Vision and Learning
A: Eyesight is the ability to see clearly. Vision involves visual comfort, visual function, and visual efficiency.
A: A program of activities prescribed by a behavioural optometrist to treat vision problems and enhance binocular vision function to optimise how the eyes work together as a team.
A: Vision therapy aims to improve visual skills such as eye coordination, focusing abilities, tracking, and visual processing that can impact learning.
A: Vision therapy programs are tailored to individual needs and activities can be done in-clinic and/or at home with guidance.
A: Vision therapy can lead to improved confidence, better learning, enhanced reading skills, and improved hand-eye coordination.
A: Regular and frequent practice is essential for successful vision therapy, and daily practice is recommended for optimal results.
A: Vision therapy is beneficial for conditions like lazy eye, eye alignment or coordination problems, poor focus, and visual processing difficulties.
A: They specialise in the relationship between vision and behaviour, treating visual problems that affect learning and daily activities.