2021 Update: Reading Comprehension
Since 80 percent of learning is through vision, if a child has a visual problem it will affect their reading comprehension. The first step inRead More
Can Eye Drops Be Overused?
Overusing eye drops can cause more harm than good. Do you find yourself constantly reaching for eye drops? While eye drops may provide satisfying andRead More
Dry Eye or Eye Infection?
Are your eyes red and irritated? Is it dry eyes or an eye infection? To help you out, here are the key differences between dryRead More
What is Reading Fluency?
Is your child’s reading below grade level? If so, it could be a reading fluency problem. If a child has some kind of visual dysfunction,Read More
2021 Update: Vision Therapy for Eye Tracking
Over 30% of those diagnosed as having dyslexia have an eye tracking deficit. When a child has a visual processing or perceptual disorder it hindersRead More
2021 Update: Vision Therapy for Adults
Vision therapy can be more effective for adult patients, as they are typically more motivated in therapy.
Once an adult starts to notice the results of vision therapy with their own eyes they realize how beneficial it can be for them, motivating them to improve even further.
2021 Update: Reading Fluency
80 percent of classroom learning is visual, meaning that any problems in the visual system can impact a child’s reading fluency. If a child hasRead More
2021 Update: BVD and Eye Fatigue
As many as 90% of people who use computers daily report eye fatigue symptoms. Vision is our primary sense, but most people take their eyesRead More
Is there a Link between Visual Skills and Reading?
We thank Dr Dan Fortenbacher for the context of this blog. This is based on Dr Dan’s blog on the VisionHelp website; ‘The importance ofRead More
Which Foods Help Dry Eyes?
Over 50% of all adults experience dry eyes. Other than dryness of the eye, symptoms of dry eye include burning, irritation and grittiness. While studiesRead More
Building Self Esteem
Too many children are labelled as lazy learners, poor students, learning difficulty and even dyslexia and ADHD, when it could be an undiagnosed vision problem.Read More
Which Eye Conditions Can Affect Learning?
According to the College of Optometrists In Vision Development (COVD), 25% of all children have an undiagnosed vision problem impacting their school grades. If yourRead More
What Are the Signs You Need Vision Therapy?
Are you concerned with your performance at school, work, or sports? Strengthening the visual skills boosts your ability to focus, read, concentrate and all other aspects required for work performance. Vision therapy is a customized, personalized treatment program designed to strengthen and improve visual skills, resulting in enhanced reading, learning, attention and the overall school performances.Read More
Could a Child with ‘20/20 Sight’ Have a Vision Problem?
Studies have found that 1 out of 4 school children suffer from a vision problem that impacts their learning. If your child has 20/20 vision,Read More
Could Your Child Have Digital Eye Strain?
Since 2010, there has been a 70% increase of smartphone usage and 40% increase in laptop usage worldwide. Eye doctors are reporting a major increaseRead More
Could Eye Strain Impact your Work Performance?
Do you feel your work performance is impacted by tiredness, headaches or eye strain?
Vision therapy may just be the solution you have been searching for.
Vision therapy is an effective customized program that can deliver clearer and more comfortable vision. Vision therapy has been clinically proven to be effective for adults too.
Does Dyslexia Impact your Work Performance?
Dyslexia affects around 15% of Americans, impacting the lives and work performance of millions of adults. Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects the wayRead More
How to Adjust to New Glasses
Have you ever put on a new pair of glasses for the first time, and noticed that your vision was blurry or making you feelRead More
How to Improve Your Child’s Reading Skills
If your child struggles to read, they may have an undetected visual problem. Reading fluency and comprehension is dependent on the strength of the visual skills – specifically, binocular vision, saccades, accommodation, visual fixation, and convergence. A deficiency in any of these visual skills can result in reading difficulties, which can consequently impact a child’s ability to learn.Read More
Why Is My Eye Twitching?
Have you ever felt your eyelid moving or twitching involuntarily? What is an eye twitch? An eye twitch, clinically termed myokymia, occurs when the eyelidRead More
Do Pencil Push-Ups Work?
Pencil push-ups are a commonly prescribed eye exercise for the treatment of convergence insufficiency (CI). The question is, are they really effective? Pencil push-up treatmentRead More
COVID-19 and Computer Vision Syndrome
Author: Dr. Alex Andrich and Patti Andrich The Vision Development Team Coping with COVID-19 may be affecting your vision The American Optometric Association (AOA) definesRead More
What Is Intermittent Strabismus?
Strabismus, also called an eye turn, can be intermittent or constant— depending on how often it occurs. Intermittent strabismus occurs occasionally, most often during stressfulRead More
Vision Therapy for “Laziness”: Success Stories
Personal stories from parents of children who were mislabeled as “lazy”, when a vision problem was the underlying cause. *Names have been changed for privacyRead More
Vision Therapy for Fatigue: Success Stories
Real life stories of adults and children who experienced eye fatigue before completing a program of Vision Therapy. *Names have been changed for privacy protection.Read More
Vision Therapy for Dizziness: Success Stories
Stories of adults and children who suffered from dizziness or motion sickness prior to completing a program of Vision Therapy. *Names have been changed forRead More
Can Adults Have Convergence Insufficiency?
