Vision Therapy is a series of prescribed exercises done in the office for visual problems that cannot be helped with glasses or contact lenses alone. VT is like physical therapy for the eyes during which vision disorders are corrected to improve patients’ visual function and performance while strengthening the connection between the eyes and the brain to create lifelong changes. Vision therapy treats problems adults and children have when using their eyes up close, especially at school or work. Eighty percent of what we see, comprehend, and remember depends on the visual system. Eye tracking, eye teaming, and eye focusing problems make it difficult to read, learn, and remain on task.
Vision therapy is an effective treatment for, but not limited to, the following:
- Crossed Eyes
- Lazy eyes
- Wondering eyes
- Symptoms of Acquired Brain injury
- Convergence dysfunction
- Oculomotor delays