How Vision Therapy Can Help

Vision therapy is an individualized treatment program using specialized eye exercises and equipment that helps teach the patient how to correct problems with their eye muscles and improve their strength to achieve good binocular vision.

Signs and Symptoms of Binocular Vision Problems

  • Limitations on sports, driving, reading
  • Eyestrain (especially while/after reading)
  • Headaches
  • Double vision
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Frequent loss of place while reading
  • Sleepiness during activities
  • Trouble remembering what was read
  • Words appear to move, jump, or float
  • Problems with motion sickness and/or vertigo
  • Short attention span
  • Lazy eye: amblyopia
  • Double vision due to neurological problems

Frequently Asked Questions

How long do vision therapy sessions last?
Treatment consists of 30-45 minute in-office therapy sessions combined with homework exercises that patients do at home. The duration of the treatment varies between 10-25 sessions.

Is vision therapy only for children?
Eventhough children are the most commonly treated due to vision requirements at school, many adults who had these types of problems and remain untreated will benefit from vision therapy treatments because symptoms remain the same.