Convergence insufficiency (CI) is a common vision condition that affects up to 17 percent of children and adults. While CI is generally diagnosed in childrenRead More
Do I Have Convergence Insufficiency?
Wondering if convergence insufficiency (CI) is impacting your school or work performance? Take this quick quiz to find out. People with CI often experience blurryRead More
Does Dyslexia Affect Adults?
Recent data shows that 1 in 10 adults have dyslexia and adults with dyslexia typically experience many challenges in the workplace and many adults also have low self esteem as a result of their dyslexia. Vision therapy has been shown to lead to improved reading, writing, and spelling. Vision therapy could be the solution you have been lookin for.Read More
Blue Light and Screens
Over exposure to high energy visible (HEV) blue light may be harmful to your health, and has become a rising concern among eye care professionals.Read More
What Are Contact Lenses?
Contact lenses are designed to cover the cornea, the clear covering of the eye. They stay in place by adhering to the tear film of the eye, and through the pressure from the eyelids. When you blink, your eyelid glides over the contact lens, enabling a cleansing and lubricating action to keep the contact lens comfortable on the cornea.Read More
What is Myopia Management?
Myopia management has shown to decrease myopia progression by up to 78%. Myopia management is a treatment program to keep the level of myopia as low as possible, and reduce your risk of developing a serious sight-threatening eye disease. Myopia management can involve the use of eyeglasses, contact lenses, and eye drops— all scientifically proven to aid in the control of myopia progression.Read More
Vision Therapy for Adults
Vision therapy is a proven and effective solution for adults as well as children.
Do you feel like your work performance is impacted by headaches or eye strain?
Are you finding it stressful to meet deadlines?
Vision therapy is a remarkably effective program that improves vision skills to achieve more comfortable vision for reading and computer use – enhancing your workplace productivity.
Guide to Dry Eye
Do suffer with dry eyes? There are a range of very successful treatment now available that can offer you significant relief from your symptoms. The key is receiving the right diagnosis and appropriate advice from your eye doctor.Read More
Purchasing Contact Lenses Online?
Purchasing contact lenses from an online supplier is tempting, but may end up costing you more in the long run. The latest trend in purchasing contact lenses involves ordering from online retail suppliers. While it may seem appealing to have your contact lenses shipped straight to your door, unfortunately, there are many disadvantages to purchasing contact lenses onlineRead More
Optical and Contact Lenses
Buying your new pair of eyeglasses can be fun. The quality and range of lenses are always increasing. Considering contact lenses or laser surgery?Read More
Vision for Special Needs
Children with special needs have a high rate of visual problems and their lives can be enhanced with the correct eye care. Vision therapy has also been shown to improve the visual skills to improve eye contact and interactions with their surroundings – significantly enhancing their lives.Read More
Do Children Need Sunglasses?
We all appreciate the need to protect our skin and eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation— this is even more important for children! Your child’sRead More
Convergence Insufficiency (CI) impacts the lives of up to 15% of all students. This is a highly treatable binocular vision condition that affects near vision and eye muscle coordination.
Children with CI can be mislabeled as ‘lazy’, ‘clumsy’, ‘poor students’ and ‘anxious’, or even misdiagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia.
Why Does My Child Need Bifocals?
What are bifocal glasses? Bifocal lenses are effective in supporting a child’s focusing for all school work and may even alleviate eyestrain, headaches, blurred visionRead More
Vision and Vestibular Dysfunction
Do you often experience dizziness or feel as though the world is spinning around you (vertigo)?
Do you experience motion sickness, or a persistent sense of unsteadiness or imbalance? You may have an inner ear disturbance called Vestibular Dysfunction. The good news is that these symptoms can be significantly reduced with vision therapy, allowing you to regain your quality of life.
Vision Therapy Quiz
Could a vision problem be impacting your child’s school performance?
Take a quick quiz to find out.
Take a quick quiz to see if your child could benefit with vision therapy. If your child is not performing to their academic potential, they may be suffering from a vision problem. According to experts, up to 50 percent of children with learning difficulties have a vision disorder that is impacting their ability to learn.Read More
Vision Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injuries: Success Stories
Below are stories from children and adults who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their experiences with Vision Therapy. *Names have been alteredRead More
Vision, Dizziness and Imbalance
Many people experience dizziness or balance issues following a mild concussion or other traumatic brain injury (TBI). Dizziness or imbalance can be caused by aRead More
Digital Eye Strain: Myths and Facts
Digital eye strain (DES), also known as computer vision syndrome (CVS) affects over 50 percent of people, including both children and adults. In recent years,Read More