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Convergence Insufficiency

Convergence insufficiency is an eye teaming problem where the eyes have a difficult time working together and can drift apart during reading and other near activities. Convergence insufficiency often goes undiagnosed because an individual can pass a typical 20/20 eye chart test and still have the problem without knowing it. We recommend bringing your child…

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Understanding Lazy Eye

Amblyopia, commonly known as lazy eye, is a condition in which there is blurry or reduced vision in one or both eyes that is correctable by glasses and/or contact lenses. Amblyopia causes more visual loss in children than all the injuries and diseases combined in this age group. Lazy eye causes loss of depth perception…

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Position Statement on Optometric Vision Therapy By the American Optometric Association (AOA)

[Excerpts relevant to vision therapy and learning disabilities, learning disabled children or learning disabled adults (including cases of possible or diagnosed Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD), dyslexia)] The American Optometric Association (AOA) affirms its long-standing position that optometric vision therapy is effective in the treatment of physiological…

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