Vision therapy might sound like an unusual or confusing term to someone who hasn’t heard it before. Perhaps you’ve heard of physical therapy or speech therapy though? Vision therapy works in exactly the same way. Vision therapy is a series of exercises and activities designed to improve the functioning of the visual system.
There are a number of reasons someone may benefit from vision therapy. Perhaps a patient has a lazy eye, or maybe they have binocular vision problems. There is a whole range of eye-related and visual issues that can be addressed and corrected through vision therapy. Vision therapy is a powerful tool in a person’s development.
This video provides a little more information on vision therapy. It also details some of the specific exercises you might find in vision therapy. If you think you or someone you know may benefit from vision therapy, you can visit an optometrist in your area to learn more.