Blurry Vision, Eyestrain, Double Vision, and/or Headaches
Convergence Insufficiency (CI) is the leading cause of blurry vision, eyestrain, double vision, and/or headaches (including with near vision). Patients should be aware that convergence insufficiency is a fairly common visual condition and that treatment is very effective.
Convergence Insufficiency (CI) and Reading Problems
Convergence insufficiency can interfere with the ability to read, learn, and work at near (at close distances). This article by an eye doctor explains how and why CI causes reading and learning problems. See the illustrations!
Dyslexia and Vision
The American Academy of Optometrists and the American Optometric Organization discuss vision, learning-related vision problems, and dyslexia.
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.
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.
Learn to see in 3D! Visit the 3D Art Gallery and view Magic Eye stereograms, stereo photographs, optical illusions, and much more.
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.
The College of Optometrists in Vision Development.An international professional organization which grants board certification in Vision Therapy to optometrists.
The American Optometric Association. Organization of 32,000+ optometrists.
Optometric Extension Program Foundation. Serving the educational needs of optometrists.
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).