An individualized vision therapy program, combining both office and home-based vision therapy that address a patient’s specific visual problems, delivers the most efficient results.
The length of the treatment will vary, as will the exercises required. We will be building your visual-motor skills and endurance through the use of specialized computer and optical devices. Therapy programs can range in length from one session to 2-3 years. Most programs last between 6-9 months.
In order for the therapy program to be effective, it must be directed by an expert in the field of developmental optometry. A person’s visual system is very complex, and only a doctor with the appropriate training is qualified to determine which techniques should be used for your vision problem.
In some cases, prescription lenses may be required for certain refractive conditions. It is important to know that The Vision Therapy Center does not make glasses. We refer all of our patients to other optometrists and opticians.
A developmental optometrist’s approach to prescribing lenses is different than that taken by general optometrists or ophthalmologists. Our approach is functional and focuses on the underlying visual problem. When we prescribe lenses, they may serve any of the following functions:
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