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What is Vision Therapy?

Visually related learning difficulties

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The 20/20 myth

Did you know that 20/20 does not necessarily mean that your vision is excellent. How can someone have 20/20 sight yet still have a vision problem?

20/20 gives a measurement of a person's ability to read a certain sized letter at a certain distance for the short period of time it takes to read that letter.

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Vision Therapy References

We are often asked about references supporting Vision Therapy. As a result, we have provided a list of references below:

i) A Summary of Research and Clinical studies on Optometric Vision Therapy
Provides an overview of the literature on the use of vision therapy for several visual conditions.

ii) A Summary of Research and Clinical Studies on Vision and Learning
A listing of some of the research reports and clinical studies on the relationship of vision to reading and learning ability and the effectiveness of vision therapy in the treatment of learning-related vision problems.

iii) Research Update on Visually-Based Reading Disability
This research document provides a synopsis of the scientific results on the study of visually-based reading disabilities.

iv) Summary of Research on the Efficacy of Vision Therapy for Specific Visual Dysfunctions

v) Fifty Scientific Studies and Articles Supporting the Use of Vision Therapy

vi) Accommodation (Eye Focusing) Dysfunction Research

vii) Amblyopia Research

viii) Convergence (Eye Teaming) Dysfunction Research

ix) Oculomotor (Tracking) Dysfunction Research

x) Reading, Learning and School Performance

xi) Strabismus Research

xii) Visual Information Processing / Visual Perception

xiii) Vision and Learning References

xiv) Additional References and Scientific Studies