- Who Needs Vision Therapy?
- Photos: An Inside Look at Vision Therapy
- Videos: Featured gallery
- Infographic: 10 Things to Know
- Interesting Vision Facts.
- How to Get Tested For Vision Problems.
- Checklist of Symptoms.
- Questions to Ask Before You Make an Appointment.
- The Optical Illusion of 20/20 Vision.
Infants & Children
- When Should Infants Have Their First Vision Examination?
- Baby Vision: What Your Little One Sees.
- How Well Does Your Baby See?
- Save Your Child's Vision: Helpful Tips for Parents.
Myths and Facts
How to Get Tested for Visual Problems
Who Should Be Tested?
Children and Adults who display the following symptoms should be screened by a qualified vision therapist:
Avoidance of close work
Blurred or double vision
Closing or covering one eye
Difficulty in remembering what is read
Eye-hand coordination problems in sports or at job-related tasks, or general clumsiness
Frowning or squinting while reading, writing, or working at the chalkboard
Getting headaches, nausea, or dizziness unrelated to known illnesses
Holding head close to the book when reading, or close to the table when writing
Inability to finish timed assignments at any grade level
What is the First Step?
If you suspect a vision problem, the first step is to schedule a comprehensive visual examination to evaluate the basic visual skills necessary for good visual performance. Further testing may be done to evaluate specific areas necessary for efficient academic performance. Upon completion of a thorough evaluation, we will determine what your visual needs are. If necessary, an individualized program of lenses, visual hygiene and/or vision therapy will be developed to meet your specific needs and goals.