Vision and Learning

Binocular Vision Impairments

  • Lazy Eye, Crossed-Eyes, Double Vision, Strabismus, etc.
    An expert on strabismus covers the most frequently asked questions about eye turns and so much more! This is probably the most comprehensive web site on the subject on the entire internet.
  • What is lazy eye?
    Lazy eye is not the same as strabismus (a crossed eye or an eye turn). Read this very easy-to-understand explanation.
  • Children’s Vision
    A large web site with many pages of easy-to-understand information on lazy eye, crossed-eyes, strabismus, developmental delays, eye muscle surgery, dyslexia, binocular vision impairments, and much more.
  • Eye Muscle Surgery
    Answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding eye muscle surgery as a treatment for lazy eye, crossed eyes, etc. This type of surgery is frequently done, but often does not give satisfactory results.

3D Stereo Vision

General Resources

  • 4 Tips for Parents to Know
    Here’s a staggering statistic: 60 to 80 percent of the brain is involved in vision, so the way our minds interpret what we see has everything to do with how we learn.
  • Questions to Ask Your Vision Doctor
    While school is out and kids are able to enjoy a little time off from their jam-packed schedules of classes, and extracurricular activities, summer is the perfect time to visit the optometrist. Before you go to your vision doctor, make sure you familiarize yourself with the questions below.
  • What is Vision Therapy
    If you want to have healthy, strong muscles, you need to be active. Exercise ensures that your body doesn’t slowly deteriorate from inactivity.
  • What is a Complete Eye Exam?
    It is not enough to test the clarity of eyesight at a distance of 20 feet (known as 20/20). A complete visual evaluation tests many aspects of vision.
  • What is Vision Therapy?
    Various definitions of Vision Therapy by American Optometric Association, eye doctors, and patient advocates.
  • Vision Therapy FAQs
    An eye doctor answers questions about Vision Therapy in an interview.
  • Vision Therapy Research and Medical Literature
    Non-exhausitive list of scholarly articles, research, and case studies of vision therapy.
  • Success Stories
    A general catalog of vision therapy success stories
  • Optometrists and Ophthalmologists
    What are the differences in practice focus between a pediatric optometrist and a pediatric ophthalmologist?
  • Choosing an Eye Doctor
    Comments by educators on choosing pediatric vision care for a child.
  • Vision Glossary
    Build your visual health vocabulary!

Professional Organizations

  • PAVE
    Parents Active for Vision Education
  • COVD
    The College of Optometrists in Vision Development.An international professional organization which grants board certification in Vision Therapy to optometrists.
  • AOA
    The American Optometric Association. Organization of 32,000+ optometrists.
  • OEPF
    Optometric Extension Program Foundation. Serving the educational needs of optometrists.
  • NORA
    Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation Association. An organization which provides direction for the visual rehabilitation of persons who have physical disabilities and/or traumatic brain injuries (TBI).