Penelope S. Suter, O.D., FCOVD
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Bakersfield, CA 93309
Lazy Eye -
Vision and Learning
- All About Vision and Learning
Browse through this large collection of articles by the PTA, School Nurse News, Web MD, professors, eye doctors, and more...
- About Success in School
with Vision Therapy
Read stories written by students, parents and teachers about improved
grades, reading, spelling, math, handwriting, and more.
- Attention Deficit Disorder and Vision
Is it really ADD/ADHD? Or is it an undetected vision problem?
- Convergence Insufficiency and Reading Problems
This article by an eye doctor explains how and why convergence insufficiency causes problems with reading and learning. See the illustrations!
- Dyslexia and Vision
The American Academy of Optometrists and the American Optometric Organization discuss vision, learning-related vision problems, and dyslexia.
- Tracking Problems and Reading Difficulties
Article by an eye doctor explains how and why tracking problems interfere with reading skills. See the illustrations!
- Vision Therapy and LDs
As part of an interview, an eye doctor discusses whether Vision Therapy helps learning disabilities or learning-related vision problems.
Binocular Vision Impairments
- Binocular Vision
How does it work? Why do we need it?
- Lazy Eye, Crossed-Eyes, Strabismus, etc.
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.
- Eye Muscle Surgery and Vision Therapy
Eye muscle surgery, a common treatment for crossed eyes and lazy eye, does not have great success rates. Even when necessary, eye muscle surgery has had improved success rates when coordinated with pre- and/or post-surgical Vision Therapy.
3D Stereo Vision
- Eye Doctors and 3D Vision
Eye doctors use stereoscopic 3D images to develop and reinforce 3D vision.
- The Stereo Vision Project
What is stereo vision? What is a binocular vision impairment?
Learn to see in 3D! Visit the 3D Art Gallery and view Magic Eye stereograms, stereo photographs, optical illusions, and much more.
- Optometrists Network
A national network of optometrists.
- COVD -- The College of Optometrists in Vision Development
An international professional organization which grants board certification in Vision Therapy to optometrists.
- AOA -- The American Optometric Association
Organization of 32,000 optometrists.
- OEP -- Optometric Extension Program Foundation
Serving the educational needs of optometrists.
- NORA -- Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation Association International, Inc.
An organization which provides direction for the visual rehabilitation of persons who have physical disabilities and/or traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
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