The Benefits of Vision Therapy for Children

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  When discussing plans for your child with an Austin eye care specialist, the Dr. might recommend vision therapy. Also referred to as visual therapy or VT, vision therapy treats vision problems that can’t simply be addressed by glasses or contact lenses. VT works by retraining the eyes and brain allowing the visual system to… Read more »

What Does Vision Therapy Do?

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Austin eye care specialists are often asked about the benefits of vision therapy. This individualized treatment program is used to treat perceptual-cognitive and visual-motor deficiencies that sometimes arise due to atypical sensorimotor development, nervous system trauma, or hereditary factors that could include crossed-eyes or wandering eyes.   Scheduling vision therapy at our Austin vision center… Read more »

Austin Eye Care: Vision Therapy Extremely Effective for Strabismus

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  Those suffering from strabismus often believe that eye muscle surgery is their only option. Austin eye care experts, however, have shared that vision therapy is gaining ground as the most effective therapy for crossed eyes, lazy eyes, and wandering eyes. Dr. Denise Smith of The Center for Vision Development offers customized vision therapy plans… Read more »

Austin Eye Care Specialists Discuss Vision Problems After Sports Injuries

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      Children and teenagers are at the highest risk for any type of sports injury, and many of these injuries have the potential to cause severe vision problems. Dr. Denise Smith, Austin eye care specialist, has helped many adolescent patients recover after sports-related concussions and visual impairments. She explains the common injuries and… Read more »

Vision Care in Austin and Alternatives to Eye Surgery

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    Often when health problems present themselves, physicians opt for surgical procedures and quick-fix treatment options. These may mend the superficial issue, but not necessarily address the underlying cause. This is not the approach taken by Dr. Denise Smith, who provides vision care in Austin. There are some misconceptions about the treatment of strabismus… Read more »