What is Amblyopia and How is it Treated?

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Pictured above, Akansha plays Amblyopia iNet, a vision therapy computer program designed for patients who have amblyopia. This game can be found in our Austin vision care clinic, the Center for Vision Development.   What is Amblyopia?   Amblyopia (pronounced “am-blee-oh-pee-ah”) is a visual disorder most commonly known as “Lazy Eye.” It has many definitions… Read more »

Virtual Reality – A Cutting Edge Tool for Lazy Eye and Strabismus

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  “Vivid Vision has helped unlock Leo’s depth perception for the first time. It has been an important stepping stone for furthering his progress in vision therapy.”   At The Center for Vision Development, we are using virtual reality along with vision care austin therapy to treat eye teaming disorders such as amblyopia or “lazy… Read more »

Know More About Our Clinic

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About our Clinic  The Center for Vision Development is a visionary practice founded by Dr. Denise Smith in 2004 that is dedicated to the specialties of developmental, behavioral, pediatric, and neuro-optometry. We offer an unparalleled approach to vision development, learning disabilities, strabismus and amblyopia, attention deficit disorders, pediatric eye care, and traumatic brain injury. We… Read more »

6 Foods for Healthy Eyes

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Dietary choices can have a significant impact on eye health. The staff at the Austin Vision Center recommends the following six foods to maintain eye health throughout life:   Fish Oily fish like salmon, tuna, sardines, and anchovies are rich sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Consuming oily fish has been shown to reverse dry eye,… Read more »

Austin Vision Center Examines How Playing a Video Game Can Be Good for a Lazy Eye

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You read that right. Montreal’s McGill University recently completed a study that showed that adults with amblyopia (lazy eye) benefited from playing Tetris. The people at your nearby Austin vision center want you to be aware, however, that this was a version of the game specifically designed to be used in vision therapy. The game… Read more »

Austin Vision Center Discusses the Importance of Learning Cursive

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In a time when much of our communication is done with keyboards or using our thumbs to send messages on smartphones, the skill of handwriting is being diminished. In fact, many schools no longer require students to use cursive, viewing it as outdated in the midst of our technological world. However, the experts at your… Read more »