We understand that not all children recognize a letter chart on the wall. Using a variety of shapes, pictures and directional cues we asses how well a child can see and plan our examination accordingly.
Clear vision is not the only factor to achieve comfortable vision. Equally important is when your eyes efficiently work together. In vision therapy we train the eyes to better coordinate while reading and performing other vision tasks. An example of such therapy is training to achieve proper eye alignment or the ability to move the eyes smoothly together in all directions.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could correct your eyesight and reduce your dependence on glasses or contact lenses — without having to undergo eye surgery? Orthokeratology (ortho-k) is the fitting of specially designed gas permeable (GP) contact lenses that you wear overnight.
Managing myopia in children involves extensive testing and understanding of the potential for progression. Recent literature emphasizes the importance of putting treatment options in place to help slow the progression of myopia.