Vision Therapy

Vision Therapy is a curriculum of activities provided by optometrists to give patients the opportunity to develop visual skills they need for comfort and success.

Each patient learns to use their visual abilities in new and more efficient ways through the use of lenses, prisms, and other instruments.

Patients with inadequate visual skills often experience the follow:

  • Difficulty Learning to Read and Poor Comprehension
  • Poor and Inconsistent Handwriting
  • Inability to Complete Work on Time
  • Headaches and often After Near Work
  • Eye Strain, Red Eyes, Itching Eyes
  • Attention Deficits and other Behavioral Problems
  • Poor Coordiation and Inconsistent Sports Performance

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Many conditions consistently involve visual difficulties and respond well to vision therapy. These include:

  • Developmental Delays
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Post Stroke
  • ADD and ADHD
  • Special Needs including Autism Spectrum Behaviors
  • Amblyopia and Strabismus
  • Allergies and Recurrent Ear Infections
  • Injuries that Affect Posture

A four year old patient during a therapy session doing Binocular Chart Reading.

For more information, visit the following websites:
College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)
Parents Active for Vision Education (PAVE)

To find an optometrist that understands vision and learning near you, visit:
Optometric Extension Program (OEPF)
College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)

For professional papers and research, visit:
Optometric Extension Program Reference Center (OEPF)

Our Success Stories

I am so grateful for Vision Therapy. My son, Gage was losing vision in one eye. He couldn't see 3D and often saw double. His hand-eye co-ordination needed work. He would get so frustrated with…

Vision therapy has helped me in many ways. I used to have trouble reading, now I can read chapter books. I used to trip a lot but now I don't. I didn't use to like P.E at school but now I think…

When i started vision therapy, I had a hard time seeing letters because I lost my place and I saw double or blurry sometimes. Now after vision therapy I can read better because words aren't…