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Vision Therapy

Vision therapy in Wachula

Vision problems have been a part of the human experience since the earliest times. Improved methods of therapy and treatment have allowed people of all ages to see more clearly and enjoy activities to a higher degree. Vision therapy is a method that has been developed that employs a variety of techniques to overcome problems in how individuals perceive and process visual information. It has become an important part of vision care for individuals of all ages. If you are in need of an optometrist in Wauchula, Arcadia, Lake Placid, Sebring or nearby communities, you can rely on Sevigny & Associates Eye Care for a full range of services for your vision needs.

Who Needs Vision Therapy?

In some cases, individuals may have difficulty processing and interpreting what they see accurately, and vision therapy can help to improve their ability to both see and interpret. An eye doctor in Sebring or nearby communities can conveniently provide vision therapy for these patients to improve their vision:

  • Children and adults with crossed eyes, a wandering eye or other structural problems.
  • Special needs children who have difficulty focusing their attention on visual materials.
  • Individuals of any age with dyslexia or eye convergence problems that prevent them from reading accurately or comfortably.
  • Individuals with attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may also see improvement in concentration and productivity as a result of vision therapy.

How Is Vision Therapy Done?

Vision therapy employs a variety of equipment and techniques that help to improve visual perception and processing. It may use optical lenses, prisms, eye muscle exercises, occlusion, equipment and devices that help to improve visual acuity and eye-brain processing of visual data. Vision therapy may be used along with eye surgery to correct certain conditions. Vision therapy can be considered as physical therapy for the eyes, to improve visual function.

Therapy includes work with these materials at the optometrist’s office, along with additional work at home, under the supervision of parents if the patient is a child. Office visits may take 30 minutes to an hour. The additional “homework” may be done in varying time frames, depending on the severity of the problem. Favorable results are generally seen within an 8-week period, with improvement in visual focus, concentration, and better spatial competency.

Vision Therapy at Sevigny & Associates Eye Care

Sevigny & Associates Eye Care was established in 1978 as a family business. They offer a range of services for improving the vision of their clients. Today, they provide clinics in Wauchula, Sebring, & Arcadia, Lake Placid to provide eye exams, corrective eyeglasses, custom contact lenses, surgical treatment and vision therapy for individuals of all ages. For vision care, contact one of the offices of Sevigny & Associates Eye Care for an appointment today. Call 863-773-3322 for our Wauchula clinic, 863-465-4904 for our Lake Placid clinic, 863-491-7777 for our Arcadia clinic and 863-385-7070 for our Sebring clinic.