Some visual conditions or vision problems cannot be treated adequately with just glasses, contact lenses and/or patching, and are best resolved through a program of Vision Therapy, also known as Vision or Visual Rehabilitation.

What is Vision Therapy and/or Visual Rehabilitation?

Vision Therapy and/or Visual Rehabilitation is an individualized, supervised, treatment program designed to correct visual-motor and/or perceptual-cognitive deficiencies that are either congenital or acquired. Vision Therapy sessions include procedures designed to enhance the brain’s ability to easily and effectively control:

  • eye alignment,
  • eye tracking and eye teaming,
  • eye focusing abilities,
  • eye movements, and/or
  • visual processing (including comprehension and interpretation).

Visual-motor skills and stamina are developed through the use of specialized computer and optical devices, including therapeutic lenses, prisms, and filters. During the final stages of therapy, the patient’s newly acquired visual skills are reinforced and made automatic through repetition and by integration with motor and cognitive skills.

Who Benefits from Vision Therapy?

Children and adults with visual challenges, such as:

Vision Therapy can be the answer to many visual problems. Don’t hesitate to contact our office with your questions. To read definitions of Vision Therapy by outside sources, see What is Vision Therapy? and/or Vision Therapy? Self-help Eye Exercises?. To browse through hundreds of stories writtten by parents, teachers, adults and children, go to a national of catalog of Vision Therapy Success Stories.