Category Archives for Convergence Insufficiency

Vision, Balance, Vertigo and Dizziness

I had the opportunity to head to Portland, Oregon USA recently to attend a meeting on the multidisciplinary care of patients with dizziness.  It was a long way to travel in a short space of time, and so I was taking a gamble on the quality of the meeting.  This has been an interest of mine for a long time for both personal and professional reasons as I have been involved in the visual rehabilitation of patients for many years.  It turns out that the trip turned out to be a success, the meeting was excellent.

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Vision training conference, by Paul & Meredith

Office based vision training (or vision therapy) has been shown to be more effective at treating symptoms for Convergence Insufficiency, when compared to pencil push-ups and home computerised eye exercises.  Harmony Vision Optometry and Vision Training clinic has a great deal of experience in treating these types of eye teaming disorders. Paul and Meredith, optometrists from Harmony Vision, were invited to share their knowledge with fellow optometrists over 3 days in October 2011. They presented new evidence about the need for more rigorous diagnosis to ensure proper identification, as well as their approach to vision training & therapy. Click here to read an article published about the conference, and to see what delegates said…

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