How Can Vision Therapy Help Improve Your Vision?

By: Dr. Neha Amin


Modern glasses, contacts, and other devices — and even surgery — can help to address a wide variety of visual issues — but not all of them. For the more complex eye conditions and vision problems that are not well addressed with surgical intervention, glasses, and contacts, or for patients seeking both clearer eyesight and enhanced visual skills, vision therapy may be a suitable option. At Advanced Vision & Achievement Center, Phoenix, AZ vision specialists Dr. Neha Amin and Dr. Mary Hardy offer advanced vision therapy as a personalized and comprehensive program designed to address a range of visual challenges, aiming to improve not just eyesight but overall visual function. Keep reading to get a better idea of what vision therapy entails and which eye conditions it may help with to learn how you may benefit from this exciting approach.

What is vision therapy?

Vision therapy is a specialized and evidence-based program designed to enhance and improve visual function. It goes beyond traditional eye care and eyeglasses by focusing on training the eyes and brain to work together more effectively. Vision therapy is particularly beneficial for patients with vision-related learning problems, binocular vision disorders, and issues that affect daily visual tasks.

What is included in vision therapy?

One of the primary benefits of vision therapy is that every treatment course is customized to each patient's unique visual challenges. Dr. Amin and Dr. Hardy understand that no two patients are alike, and visual difficulties can manifest in various ways. The first step in your vision therapy treatment plan will be a thorough consultation and exam that allows the doctors to better understand your specific needs. By tailoring to your specific needs, your doctor will craft a personalized vision therapy regimen, incorporating prisms, filters, digital visual tasks, and additional instruments like balance boards and metronomes. Some components that may be included in a vision therapy program include:

  • Eye teaming exercises
  • Focus and accommodation
  • Visual processing
  • Digital visual tasks
  • Prisms and filters
  • Balance boards
  • Metronomes

What eye conditions can be improved with vision therapy?

Vision therapy is typically aimed at addressing and improving symptoms, problems, and conditions that are not addressed with eyeglasses, contacts, or surgery. These may include:

  • Strabismus
  • Amblyopia (lazy eye)
  • Convergence insufficiency
  • Eye tracking and reading issues
  • Visual processing disorders

Using a highly personalized approach, Dr. Amin and Dr. Hardy are committed to helping patients improve or overcome their visual challenges. Some of the exciting and potentially life-changing improvements that may be possible with personalized vision therapy include:

  • Enhanced focus and concentration
  • Improved depth perception
  • Reduced sensitivity to light
  • Increased reading efficiency
  • Better visual processing skills
  • Improved hand-eye coordination

Rediscover the joy of clear and efficient sight with advanced vision therapy in Phoenix, AZ

Vision therapy at Advanced Vision & Achievement Center is not just about seeing clearly; it's about optimizing visual function for a better quality of life. Whether you're facing challenges in reading, focusing, or eye coordination, vision therapy can make a significant difference. If you're ready to explore the benefits of vision therapy and enhance your visual skills, schedule a consultation with Phoenix, AZ vision therapy providers Dr. Neha Amin and Dr. Mary Hardy today and experience the transformative effects of personalized vision therapy, tailored to help meet your unique visual needs and goals.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.