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Important Vision Therapy Studies

These studies highlight the scientific evidence supporting the effectiveness of vision therapy in addressing specific visual challenges and improving various aspects of children’s learning and development.

At Fox Vision Development Center, we stay informed about the latest research and incorporate evidence-based practices into our treatment programs, ensuring that your child receives the most up-to-date and effective care.

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Effective Treatment Identified for Common Childhood Vision Disorder

Summary: A study conducted by the National Eye Institute found that office-based vision therapy, in combination with at-home reinforcement, is the most effective treatment for convergence insufficiency, a common childhood vision disorder.

The study showed that children who received vision therapy experienced significant improvements in their visual abilities, such as eye coordination and focusing skills, leading to enhanced reading and academic performance.

This research highlights the importance of vision therapy as a proven and effective treatment option for specific vision conditions.

The Impact of Vision Therapy
on Reading Skills

Summary: A research study published in the Journal of Learning Disabilities examined the effects of vision therapy on reading skills in children with reading problems. The results demonstrated that vision therapy interventions significantly improved these children’s reading fluency, comprehension, and overall reading abilities.

The study emphasized visual processing skills’ critical role in reading and the potential of vision therapy as an adjunctive treatment to support reading development.
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2 young male patients holding cards

Vision Therapy and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Summary: Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, conducted a study investigating the relationship between vision therapy and ADHD symptoms. The findings revealed that children with ADHD who underwent vision therapy showed improvements in attention, focus, and impulse control.

The study suggested that treating underlying vision problems can alleviate some ADHD-related symptoms, enhancing cognitive functioning and academic performance.

Contact Fox Vision Development Center in Latham today, and let us partner in your child's journey toward improved vision and a brighter future.

Our comprehensive vision services, including vision therapy, specialized care for learning difficulties and special needs, and treatment for various vision conditions, are designed to support your child’s visual health and academic success.