Your vision might have been impaired by birth and you may have cross eyed vision, weakened eye muscles, double eyesight, lazy eye, reading and learning difficulties. Visions can also be impaired by lifestyle, such as the way you squint your eyes to look at things and make it a habit. There are several ways you can treat them and one of them is vision therapy or optometric eyesight Therapy a program which is supervised by optometrist to cure visual challenges experienced by adults and children. Some people are unable to concentrate, read, or learn and pay attention and understand what is being said. The vision therapist who will conduct the program is a qualified Behavioral Optometrist who will assuage your status by asking questions to get into the skin of the problem.
Behavioral optometry or developmental optometry is related to how your visual system and eyes coordinate with each other and how behavior is changed by their effect and vice versa. A thorough study of behavior is first observed by the optometrist, which may include questioning about your school studies, workplace and home and diagnose the remedies for improving your eyes. The doctor may recommend the use of eye glasses as well as the vision therapy so the performance and the comfort level of your perception is improved while checking further deterioration of vision related issues.
The behavioral vision therapy is a non-invasive or non-surgical treatment which in due course of time and the ability of the patient to adhere to the advice of the vision therapist and respond in a positive way. Vision therapy and wearing of eye glasses if necessary are applied depending on the status and level of the eyes problem and it is a harmless remedy which strictly avoids surgical procedures. This is also the most suitable for children and adults who are afraid of facing surgery or people with other illnesses that will not allow surgery to be performed. The eyes therapy program is designed according to individual needs and the therapist will supervise the therapy on a regular basis. These are progressive programs and will take time to produce results, but one can be positive of the results to be rewarding. This therapy program is not a set of exercise which you can do at home or by yourself as it needs proper guidance of a vision therapist.