Who Benefits from Vision Therapy?
Learning-related Vision Problems
Vision Therapy can help children and adults who lack the
necessary visual skills for effective reading, writing,
and learning (i.e., eye movement and focusing skills,
convergence, eye-hand activity, visual memory skills,
To learn more about vision-related learning problems,
visit any of these web pages on:
vision and learning, eyesight and reading, eye tracking and/or convergence insufficiency.
Find out how 20-20 Eyesight and 20/20 Eye Screenings
- Not Perfect for Learning and School!
Information about learning related vision problems and: learning disabilities (LD's),
Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD),
dyslexia and vision.
Vision Therapy helps students who have problems with reading or read below grade level, have
difficulty with handwriting, homework (i.e. math,
Vision Therapy can also help students who have been
labeled "slow learners, lazy students, Attention
Deficit (ADD)" or have behavior problems or require special
Poor Binocular Coordination
Vision Therapy helps individuals develop normal
coordination and teamwork of the two eyes (binocular
vision). When the two eyes fail to work together as an
effective team, performance in many areas can suffer
(reading, sports, depth perception, eye contact, etc.).
To learn more about binocular (two-eyed) vision, visit
web pages on: What is Binocular Vision?, What is Double Vision?, and 3D vision and depth perception.
Adults and children can gain binocular vision and depth perception
(3D vision) with Vision Therapy.
Test your binocular vision with The Framing Game.
Vision Disorders that can affect learning and ocular
Convergence Insufficiency (common near vision disorder)
Recent scientific research – funded by the National Eye
Institute and conducted at multiple centers including the
Mayo Clinic –
has proven that in-office Vision Therapy is the best
treatment for Convergence Insufficiency.
To learn all about Convergence Insufficiency, go to:
What is Convergence Insufficiency
What is Intermittent Exotropia; caused
by Convergence Insufficiency?
Strabismus and Amblyopia
Vision Therapy programs offer much higher cure rates for
turned eyes and/or lazy eye when compared to eye
surgery, glasses, and/or patching, without therapy. The
earlier the patient receives Vision Therapy the better,
however these conditions can be treated at any age.
Children, adults and parents tell their stories about Success with Lazy Eye, Crossed Eyes,
An expert explains crossed eyes (strabismus) and lazy eye
(amblyopia). Are they all the same?
Find out about all types of eye turns at strabismus.org.
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about eye muscle surgery for crossed eyes
and lazy eye.
Even more helpful information and links can be found at children-special-needs.org and lazyeye.org.
Stress-induced Visual Difficulties
21st century lifestyles demand more from our vision than
ever before. Children and adults in our technologically
demanding society constantly use their near vision at work
and at home. Environmental stresses on the visual system
(including excessive computer use or close work) can
induce eyestrain, headaches, and/or visual difficulties
which can be effectively treated with corrective lenses
and/or Vision Therapy.
Find out more about how Vision Therapy can help
stress-induced vision difficulties:
What is a Common Near Vision Problem and
the Leading Cause of Eyestrain, Blurred Vision, Double
Vision, and/or Headaches?
They were told they had 20/20, but Still
Dizziness, Motion Sickness, Eye Strain,
Stomachaches, Double Vision...common symptoms of stress
-induced visual fatigue?
Relief from Frequent or Chronic
Headaches, Visual Stress, Eyestrain, and/or Stomachaches
during or after Reading, School or Office Work.
Visual Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI),
Stroke, Birth Injury, Brain Damage, Head Injury, Cerebral
Palsy, MS, etc.
Vision can be compromised as a result of neurological
disorders or trauma to the nervous system (such as, head
injuries, traumatic brain injuries (TBI's), stroke,
developmental delays, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis
(MS), etc.). Vision Therapy can effectively treat the
visual consequences of brain trauma (including double
Information on traumatic brain injuries
(TBI's) and hidden visual problems.
problems associated with traumatic brain injuries
Read patient testimonials about the elimination of double
vision and other visual difficulties at Success with Brain Injuries
Visual Rehabilitation for Special Needs - Developmental
Delays, Visual Perceptual Visual-Motor Deficits, Attention
Deficit Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders
To learn more about vision therapy as it relates to
developmental delays or disorders, see:
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
Disorders (ADHD): Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments
Autism Spectrum Disorders: Eye
Examinations, Eyesight, Vision Therapy
Vision Therapy for Visual Perceptual
Article: Diagnosis of Non-Verbal
Learning Disorder (NLD), Hidden Disability.
Sports Vision Improvement
Strong visual skills are critical to sports success. Not
much happens in sports until your eyes instruct your hands
and body as to what to do! Vision Therapy can successfully
improve eye-hand coordination, depth perception, visual
reaction time, peripheral awareness, eye teaming,
focusing, tracking, and visualization skills (to mention
just a few).
Vision Therapy has helped many children and adults enjoy
newfound Success with Sports and Coordination!
Vision Therapy can be the answer to many visual problems!
Don't hesitate to contact our office with your questions.
To read definitions of Vision Therapy by outside sources,
You are also invited to look through a National Catalog
of hundreds of Vision Therapy Success Stories.
There's more to healthy vision than 20/20 eyesight!
Learn more about symptoms of visual problems which
affect reading, learning, sports and quality of