What is Vision Therapy? 

Vision therapy is a supervised, non-surgical, and customizable program of visual activities designed to correct certain vision problems and improve visual skills that cannot be treated successfully with eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery alone.   

It has been widely accepted for years that the visual pathway in the brain is fully developed at a young age.  Recent studies have found that the brain has a significant amount of neuroplasticity, which is the ability of the brain to change its structure and function in response to external stimuli.  This neuroplasticity isn’t just happening for young children either, adults have been shown to have a significant amount of neuroplasticity.  A vision therapy program designed for the patient can correct vision problems and improve visual performance through neurological changes. 

 

Who Can Benefit from Vision Therapy? 

Certain vision problems can be corrected with vision therapy.  These vision problems include: 

  • Amblyopia 
  • Strabismus or “Lazy Eye”
  • Accommodative Disorders 
  • Computer Vision Syndrome
  • Convergence Insufficiency 

 

What are the Common Symptoms That Can Arise from These Vision Problems? 

  • Headache 
  • Eyestrain 
  • Fatigue 
  • Double vision 

Many of the symptoms of vision problems may be attributed to another aspect of the person’s life, whether it be an outdated prescription, being stressed at work, or being tired at the end of the day.  To see if your daily life is affected by these vision problems, fill out our Predictive Checklist and Lifestyle Checklist on our forms page. 

Predictive Checklist

Lifestyle Checklist

Once you have these forms filled out, our team will review them and schedule you for a visual efficiency evaluation.