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Transcript of Vision Therapy
Athletes - Sports Vision How do I know if I or someone I know needs Vision Therapy? Eye turn/Lazy eye
Poor at math
Very aggitated by reading or near work
Poor at sports
Athlete who wants to be better Amblyopia is defined as a loss of vision which is not caused by disease or trauma and is not corrected fully by glasses Commonly misunderstood
Language processing problem - being able to talk and understand others
Mistaken for a visual problem Visual system is rarely not affected
Balance Quicken response time
Attention to peripheral vision
Visual processing speed
Visual accuracy What do you do in Vision Therapy? Tracking
Reaction speed What is perfect vision? 20/20
Don't need glasses
None of the above?? What visual skills do I need for perfect vision? Clarity (acuity)
Muscle mobility and coordination (convergence and divergence)
Peripheral vision Demonstration
Bean bag Sight Visual Memory Comprehension Phonics Questions or comments? How do we read? Vision Therapy: Learning to see The First Exam When should a child first see an eye doctor? 6mo-12mo
FREE! Next appointments: Before pre-school
Listen to your child's doctor Glasses, Contacts, CRT, Oh My! What is CRT? Corneal Refractive Therapy
Hard contact lenses
Only when you sleep
Slow down nearsightedness
Not just for children Who can wear CRT? How long can I wear CRT? Nearsighted to a point
No corneal disease How does CRT work? Is CRT safe? Each lens can last up to 3 years depending on the age of the patient and any prescription changes
No time restriction with good eye health Fluid transfer
Retainer for the cornea Yes!
Many doctors use it Thank You!
Allison Hoffman, O.D.
Family Vision Care of Waverly