vision therapy

Can Vision Therapy Help Children with Math Problems?

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Proficient math skills are a necessity of everyday life and an essential part of any child’s development. Without good basic math skills, adult life has the potential to be more difficult than it needs to be. Unfortunately, the percentage of people with lower than average math skills is very high in the United States and […]

Early Eyes: Strabismus and Amblyopia in Children

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We spend an awful lot of time on this site talking about what happens to aging eyes. As older folks, to put it nicely, that’s something we can either sympathize with or worry about. However, for many people, the degenerating vision that comes along with age (presbyopia) isn’t really a looming issue. Or well, it might be, […]

Can Dark Therapy Rebuild Vision?

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Can you believe that sitting in a dark room for several days could improve your vision? It seems a little crazy, but some researchers in Canada have found that it may just work! Although it seems illogical to some, many experts are saying, “Of course!” In complete darkness, your eyes will be resting much more […]

Myopia, Hyperopia and Astigmatism Explained

Myopia, Hyperopia and Astigmatism Explained

The names of eye conditions can sometimes be confusing. Not to mention completely baffling when it comes to understanding what each condition means. Your eye doctor may have diagnosed you with one, but what does it mean? When it comes to nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, most people aren’t quite sure of the differences. If you’re […]

Vision Therapy for Problems That Can’t Be Fixed with Eyeglasses

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Vision therapy can be one of the top ways to treat common vision conditions such as myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. This is an especially useful treatment for school children, whose eyes easily adapt to the therapy techniques. Unfortunately, not every child gets the treatment they need when they’re young and conditions like amblyopia and strabismus […]

All About Crossed Eyes and Lazy Eye

All About Crossed Eyes and Lazy Eye

Strabismus and amblyopia are two very closely linked eye conditions that affect our eye muscles. These conditions are mostly found in children, however, when left untreated, they can become a permanent condition in adult eyes. Strabismus and amblyopia are often confused and people have a hard time telling the two apart. Both conditions affect the […]

Eye Conditions That Can Be Addressed with Vision Therapy

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We’ve thrown this stat at our readers more times than we can count, but it’s just such a pertinent one that we’re going to give it to you one more time: Did you know that 80 percent of all learning is visual? Though this statistic refers mostly to classroom learning, it really does speak to […]

Will Vision Therapy Benefit Your Child?

Will Vision Therapy Benefit Your Child?

No one can deny the importance of sight. More importantly, no one can deny the importance of healthy eye development in children. When something goes wrong, kids can have a tough time in school, sports, or any other activity that requires sight. Vision therapy may be a good option when it comes to children with […]

Your Eyes Might Need Therapy

Your Eyes Might Need Therapy

When it comes to correcting vision, we’re largely used to thinking in terms of glasses, contacts, or even surgery. However, some problems may need a slightly different technique. A growing movement of optometrists have begun to extensively dabble in vision training – a branch of alternative medicine that includes eye exercise and tailored eye exams. […]

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