Vision Therapy Articles

These vision therapy articles explain how vision therapy can help improve your vision and reading, and get rid of headaches and eyestrain.  They also explore how vision therapy helps with reading, learning, studying and sports.

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2016 5
 These vision therapy articles explain about color blindness and the importance of play to vision development, as well as other eye care and vision therapy topics. Click the links below to learn about these topics:   Read More »

Color Blindness

Do you have concerns that your child may be color blind? Read More »

Importance of Play

The importance of play to vision development is often overlooked. Read More »

Digital Eye Strain

Digital eye strain, also referred to as computer vision syndrome, is the discomfort felt when a person spends prolonged exposure to a digital screen (including smartphones, laptops, and tablets). Read More »

Positions Available

Positions are available at 4D Vision Gym.  We are a busy optometry practice, specializing in the cutting-edge field of Vision Therapy.  Read More »

Vision and Learning

It is estimated that approximately 80% of learning is visual. Read More »
2015 6
 These vision therapy articles explain about therapy for concussions, the diffferent activities we do at 4D, the impact of vision on the homework wars, and other eye care issues for adults and children. Click the links below to learn about these topics:  Read More »

Vision Therapy Activities

People often ask what type of actitivies are performed in Vision Therapy.  Here are some common Vision Therapy activities that meet the therapeutic needs of many visual challenges. Read More »

Vision Therapy After Concussions

A concussion is a type of brain injury that can affect normal visual processing. Read More »

Homework Wars

Does your child give excuses to avoid sitting at the table to do homework? Read More »

Peripheral Vision

How’s your peripheral vision? Read More »

Oculomotor Dysfunction

Oculomotor Dysfunction is an eye problem in which people have difficulty shifting their eyes from one point to another or difficulty following a moving object effectively. Read More »

More About Vision Therapy

While perfect eyesight is known as 20/20, this number does not describe perfect vision. Read More »
2014 7
 These vision therapy articles explain the different between eyesight and vision, how to prevent screen sightedness, the importance of annual eye exams and other eye care issues for adults and children. Click the links below to learn about these topics:  Read More »

Optometrist Needed

 Our busy Vision Therapy practice in Cromwell, CT is actively seeking a dedicated Optometrist with a strong interest in the growing field of Vision Therapy, for a promising position with their growing staff. Read More »

Concussions

Understanding the Effect of a Concussionon Vision and Visual Processing Read More »

Eyesight and Vision

While good eyesight may seem the same as good vision to most people, the terms eyesight and vision do have some differences. Read More »

Screen Sightedness

Have you ever heard of "screen sightedness"? Read More »

Eye Training

Many people believe that worsening eyesight is normal and that the only thing that can be done about it is to get a new pair of glasses each year. Read More »

Annual Eye Exams

They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. Read More »

Save Your Vision Month 2014

March is Save Your Vision Month 2014.  Why not participate by learning how your eyes work and how to take better care of them?  If you are lucky enough to have good eyesight, you really should take measures to protect it. Read More »
2013 10
 These vision therapy articles explain about how vision therapy can help autistic children, free vision screenings at 4D, and other eye care issues for adults and children. Click the links below to learn about these topics:   Read More »

Autism and Vision

Parents of autistic children have a variety of struggles in learning about the diagnosis of their child and how to help. Read More »

20-20 not Perfect Vision

20/20 measures a person's ability to read a specific sized text at a specific distance, but vision is much more than 20/20. Read More »

4D Vision Gym

4D Vision Gym, Vision Therapy is a vision training center where members participate in their personalized Vision Therapy program to correct their visual issues and challenges in a non-invasive manner.  We take vision off the charts and show how vision is much more than 20/20! Read More »

Vision Screenings

Schedule a complimentary, near-point vision screening at 4D Vision Gym because vision is much more than 20/20. Read More »

Vision Testing

By Kimberly Beltran - Christy Jacobson’s son, Daniel, spent most of his elementary school years struggling greatly to read, which, in turn, made it difficult for him to keep up academically.Jacobsen tried everything she could think of to help him, from tutoring to all manner of testing, including a routine eye exam, which found him to have 20/20 vision, even though Daniel reported seeing double while reading.It wasn’t until he was in seventh grade that he was finally diagnosed – following more thorough vision testing – with a binocular dysfunction. Read More »

Vision and Learning

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Save Your Vision Month

Save Your Vision Month 2013 reminds us all to begin practicing healthier vision habits, and according to the American Optometric Association, March is Save Your Vision Month. Read More »

Vision Therapy Testimonial

This Vision Therapy Testimonial was recorded on video.  It is a testimonial of a 2nd grader named Ethan and his Mom, who were referred to Dr. Juanita Collier by an Occupational Therapist at Advanced Therapy Solutions. Read More »

Vision Therapy Exercises At Home

Vision Therapy exercises at home are a crucial part of your Optometric Vision Therapy treatment program. Read More »

Does Vision Therapy Work?

Does Vision Therapy Work?  This question has been debated for some time.The following excerpt is a mother's story of her child's learning difficulties and why she and her husband chose vision therapy to help their child.April states, in her post, "Why Vision Therapy?"... Read More »
2012 10
 These vision therapy articles explain about eye care issues for adults and children and how vision therapy can help improve your vision and reading, and get rid of headaches and eyestrain. Click the links below to learn about these topics:  Read More »

Vision Therapy For Children

Informing Parents About the CriticalLink Between Vision and Learning! Read More »

Sports Vision Training

Could sports vision training be the missing link in your quest for sports excellence? Read More »

3D Motion Sickness

3D motion sickness is motion sickness that people experience while watching 3D movies.  In this article, we'll talk about what 3D motion sickness is, the symptoms it causes, and how vision therapy can help reduce the symptoms. Read More »

Stereo Blindness

Stereo blindness results when the eyes don't work together. Read More »

Behavioral Optometrist

A Behavioral Optometrist (or Development Optometrist) specializes in behavioral optometry which is a specialty in the field of optometry that is concerned with how your eyes and visual system function and is interested in how your behavior affects vision or how your vision influences your behavior. Read More »

Pediatric Eye Exam

Pediatric eye exams and school vision screenings typically only test distance vision. Read More »

Optometrist vs Ophthalmologist

The phrase "Optometrist vs Ophthalmologist," gives the impression that these two eye care professionals are at odds, but in reality they have much in common. Read More »

Your Childs Vision

Optometric Vision Therapy Can Improve Your Child's Performance in School! Read More »

Vision Therapists Needed

Vision Therapists Are Needed! Read More »

Vision and Reading

Vision and reading are essential for your child's optimum performance in school.  Your child's vision and reading can be transformed by Vision Therapy! Read More »