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Dubai Homeopathy Health Center,

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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VISION THERAPY

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WHAT IS VISION THERAPY

 

Vision Therapy is a non surgical treatment and is best described as physical exercise for your eyes and brain.

When your visual skills are weak it leads to: Errors, misunderstanding, fatigue and poor concentration and attention span.

With specific exercises stimulating and rectifying the eye/brain connection and coordination you can efficiently rehabilitate your visual skills and step forward to a successful learning process and see the world with an accurate and reliable eye.

Visual remediation will strengthen the eye muscle; improve its reactivity, control, orientation and movement.

Tools will include specific vision equipment such as special lenses, material, computerized exercises and reading support.

WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM VISION THERAPY
If Your child, student or patient, presents with more than one of these signs:
  • Lazy eye

  • Strabismus, squints

  • Double vision

  • Suffers from red, burning eyes

  • Difficulty in taking notes from the blackboard

  • Headaches after reading

  • Losing place while reading

  • Skipping lines and words while reading

  • Words moving on page

  • Holds book too close

  • Weak hand-eye coordination

  • Reverses letters or words

  • Avoids near/distance tasks

  • Head tilting, closing or blocking one eye when reading.

WHAT ARE THE VISUAL SKILLS

One thing is to be able to see, the other is to be able to make sense of what you see for optimal performance:

Tracking: eye pursuit, follow an object in movement

  • Read a line in a text

Saccade/short eye movement: be able to go from one target to another in an organized manner

  • Pass to the next word or line in a text

Accommodation: change focus from near to far

  • Write from the board to your page

  • Copy lines/words from one page to another

Convergence: maintain eye position still at the same point

  • Needed for all near work: writing and reading

All these skills are crucial and compulsory to be able to learn how to:

Catch a ball, write, read, drive, recognise letters & shape, orientate in space, use a computer and other screens...etc.