Visual Health Resources
Vision and Learning
What is Lazy Eye?
New scientific research proves that older children benefit from lazy eye treatment (up to age 17). What is lazy eye (amblyopia)? Links, references, FAQ, etc.
What is Convergence Insufficiency (CI)?
Convergence insufficiency is a fairly common eye condition and treatment is very effective. The National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute is currently funding research on CI. Learn more.
- What is a Complete Eye Exam?
It is not enough to test the clarity of eyesight at a distance of 20 feet (known as 20/20). A complete eye examination needs to test many aspects of vision.
- About Children's Vision
A large web site with many pages of easy-to-understand information on lazy eye, crossed-eyes (strabismus), eye muscle surgery, binocular vision impairments, and much more.
- All About Crossed Eyes
A comprehensive site on the medical condition called strabismus (eye turns, wandering eye, deviating eyes, crossed eyes, etc). This site was written by an expert on all types of strabismus and their recommended treatments.
- Eye Muscle Surgery
Considering eye muscle surgery? Visit this page!
- Optometrists and Ophthalmologists
What are the differences in practice focus between a pediatric optometrist and a pediatric ophthalmologist?
- Choosing an Eye Doctor
Comments by educators on choosing pediatric vision care for a child.
- Vision Glossary
Build your visual health vocabulary!
3D Vision and Depth Perception
- Binocular Vision
How does it work? Why do we need it?
- Eye Doctors and 3D Vision
Eye doctors use stereoscopic 3D images to develop and reinforce 3D vision and depth perception.
Learn to see in 3D! Visit the 3D Art Gallery and view Magic Eye stereograms, stereo photographs, optical illusions, and much more.
Optometric Vision Therapy
Additional Vision Topics
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