Most schools provide vision screening programs to identify children who have problems with eyesight. Although these provide a great opportunity to notice common vision problems, many vision issues go undetected in school exams. A comprehensive eye exam from an optometrist is needed to accurately diagnose a range of common pediatric vision issues.

Treatment of Pediatric Vision Issues

Although glasses may help with these pediatric vision issues, vision therapy is the most common course of treatment. Vision therapy actually retrains the eyes to work together, focus appropriately, and track objects. This may include in-office therapy with special instruments as well as personalized at-home exercises to practice vision skills. Successful vision therapy changes the eyes' functioning to facilitate clear vision.



  • Learning-Related Vision Problems

    Learning disabilities may include dyslexia, math disorder, writing disorder, auditory processing deficits, or visual processing deficits. Although each child with a learning disability is unique, many also have associated visual problems. Addressing these vision disorders may alleviate some symptoms

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  • Accommodative Dysfunction

    Simply put, accommodative dysfunction means that the eyes have difficulty focusing properly. Studies suggest that between 2 and 17% of children may suffer from accommodative dysfunction. The nature of this disorder means that it sometimes goes unnoticed in standard vision screenings conducted at school.

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  • Convergence Insufficiency

    Convergence insufficiency is a relatively common eye condition that is typically diagnosed in childhood. A study of two large optometry clinics found that 17.6% of children who received vision exams had convergence insufficiency. As this disorder may cause difficulty focusing on written pages, some children

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  • Ocular Motor Dysfunction

    Parents are often aware of the need to screen children for nearsightedness or farsightedness, but fewer know about other pediatric vision problems. Ocular motor dysfunction is a condition that often manifests in childhood, although adults may also have this disorder. Because ocular motor dysfunction

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  • We just started to see Dr Gordon a few months ago and he's great my daughter does eye therapy with dede braunshiedal she is great too so far so good we love them they are friendly and so personable thank your dede and doctor Gordon

    - Jocelyn B.
  • I'm sure how old I was, but saw Dr. Gorgon many years ago as a child. He was the best Doctor I had ever been to. He made it possible for me to read and write and want to learn. Thank you Dr. G! I hope you are doing very well and are always blessed by God to continue to heal and help and prosper those who are afflicted!

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  • My son went to him for the therapy 14 years ago, at age 16. It was the most life changing experience. School work and attitude about himself changed dramatically. Plus he felt vindicated after being told he was just making up his symptoms to get out of work by other Doctors.

    - Ellen O.

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