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Strabismus/Amblyopia (Eye Turn/Lazy Eye) Therapy

Amblyopia (Lazy Eye) is The Leading Cause of Vision Loss in Children.
– American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

What is Amblyopia?

Amblyopia, sometimes called “lazy eye”  is decreased vision in one or both eyes. With amblyopia, there may not be an obvious problem with the eye. Vision loss occurs because nerve pathways between the brain and the eye aren’t properly stimulated. The brain favors one eye, and ignores the other.

“First time getting glasses for my 2 year old with amblyopia and it could not have been a more pleasant and supportive experience. Pretty spectacular service and so good with kids!”

Strabismus (Eye Turn) Does Not Go Away on Its Own

What is Strabismus?

Strabismus (eye turn) is a vision problem where the eyes are not aligned simultaneously under normal conditions.Strabismus in children does not go away without learning the skills necessary to fuse the images from each eye.

Benefits of Strabismus Treatment

Strabismus in adults is treatable and can be highly beneficial. For example, patients feel more comfortable in social settings because they feel less self-conscious about their eye turn.  Patients also find they can make decisions more easily because they’re able to use both sides of their brain both easily and efficiently.

What Happens in a Therapy Session?

During a therapy session, you or your child will be taught how to improve the vision in the nondominant eye and how to fuse the images of both eyes to keep visual targets single and clear.

Our customized program improves the ability to understand depth perception and decreases strain and fatigue that arises from one eye doing the work of two.

Learn how vision therapy can help you or your loved one.