Blurry Vision, Eyestrain, Double Vision, and/or Headaches
Convergence Insufficiency (CI) is the leading cause of blurry vision, eyestrain, double vision, and/or headaches (including with near vision). Patients should be aware that convergence
insufficiency is a fairly common visual condition and that treatment is very effective.
Convergence Insufficiency (CI) and Reading Problems
Convergence insufficiency can interfere with the ability to read, learn, and work at near (at close distances). This article by an eye doctor explains how and why CI causes reading and
learning problems. 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 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
What is a Complete Eye Exam?
It is not enough to test the clarity of eyesight at a distance of 20 feet (known as 20/20). A complete visual evaluation tests many aspects of vision.
What is Vision Therapy?
Various definitions of Vision Therapy by American Optometric Association, eye doctors, and patient advocates.
National Directory of Eye Doctors
Find an eye doctor in another state. This directory provides free referrals to eye doctors who offer specialized services, such as vision therapy, neuro-optometric rehabilitation,
therapeutic lenses, preventive care, etc.
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.
OEPF -- Optometric Extension Program Foundation
Serving the educational needs of optometrists.