We have two eyes and for us to experience comfortable, efficient use of our two eyes, they must first co- ordinate the eye aiming muscles. We need to know “where” to look before we can pay attention to the fine detail .
Converging for near tasks and releasing back to straight ahead for distance happens hundreds if not thousands of times a day and must be done with extreme precision. Our perception of distance and space is critical for this and can and both small spectacle support lenses or prisms and vision therapy can be used to improve eye aiming ability if required.
HOW WE WORK WITH YOUR YOUNGSTERS
VISION & READING
Vision therapy is like going on a guided tour of the amazing world of vision. The vision therapist uses age appropriate, enjoyable tasks to demonstrate and improve specific areas of visual function. READ MORE>
98% percent of all newborns come into the world with normal, healthy eyes. However having normal healthy eyes, does not guarantee that your child is able to efficiently interpret.... READ MORE>
Many people do not realise that it is possible to have excellent 20/20 sight but actually be living with a visual processing issue. Imagine sitting down to read a book and within 30 seconds ..... READ MORE>
EYE FOCUSSING & VISUAL PERCEPTION
We have two eyes and for us to experience comfortable, efficient use of our two eyes, they must first co- ordinate the eye aiming muscles. We need to know “where” to READ MORE>
Eye Movements can be either pursuit ( smooth) or saccades (fast) . Both are important , but accurate fast eye movements are particularly important in reading READ MORE>
Eye focusing involves the accommodation muscles of the eye. These muscles exert pressure on the internal lens which for the first 40 or so years READ MORE>