A type of occupational therapy for the eyes and brain, vision therapy is a non-surgical intervention for many common visual problems - from lazy eye and double vision to convergence insufficiency and crossed eyes. The treatment protocol is designed to improve and correct binocular, oculomotor, visual processing and perceptual disorders.
"In Amblyopia the dominant eye acts like a bully and doesn't allow the lazy eye to play. That metaphor describes what neuroscience shows us about Amblyopia (lazy eye) where there is an active neural process that occurs in the brain to "suppress" or shut off the amblyopic eye. In Taylor's vision therapy, we are using an advanced model of Amblyopia treatment that enables her to use her two eyes as a team. Here you see Taylor engaged in a binocular vision game..." ~Wow Vision Therapy
Vision Therapy is a combination of eye exercises that improve control of ocular muscles and visual processing skills. Our developmental optometrists tailor the exercises to you or your child’s needs and provide personal supervision.
Is it a Vision Problem, Dyslexia, ADD or ADHD? Many symptoms of visual disorders mimic symptoms of dyslexia, ADD and ADHD. Many children and adults carrying the label of dyslexic, ADD or ADHD really have functional vision problems.