition, the solutions and the impact Visual Stress (a.k.a. Meares-Irlen syndrome) has on people's lives.


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This video outlines the condition of Visual Stress, shows sample distortions, demonstrates the signs, lists the related conditions and outlines the treatment options.

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Opticalm™ - About Visual Stress

Opticalm - Visual Stress Signs & Symptom

A look at signs of Visual Stress, the triggers, and the distortions that individuals suffering from Visual Stress may experience.


Opticalm™ - Visual Stress Signs, Triggers and Perceptual Distortions

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This segment of the BBC special "Don't call me stupid" features actress Kara Tointon success with precision tinted lenses.


BBC News Special - Coloured Lenses for Kara Tointon's Reading Problem


Karen Monet from Opticalm presents on the CTV morning show. The process of Colorimetry is used to help people with visual stress who experience light sensitivity and perceptual difficulties associated with migraine, reading difficulties, and concussion or other head injury.


CTV Morning Live - About Visual Stress

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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.


International Institute of Colorimetry - Tom's Story

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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.


Visual Stress Canada - Interview with Arnold Wilkins

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Dr. Bruce Evans and Professor Arnold Wilkins are interviewed by Optometry Today to explain visual stress, who precision tinted filters help and why. They explain optometry guidelines for the use of Intuitive Colorimetry, determining the genuine cases that might be helped, and how the resulting precision tinted filters help to relieve symptoms.


Optometry Today - Supporters of colour filters take on their critics

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A video FAQ about the Intuitive Colorimetry Assessments offered by Linklater Warren -


Linklater Warren - What is Colorimetry?


Hugh Kirby of ITV's Meridian Tonight reports on how precision colour is used to reduce Visual Stress, a condition where overstimulation of the visual cortex leads to a difficulty in processing visual input. Selecting the right colour through Intuitive Colorimetry has been shown to calm the brain and help people with a range of symptoms, most suffered during or after reading, including migraines and light sensitivity.


ITV Meridian Tonight - Report on Colorimetry

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Description, symptômes et les options de traitement


Opticalm™ - Le Stress Visuel

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