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Fayiz Mahgoub

Fayiz Mahgoub
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Fayiz Mahgoub is a fourth-year Optometry student with interests in Vision Therapy, Neuro-Optometry and Specialty Contact Lenses. As a first-year student, Fayiz served as president of his university’s COVD and NORA clubs. He then went on to establish a contact lens club and as well as a sports vision club at Western University College of Optometry. Fayiz has also served as National President of the National Optometric Student Association (NOSA).
What Is Sports Vision Training and How Does It Improve Performance
Are you an athlete looking for an extra edge in your performance? Have you heard about sports vision training and are curious about how you could benefit from it? In the video below, Dr. Fayiz Mahgoub reviews exactly what you need to know about sports vision training. https://youtu.be/usN5rZ7TS7k If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. 1) What is the role...
What is Vision Therapy and How Does It Work
Are you concerned your eyes aren't working well together? Do you find yourself easily tired or fatigued after reading a book or working on the computer? If so, you may benefit from vision therapy! My name is Dr. Fayiz Mahgoub and today I'm going to tell you what vision therapy is all about. To understand how vision therapy works, you...
Difficulty focusing can impact copying information off the chalkboard in school
Today I'm going to review the link between vision and learning. Did you know that 80% of the information you learn comes through your vision? This means that in order to achieve your highest potential, good vision is essential! So how does vision develop and how can you make sure that you have the best vision possible? In the video...
Here's How the FDA Approval of IDx-DR Will Impact Diabetics
There are currently over 4 million people living with permanent vision loss from diabetes. This is especially sad because, according to the National Institutes of Health, the risk of vision loss from diabetes can be reduced by 95% with regular access to eye care. In this article, I'm going to review what diabetic retinopathy is as well as talk...
The Top 5 Visual Skills for Sports (& How To Improve Them)
Vision is by far the most dominant sense used in sports! To get an idea of just how important vision is to your athletic performance, imagine yourself playing your favorite sport while wearing a blindfold. Pretty tough, right? Most people don’t realize that vision is a learned ability that is made up of 17 different visual skills.  What are visual skills? Humans...
5 Signs Your Child Could Have a Learning-Related Vision Problem
The link between learning and vision cannot be overstated. In fact, research shows that 80% of learning happens through vision! This means that a vision problem can cause major setbacks for your child’s success in school. As a result, this can lead to frustration and poor self-esteem. If your children are performing below their potential in school, look for these...
Classroom school vision screenings.
If you have a school-aged child, you’re bound to one day receive a letter about school vision screenings. But what exactly does that screening entail? Is it enough to ensure the health and vision of your child’s eyes? Fortunately for you, I’m here to take the mystery out of school vision screenings and answer the questions that parents typically...