Decreased coordination, comprehension, and school performance, as well as headaches and reading, are often related to undiagnosed visual issues. Even children with 20/20 vision still lack visual skills needed to read and learn at their full potential. These vision issues are often not discovered during a traditional eye exam. These children are often misdiagnosed as having a learning or behavioral disability. Vision therapy finds and corrects areas of weakness in a child’s vision.
Adults who suffer from fatigue, headaches, eye strain, dizziness, nausea, double vision, depth perception issues, or difficulty while driving often have a weakness in their visual system that is causing symptoms. Vision Therapy will uncover and correct these areas of weakness in your vision.
Average visual skills are not sufficient for athletes who want to perform at elite levels. Vision training specific to an athlete’s sport and position enhance the visual skills necessary for performance at the highest level. Please see our Sports Vision Training page for more information.
Although not visual disorders, ADD or ADHD can often be improved with Vision Therapy. This is because these children often have deficiencies in their visual system that affect their behavior and learning. In fact, many children with deficiencies in their visual system are often misdiagnosed as having ADD or ADHD. Vision therapy addresses deficiencies in a child’s visual system and often leads to greatly improved symptoms.
Amblyopia, also known as a “lazy eye”, comes from an eye-turn or blurry vision. This condition can be significantly improved or completely resolved with vision therapy.
Visual problems are very common in individuals with autism. Vision therapy helps autistic patients organize and stabilize their vision, increase eye coordination, and improve visual processing.
The majority of the neural connections in the brain are involved in an aspect of vision. Therefore, almost every person who suffers a concussion will have visual side effects. The most common visual effects of a concussion can be greatly improved through vision therapy.
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