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VISION THERAPY AT Boas Vision Associates

Our Vision Therapy center in Exton offers a full range of services to clients of all ages, from children to older adults. Some visual conditions cannot be treated adequately with glasses, contact lenses, surgery, and/or eye patching and are best resolved through a program of Vision Therapy.

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Exton Vision Therapy Services

Our optometrists at Boas Vision Associates provide individualized programs of eye exercises and other methods that can treat non-refractive vision problems such as eye alignment and lazy eye. Learn more about the benefits of Vision Therapy below.

What is Vision Therapy?

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DR 107774120 little boy coloringVision Therapy is an individualized, supervised, treatment program designed to correct visual-motor and/or perceptual-cognitive deficiencies. Vision Therapy sessions include procedures designed to enhance the brain’s ability to control:

  • eye alignment
  • eye tracking and eye teaming
  • eye focusing abilities
  • eye movements, and/or
  • visual processing.

Eye, Visual-motor, and Cognitive Skills Therapy

Visual-motor skills and endurance are developed through the use of specialized computer and optical devices, including therapeutic lenses, prisms, and filters. During the final stages of therapy, the patient’s newly acquired visual skills are reinforced and made automatic through repetition and by integration with motor and cognitive skills.”

Who Benefits from Vision Therapy Eye Exercises?

  • Visual Learning Disabilities
  • Children or Adults with Eye Tracking Problems
  • Problems with Binocular Vision - Eye Teaming, Depth Perception, etc.
  • Children and Adults with Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
  • Children and Adults with Strabismus (cross-eyed, wandering eye, eye turns, etc.)
  • Convergence Insufficiency (common near vision disorder)
  • Double Vision (diplopia)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) including Stroke, Birth Injury, Brain Damage, Head Injury, Whiplash, Cerebral Palsy, MS, etc.
  • Concussions, Post-concussive Symptoms, etc.
  • ADD, ADD/ADHD, Attention Deficit Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
  • Developmental Delays
  • Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)
  • Sports Vision Training

Vision Therapy can be the answer to many visual problems. Don't hesitate to contact our office with your questions.

Our Vision Therapy Services:

  • autism spectrum
    Our behavioral/developmental optometrists are experienced in comprehensive eye exams for all types of special needs and nonverbal children and adults, including those on the autism spectrum.
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    Commonly seen vision problems after concussion are blurred or blurry vision, focusing difficulties, reading difficulties, eye pain, double vision, eye tracking or eye teaming problems, jumpy vision, lack of recognition, and more.
  • convergence insufficiency
    Convergence insufficiency (CI) is a treatable near vision disorder and eye muscle coordination problem that can not be repaired with eye surgery, medications, standard eyeglasses, or contact lenses.
  • double vision
    We provide non-invasive, non-surgical Vision Therapy and Visual Rehabilitation treatment to resolve double vision and restore and/or develop clear single vision (two-eyed 3D vision and binocular depth perception).
  • eye tracking teaming
    Vision therapy is very effective in correcting eye tracking problems and produces lasting results. Vision Therapy eye exercises can improve eye tracking at any age.
  • DR 63123162 amblyopia
    Early detection and treatment is ideal, yet scientific research has unequivocably proven that Amblyopia / Lazy Eye can be successfully treated in older children with non-surgical therapies.
  • sensory processing
    Sensory processing disorders are challenging to diagnose for various reasons including, but not limited to: (1) sensory processing disorders can be overlapping with or misdiagnosed as ADD ADHD or Autism; and (2) Convergence Insufficiency or other treatable vision problems.
  • 81281172 CROP strabismus special needs
    Our eye doctors are top specialists in the evaluation and treatment of the visual health and function of all types of special needs patients.
  • sports vision training
    Strong visual skills are critical to sports success. We can measure and successfully improve eye-hand coordination, visual reaction time, peripheral vision, eye focusing, eye tracking and teaming, visualization skills, and more.
  • strabismus
    Strabismus is the medical name and diagnosis for a visual condition in which the two eyes are not aligned and working together as a team at all times.
  • learning disabilities
    A significant percentage of children and young adults have learning difficulties and/or reading problems that are caused by treatable vision problems that are unrelated to 20-20 eyesight.

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