Are Screens Ruining Our Vision? w/ Dr. Bryce Appelbaum + BoneCoach™

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Curious about the intersection between your eyesight and the health of your bones?

Wondering how to slow down the progression of and even reverse your nearsightedness?

Want to learn more about vision therapy and how you can train your brain to improve your tired, strained vision?

Then don’t miss out on this fantastic episode!

I speak with Dr. Bryce Appelbaum, Neuro-Optometrist and Vision Therapy expert, and we explore the misdiagnosis and missed opportunities of vision, and how your vision ties into your bone health.

Episode Timeline

0:00 – Episode start

4:10 – The connection between our vision and our bone health

7:17 – How your bones can be impacted by cataracts, glaucoma etc.

10:39 – What are some root cause issues for vision problems?

12:22 – Why screens are ruining our eyes and our kids’ eyes

20:32 – What is blue light, and why is some blue light worse than others?

24:25 – Do you like blue light glasses and amber glasses?

28:25 – What is the connection between head injuries and vision?

30:57 – What other conditions may someone be unaware they have that could be connected to their vision?

36:09 – What is Vision Therapy?

39:09 – What is ScreenFit?

45:29 – Are there any downsides to red light therapy?

47:51 – Should you wear sunglasses when we’re outside?

50:32 – Where can people find Dr. Bryce?

Resources Mentioned

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You can find Dr. Bryce Appelbaum’s resources below!

>> Do you spend long hours in front of a screen? Do you suffer from headaches, eyestrain, blurry vision, fatigue, lack of energy, or neck/back pain? If so, ScreenFit is for you!

ScreenFit is a vision wellness program that trains and rehabilitates the visual skills and abilities necessary to support the high visual demands of screen usage. ScreenFit is designed to teach you how to relieve the visual stress that technology places on our visual systems on a daily basis. This program will empower you with the tools to support healthy visual habits and efficient use of your eyes together as a coordinated team.

Go to to enroll and use the code “BONECOACH” to receive 10% OFF.

>> Did you have a head injury and feel like you are still not back to your pre concussion self? Are you a highly motivated professional desperately looking to return to work? Are you unable to navigate the chaos of life looking to return to your pre concussion state? Are you a student struggling to return to learn? Are you avoiding screens and/or reading in general? If you find that you answer yes to any of these questions, then go and learn how to put your vision first!

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About Dr. Bryce Appelbaum:

Dr. Appelbaum is on a mission to change the way the world views vision.  He believes there is more to vision than just 20/20 eyesight and has developed programs to retrain the brain to revise the eyes.

Dr. Appelbaum has been featured on the front page of USA Today, on CBS, in the New York Times Magazine, Bethesda Magazine, and as the cover story of OT Advance. He was the 2022 recipient of The Future of Health Award at the Mindshare Leadership Summit and has shared the stage with Dr. Joe Dispenza, Marie Forleo, and JJ Virgin. Dr. Appelbaum is a frequent podcast and media guest, having recently been interviewed on MindBodyGreen, Chris Kresser’s Revolution Health Radio, and Cynthia Thurlow’s Everyday Wellness.

Dr Appelbaum is a pioneer in neuro-optometry passionate about unlocking life’s potential through vision. His expertise includes reorganizing the visual brain post-concussion to return to learn and return to life, remediating visual developmental delays interfering with reading and learning, and enhancing visual skills to elevate sports performance.

He is the owner and managing doctor at Appelbaum Vision, PC, a private practice specializing in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation with offices in Bethesda and Annapolis, Maryland. He is the founder and CEO of ScreenFit, the premier eye doctor created online vision training program designed to transform your tired, strained, and blurry computer eyes into HD clear vision.

Dr. Appelbaum is a board-certified Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Southern College of Optometry. He completed his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis where he majored in psychology and pre-medical studies and graduated with clinical honors from The Illinois College of Optometry. He is certified in Corneal Refractive Therapy/Orthokeratology, a specialty contact lens approach to slowing down nearsightedness and improving eyesight as an alternative to refractive surgery.

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