Do I Have Convergence Insufficiency?

Dr. Russel Lazarus, July 26, 2020

Wondering if convergence insufficiency (CI) is impacting your school or work performance? 

Take this quick quiz to find out.

People with CI often experience blurry or double vision, eye strain, and headaches when reading or performing other near vision activities for an extended period of time.

Symptoms of CI surface during near vision activities, such as reading, or using a computer, tablet or smartphone— and with high CI, can affect your vision when playing video games or watching a movie.

Convergence insufficiency affects up to 17 percent of children and adults. 

Answer the questions below to determine if you may be experiencing symptoms of CI. Your score will automatically be provided in the number box below.

If you suspect your child has convergence insufficiency, contact an eye doctor near you, who can diagnose and treat the condition.

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What does the score mean?

0 to 8: It is unlikely that you have convergence insufficiency.

9 to 16: You may be experiencing symptoms of convergence insufficiency.

Above 16: You are probably experiencing symptoms of convergence insufficiency.

What to do next?

If you have scored greater than 8, it is highly recommended to schedule an eye exam for a comprehensive evaluation of your vision and visual skills, to determine if CI is affecting your vision.

If convergence insufficiency is detected, a personalized vision therapy program may be recommended.

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Schedule an appointment with an eye doctor for a comprehensive eye exam, and to discuss any questions you may have about improving their convergence.