What is vision therapy?

 

Vision therapy is an individualized treatment regimen prescribed to help patients in the following ways:

  • Provide medically necessary treatment for diagnosed visual dysfunction

  • Prevent the development of visual problems

  • Optimize visual performance and comfort

  • Sessions are generally conducted in-office on a weekly basis

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Who is Vision Therapy for?

Vision therapy is beneficial for individuals with learning related disabilities,  patients suffering from post concussion visual symptoms, and for patients with strabismus and amblyopia (lazy eye). Vision therapy is safe, drug-free, and effective for both children and adults.


Can't I just get glasses?

Having good visual acuity (20/20) does not ensure good vision. Prescription glasses are a major part of optimizing vision. The correct prescription allows for good visual acuity. The act of vision is the complex neurological processing of information in the brain and integrating this information into the rest of our dominant senses. This allows us to visually process information for planning and learning. 


What does vision therapy use?

Treatment exercises use therapeutic lenses such as prisms and filters, occluders, balance boards, electronic targets & a variety of special tools designed for specific and unique vision therapy activities. 


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What is the goal of vision therapy?

Help patients develop or improve fundamental visual skills and abilities. Improve visual comfort, ease, and efficiency! Help change how a patient processes or interprets visual information. Get in touch below if you'd like to learn more about Vision Therapy and how it could help you achieve your vision goals!

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