Advanced Visual Rehabilitation
Being visually disabled is a daily challenge for both children and adults. Many eye health problems and genetic conditions can cause visual disabilities, including glaucoma, macular degeneration (blurred vision), nystagmus (dancing eyes), and more. If you or your child is living with a visual disability, you may have been told it's something you must learn to "live with," or that nothing can be done about your condition.
Visual rehabilitation is a type of therapy that utilizes advanced visual exercises and other treatments to help visually impaired patients reach their full visual potential. The focus of visual rehabilitation is to help patients achieve a higher quality of life, more independence, and a higher degree of self-esteem.
Although vision is often not completely restored with visual rehabilitation, this type of therapy assists patients in achieving the best possible vision. Patients who have undergone visual rehabilitation have reported excellent results, including the restoration of some vision, the ability to use new techniques and equipment to aid their vision, and an overall improved sense of well being.
“Michael completed kindergarten quite successfully. His handwriting has greatly improved along with his coordination. He has developed more confidence when participating in various athletic events requiring hand-eye coordination. Michael’s visual tracking skills have enabled him to learn how to read and develop the fundamental skills required of the reading process. He has become much more aware of what his eyes are doing and what they should be or need to be doing in order for him to be successful.” -Kimberly W.
Visual Rehabilitation for Better Vision
At PAVC Vision Therapy, we specialize in vision therapy and visual rehabilitation for patients who have a variety of vision limiting conditions. After completing a comprehensive visual examination, that includes vision and eye health testing, we make a visual rehabilitation recommendation based on your unique condition. Treatment may include a combination of corrective eyeglasses and/or contact lenses, magnifiers, telescopes, electronic devices, vision therapy, and more.
Your Visual Rehabilitation Needs
If you have been previously diagnosed with a vision limiting condition, or are experiencing vision problems like blurred or double vision, make an appointment with us for a comprehensive visual evaluation. We begin by performing a variety of vision and eye health tests, including glaucoma testing, vision testing, and retinal health evaluations. Once your eye exam is complete, we will have a better picture of your overall eye health and vision status, and can make a treatment recommendation based on your individual needs.