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Who Might Need a Vision Therapy Evaluation?

children reading a bookChildren and adults that suffer from the following symptoms may benefit from a vision therapy evaluation with Dr. Meg Brya and our trained vision therapists:

  • Losing place when reading or looking from the board to paper
  • Blurry vision while reading
  • Avoidance of tasks requiring sustained visual attention
  • Difficulty remembering spelling words or math facts
  • Reversals of letters, numbers or words after age seven
  • Decreased reading comprehension
  • Sloppy handwriting and excessive erasures
  • Complaints of headaches or eye-strain after reading
  • Rubbing the eyes while reading
  • Holding books closer than 10 inches away
  • Covering one eye or turning the head to block an eye
  • Squinting
  • Moving head while reading
  • Using a finger to keep place while reading
  • Omitting letters, words or phrases
  • Complaints of the words moving around on the page
  • Pages of the book changing colors while reading
  • Excessive blinking or watering eyes during reading
  • Headaches in forehead region
  • Tilting of the head
  • Diagnosis of "Lazy eye"
  • An eye turning in or out
  • Tension or frustration during reading or close work