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Optometrists Network includes twelve advertising-free patient education websites and our FIND A DOCTOR free referral directory (eye doctors). No member or user registration is required to access our sites. Our ad-free information is sponsored by our O.D. Members (who are Doctors of Optometry or Optometrists).

Convergence Insufficiency (CI) is the leading cause of eyestrain, double vision (diplopia), and/or headaches. The National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute, and Mayo Clinic have proven that in-office Vision Therapy is the most effective treatment for this common vision disorder. This site was launched September 2005.

Scientific research on the successful treatment of lazy eye in adults and older children has exploded thanks to 21st discoveries about neuroplasticity. For example, scientific research by the National Eye Insitute has proven that older children benefit from lazy eye treatment (up to age 17). What is lazy eye (amblyopia)? Links, references, FAQ, etc. Launched 2005.

Also available at visionstories.com. Over 525 inspiring Vision Therapy Success Stories written by patients (children and adults), parents, and teachers. MANY topics are covered including ADD-ADHD; Blurred Vision, Brain Injured, Crossed Eyes, Double Vision, Dyslexia, Eye Strain, Headaches, Reading, Learning Disabilities, and much more. First launched in July 2004.

A large site which serves parents and adults seeking information on visual health. Popular with parenting groups and special interest on-line medical sites and communities. This site was originally launched in 1996 as kidsvision.org. The name was changed to children-special-needs.org in January 1997.

What is Vision Therapy? An in-depth FAQ interview with an expert eye doctor. References to research on Optometric Vision Therapy (some PDF format). Links. Originally published in 1999.

An eye doctor explains different types of lazy eye and strabismus (eye turns, crossed eyes, wandering eyes, etc.) in an easy-to-understand question and answer format. Lots of photos and illustrations! See the fun bits on the evolution of human two-eyed vision. Originally launched in 2001.

Winner, Internet Medical Site of the Week Award. Recognized by AMA News and many others. The cartoon-style website teaches the public about stereoscopic or binocular (two-eyed) vision in a fun and entertaining way. Originally launched as a website in 1996.

This website contains many third-party articles on ADHD and Attention Deficit Disorders with a special focus on the relationship between ADD/ADHD and vision. Published statements by educators, eye doctors, PBS, government agencies, United Nations, etc. Read comments on relationship between C.H.A.D.D. and Ciba Geigy (manufacturers of Ritalin). Launched in 1997. Articles added every year.

David B. Granet, M.D., ... many patients being treated for convergence insufficiency -- an inability to focus the eyes at close range -- were also being treated for ADHD.

This site provides resources and information regarding visual problems associated with brain injuries. Originally launched in 2000.

Under development. Links to information on learning disabilities and vision-related learning problems at Vision and Learning.


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