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Visual training is a type of physical therapy for the eyes. It can be done for both adults and for children.
In adults, it's usually done for those who have experienced trauma from a concussion due to sports or injury. It is also highly effective in improving eye-hand coordination and balance in sports vision as well.
In children, it's usually done for lazy eyes, crossed eyes, double vision, eyestrains, visually related reading and learning disabilities. It is highly effective, non-surgical method of re-aligning the two eyes.
Vision Therapy is usually done in office by vision care professionals. Some of the medical equipment utilized included,
- corrective lenses (regulated medical devices);
- therapeutic lenses (regulated medical devices);
- prism lenses (regulated medical devices);
- optical filters;
- occluders or eye patches
- electronic targets with timing mechanisms;
- computer software (high tech device with different programs);
- balance boards (vestibular device)
- visual-motor-sensory integration training devices
The first step of visual therapy is a comprehensive eye exam. Ask your Optometrist for details if you want to see your child perform better in eye-hand coordination or for sports. It can be referred by your Optometrist to see one.
Dr. Yan L. Liang, OD
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