Welcome to Vision Therapy
Where our focus is on you!
What is Vision Therapy (VT)?
Vision therapy is a doctor-supervised, non-surgical and customized program of visual activities designed to correct certain vision problems and/or improve visual skills.
What is the goal of Vision Therapy?
1) Help patients develop or improve fundamental visual skills and abilities.
2) Improve visual comfort, ease and efficiency in certain tasks.
3) Change how a patient processes or interprets visual information.
4) Reading level and speed increases, time spent on homework decreases and learning becomes easier.
Who needs Vision Therapy?
1) Learning related visual problems: Difficulty with reading, focusing, comprehending and tracking print can negatively affect learning.
2) Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or post stroke patients: Neurological disorders can change how the eyes work together and can create blind spots in vision. This can negatively impact a persons independence by limiting such things as driving ability.
3) Lazy eye (amblyopia) or crossed eye (strabismus): Between the ages of 6 months to 7 years old is known as the critical period in children where the eye and brain make proper connections. Children with a lazy eye or a crossed eye are at risk for not making the proper connection between the eye and brain and therefore, never seeing 20/20.
4) Sports vision improvement: People who want to improve hand/eye/body coordination. In fact, many athletes undergo sports vision therapy to make them a better athlete!