Vision therapy is a highly individualized, supervised treatment program designed to rehabilitate visual skills necessary for visual processing, visual motor integration, and visual perceptual skills, as well as being a treatment for amblyopia that is beyond patching and lens applications. It allows for the retraining of visual functions that have been distorted by brain injury, illness, or lack of development.
Vision therapy programs typically include a weekly, 45-minute session in office and a home therapy program that could range from 15 to 45 minutes per day depending on the condition being treated. Vision therapy sessions include procedures designed to specifically treat patient symptoms and problems associated with:
Therapy procedures use different techniques to train different abilities. Specialized therapeutic visual training equipment, lenses, prisms, and filters will be utilized. During the final stages of therapy, the patient’s newly acquired visual skills are reinforced and made automatic through repetition and integration with motor and cognitive skills.
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Dr. Archibald has studied the effects of stress on vision. Through the use of carefully selected stress-relieving and preventive lenses and/or visual training, you can enjoy relief from even the most stressful close-up visual conditions. Patients receive the clinical guidance needed to develop the skills which provide for an efficient visual system.