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A Holistic Approach to Eye Health Across the Lifespan

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Dr. Brandon Walley, optometrist and owner of Collierville Vision Center, talks with us about a holistic approach to eye health across the lifespan.

About Our Guest

Dr. Walley is a native of Madison, MS. He received his B.S. in Microbiology in 2004 from Mississippi State University. In 2008 he received his doctorate of Optometry from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis.

At his practice he specializes in primary care Optometry, Vision Therapy and Sports Vision Therapy. Dr. Walley believes in a holistic approach to eye care and often discusses nutrition and other lifestyle choices that have an impact on eye health. Through his vision therapy program he helps children and adults recover from eye muscle issues that can have a significant impact on learning or work related tasks. Lastly, through his sports vision therapy he helps athletes improve their vision so that they can perform better on the field or court. 

He lives in Collierville and is married with three children and two dogs. He enjoys spending his free time with his family, playing golf, exercising, and spending time outdoors. His also enjoys Mississippi State sports and New Orleans Saints football. Dr. Walley also loves to cook and share recipes with his patients.

In this months episode you will learn:

  • Why close to 50% of the population is now nearsighted and must wear glasses, where in the 80’s this was only about 20%

  • The top 3 causes of progression of nearsightedness and what to do about it

  • The symptoms related to eye muscle problems and how vision therapy can help

  • The exciting frontier of sports vision therapy and how it is improving performance in youth athletes through professional sports players.

Find out more about Dr. Walley and Colliervile Vision Center at www.colliervillevision.com. He also provides vaulable information and the most update information on health on his Instagram feeds. Follow him @colliervilevision.

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