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Serving Chattanooga, TN metro area
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.
- All About Attention
Deficit Disorder (ADHD or AD/HD), Vision and Eyesight
Is it really ADD/ADHD? Or is it an undetected
- 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.
- Eye Tracking, Eye Teaming Problems and Reading Difficulties
Article by an eye doctor explains how and why
eye tracking and eye teaming problems interfere with reading speed and skills. See the
- Vision Therapy and LDs
As part of an interview, an eye doctor discusses whether Vision
Therapy helps learning disabilities or learning-related vision
Impairments - Amblyopia or Lazy Eye, Strabismus, Double Vision, etc.
- All About Amblyopia or Lazy Eye: Diagnosis, Treatment, Scientific Research, etc.
Current scientific research on neuroscience has proven that the human brain can change at any age (neuroplasticity) and new research on the treatment of lazy eye at later ages has taken off as a result. New studies prove that treatment is successful for older children and adults.
- All About Amblyopia (Lazy Eye) and Strabismus?
Lazy eye is not the same as strabismus (a crossed eye or an eye turn). Read this very easy-to-understand explanation.
- Treatment Methods, including Vision Therapy for Helping Amblyopia or Lazy Eye, including in Older Children, Teenagers, and Adults
by Susan R. Barry, Ph.D. and Rachel Cooper
- Successful Treatment of Lazy Eye in Older Children and Adults
...Contrary to What Most Medical Eye Doctors Have Believed for Many Decades
by Susan R. Barry, Ph.D.
- New Scientific Research Contradicts Popular Beliefs and Medical Theories Regarding Age Limits for the Successful Treatment of Lazy Eye
by Susan R. Barry, Ph.D. and Rachel Cooper
- Childrens Age Not a Limiting Factor in Treating or Fixing Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
by Rachel Cooper
- All About Strabismus, Lazy Eye, Crossed-Eyes, Double
Most comprehensive patient education web site on Strabismus on the internet - includes an article by an expert eye doctor covering the most frequently asked questions about crossed eyes, eye turns, etc.
- Children's Vision, Eyesight, Eye Exams and Visual Health
A large web site with many pages of
easy-to-understand information on lazy eye, crossed-eyes, strabismus,
developmental delays, eye muscle surgery, dyslexia, binocular vision
impairments, and much more.
- Eye Muscle
Surgery for Lazy Eye and Strabismus
Answers to the most frequently asked questions
regarding eye muscle surgery as a treatment for lazy eye, crossed
eyes, etc. This type of surgery is frequently done, but often does
not give satisfactory results.
Vision (Binocular Vision)
How does it work? Why do we need it?
- Eye Doctors and 3D
Eye doctors use stereoscopic 3D images to develop
and reinforce 3D vision.
Stereo Vision Project
What is stereo vision? What is a binocular (two-eyed) vision
Learn to see in 3D! Visit the 3D Art Gallery and
view Magic Eye stereograms, stereo photographs, optical illusions,
and much more.
- COVD -- The
College of Optometrists in Vision Development
An international professional optometric organization which
grants board certification in Vision Therapy to optometrists (FCOVD)
- AOA -- The
American Optometric Association
The American Optometric Association represents approximately 36,000 doctors of optometry, optometry students and paraoptometric assistants and technicians. Doctors of optometry provide two-thirds of all primary eye care in the United States.
-- 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 the neurologically and cognitively injured and disabled survivor population, including people who have physical disabilities and traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
- Optometrists Network
An international network of optometrists, primarily in the United States
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