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Vision Therapy

Please note: Vision Therapy services are only offered at our Nashville location.

WHAT IS VISION THERAPY?

Vision therapy, visual training, or vision training is an individualized, supervised treatment program designed to correct visual-motor and/or perceptual deficiencies. Vision therapy trains the entire visual system which includes eyes, brain and body. The goal of VT (vision therapy) is to train the brain to use the eyes to receive information effectively, comprehend it quickly and react appropriately.

WHAT DOES VISION THERAPY INCLUDE?

Vision therapy sessions include non-surgical procedures designed to enhance the brain’s ability to control eye alignment, eye movements, focusing abilities, and eye teaming. State-of-the-art technology and software allows vision therapist to offer patients challenging programs for the enhancement of eye teaming, focusing, binocularity, fusional skills, convergence skills, and perceptual skills.

Vision therapy programs are individually designed for each person for maximum improvement. Each office session is approximately 30 minutes of one-on-one training with the vision therapist and at home exercises are given to help with self-reinforcing.

Studies show that 1 out of 5 (20%) school age children have an undiagnosed visual issue that affects learning. This percentage dramatically increases within the special education, learning disabled and remedial reading populations, where as many as 70% of these students have a significant visual component to their learning problems.

VISION THERAPY CAN HELP THE FOLLOWING BEHAVIORS OR DISORDERS:

WHO NEEDS VISION THERAPY?

Patients who require vision therapy generally have the following visual challenges: