How long does visual therapy take?

How long does vision therapy take? There is no magic length of treatment because every case is different. However, the average length of a vision therapy program is 4-6 months of two 60-minute sessions a week.

Does vision therapy work in adults?

YES. Vision therapy is often just as effective for adults as it is for children. Adults can succeed with vision therapy as well as children, due to neuro-plasticity.

Who can benefit from vision therapy?

Children and adults with visual challenges, such as:

  • Learning-Related Vision Problems.
  • Poor Binocular Vision (eye-teaming) or Accommodation (eye-focusing)
  • Strabismus (eye turns) and Amblyopia (lazy eye)
  • Stress-Induced Visual Difficulties.
  • Visual Rehabilitation for Special Populations/Brain Injury.
  • Sports Vision Enhancement.

Does visual therapy work for adults?

Can adults benefit from vision therapy?

Vision therapy is often effective for adults because they are motivated to improve their visual abilities. When people have trouble using both eyes together or can’t focus for great lengths of time, they do not simply grow out of these problems. Children with visual problems often become adults with visual problems.

Does computer based vision therapy work?

Current research in the treatment of convergence insufficiency has shown that computer-based vision therapy is NOT effective. In fact, it was less effective than the control placebo (fake) therapy. Computer-based vision therapy has the potential to embed poor visual habits.

Can you correct a lazy eye in adults?

While every patient is different, some adults can see results from amblyopia treatment. Typically, eye patching or drops alone isn’t sufficient. While this may increase the visual acuity of the amblyopic eye, the approach isn’t guaranteed to result in better binocular vision (when both eyes work together).

How do you fix lazy eye?

Glasses or contact lenses can correct problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism that result in lazy eye. Eye patches. To stimulate the weaker eye, your child wears an eye patch over the eye with better vision for two to six or more hours a day.