Research & Evidence

Various studies and research that has been done do show evidence on the effectiveness of vision therapy.

Vision Therapy for Children

The efficacy of optometric vision therapy  –
The 1986/87 Future of Visual Development/Performance Task Force
Effectiveness of Vision Therapy in School Children with Symptomatic Convergence Insufficiency  –
Jang JU, Jang JY, Tai-Hyung K, Moon HW. Effectiveness of Vision Therapy in School Children with Symptomatic Convergence Insufficiency. J Ophthalmic Vis Res. 2017 Apr-Jun;12(2):187-192. doi: 10.4103/jovr.jovr_249_15. PMID: 28540011; PMCID: PMC5423373.

Eye Coordination and Focusing Problems

Convergence insufficiency and its current treatment  –
Lavrich JB. Convergence insufficiency and its current treatment. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2010;21(5):356-360. doi:10.1097/ICU.0b013e32833cf03a
Do orthoptic exercises have any influence on children and adolescents diagnosed with convergence insufficiency and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder?  –
Dawidowsky B, Cerovski B, Klobučar A, Dawidowsky K. DO ORTHOPTIC EXERCISES HAVE ANY INFLUENCE ON CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS DIAGNOSED WITH CONVERGENCE INSUFFICIENCY AND ATTENTION DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER?. Acta Clin Croat. 2019;58(4):662-671. doi:10.20471/acc.2019.58.04.14
Treatment of symptomatic convergence insufficiency with a home-based computer orthoptic exercise program  –
Serna A, Rogers DL, McGregor ML, Golden RP, Bremer DL, Rogers GL. Treatment of symptomatic convergence insufficiency with a home-based computer orthoptic exercise program. J AAPOS. 2011;15(2):140-143. doi:10.1016/j.jaapos.2010.11.023
Treatment of accommodative dysfunction in children: results from a randomized clinical trial  –
Scheiman M, Cotter S, Kulp MT, et al. Treatment of accommodative dysfunction in children: results from a randomized clinical trial. Optom Vis Sci. 2011;88(11):1343-1352. doi:10.1097/OPX.0b013e31822f4d7c
Long-term effectiveness of treatments for symptomatic convergence insufficiency in children  –
Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial Study Group. Long-term effectiveness of treatments for symptomatic convergence insufficiency in children. Optom Vis Sci. 2009;86(9):1096-1103. doi:10.1097/OPX.0b013e3181b6210f

Vision and Learning Problems

Efficacy of vision therapy in children with learning disability and associated binocular vision anomalies  –
Hussaindeen JR, Shah P, Ramani KK, Ramanujan L. Efficacy of vision therapy in children with learning disability and associated binocular vision anomalies. J Optom. 2018;11(1):40-48. doi:10.1016/j.optom.2017.02.002
Visual Deficits and Reading Failure  –
Milena SlavchevaMihaylovaa , Margarita Zlatkovaa,b , NadejdaBochevaa , Robert Longhurstc
Vision-related learning problems  –
American Optometric Association

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