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OUR PRAYER AT CHILDRESS VISION CLINIC IS THAT

GOD WILL TRULY BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY IN 2016.

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AS AMERICA IS FACED WITH UNCERTAINTY IN OUR GOVERNMENT, IT IS TIME TO GET ON OUR KNEES AND PRAY.  PRAY FOR THE FUTURE OF DEFENSE, ECONOMICS, CAPITALISM AND FREEDOM.  OUR CHILDREN DESERVE A FUTURE THAT STILL EMBODIES WHAT OUR FORE FATHERS SET BEFORE US.  AS WE LOOK TO THE FUTURE, DON'T EVER LET THESE THINGS FADE FROM OUR HOPES AND DREAMS.

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MAY GOD BLESS EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU AND MAY
HE CONTINUE TO BLESS OUR COUNTRY.

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OUR PRACTICE CONTINUE TO GROW

THROUGH PATIENT REFERRALS 

 

 

 IF YOU REFER A PATIENT TO OUR OFFICE WHO SIGNS UP FOR VISION THERAPY OR ORTHOKERATOLOGY, YOU WILL RECEIVE A COMPREHENSIVE VISION EXAMINATION FOR YOURSELF OR A FAMILY MEMBER FREE OF CHARGE

 

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONFIDENCE IN OUR PRACTICE 

 

 

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FAQ

VISION THERAPY

 

Q: WHAT IS VISION THERAPY?

 

A: Seeing the world clearly can be accomplished by prescribing glasses or contacts to correct for less than perfect acuity (20/20).  However, since approximately 80% of the information we learn is acquired through the visual system, making sense of what we see requires much more than acuity.  Unfortunately, not everyone has eyes that function together as a team. 

 

VisionTherapy involves non-intrusive neuromuscular techniques that correct the imbalance in the visual system.  Increased speed and recognition, enhanced, improved or developed depth perception, improved reading skills, improved academic and sports performance, improved communication skills, and positive behavioral changes are among the many benefits of Vision Therapy.  Vision therapy corrects deficits associated with ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Amblyopia (lazy eye), Brain Trauma, Stroke and early childhood motor development. 

 

 

Q: HOW DO I KNOW IF MY CHILD IS HAVING A VISION PROBLEM?

 

A: We recommend that every child have a vision examination by the age of 2. Vision exams should be performed every year thereafter. A vision problem may develop before the age of two or in between exams, therefore, it is wise for parents to pay attention to behavioral, physical, and verbal complaints such as: frequent bumping into objects, turned eyes, repeatedly sitting too close to the TV, headaches, eyes hurting, poor reading skills, poor grades, in-attentiveness in school or at home with tasks requiring visual skills and behavioral problems at school or at home.

 

 

 

 

   

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VISION, LEARNING, AND BEHAVIOR
 
Q: MY SON IS VERY BRIGHT BUT HE DOES POORLY IN SCHOOL. IS IT POSSIBLE HE HAS A VISION PROBLEM? 
 
A: It is most definitely possible your son does not see like he should. Unfortunately, when a child is not doing well in school, vision is sometimes the last area to be investigated. Translating intelligence into doing well in school requires the ability to:
 
  • Perceive information achieved through good acuity
  • Possess good binocular skills (the ability to use the eyes together as a team)
  • Understand and process information, through good visual attention and comprehension
  • Integrate prior knowledge with new knowledge achieved through good visual processing
  • Sequence events achieved through good visual memory
  • Think critically and develop good study habits which requires all of the above

 

Without help, many children never develop these skills. Vision Therapy has been successfully used to re-mediate these skills in children and adults for over 70 years!

 

 

 

Q: MY DAUGHTER HAS DIFFICULTY READING. DO I NEED TO HAVE HER EYES EXAMINED TO FIND OUT IF SHE IS HAVING A PROBLEM SEEING? 

 
A: Reading requires that both eyes work together as a team and the ability to see centrally as well as peripherally. If both eyes are working as they should, your daughter should be able to read with ease and speed, comprehend the text, and make good grades in school. A high percentage of pre-school and school age children do not have full functional vision. This is primarily due to habits developed at home or school. A comprehensive vision examination with visual skills testing will reveal any deficits your daughter may have. Vision Therapy, both in-office and at-home training, will correct deficits found and will ensure your daughter reaches her visual potential enabling her to excel in all academics and sports.
 
 
 
Q: MY CHILD HAS ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER. IS THERE ANYTHING OTHER THAN PRESCRIPTION DRUGS THAT CAN HELP MY CHILD OVERCOME THIS DISORDER? 
 
A: Often, children diagnosed with ADD/ADHD have deficits in their visual processing abilities.  When a child's eyes are not capable of working together as a team, the world they see is confusing to them.  Because there is a deficit in the visual system, the child cannot make sense of the world around them.  This can lead to disruptive behavior, lack of ability to concentrate and hyperactivity.  VISION THERAPY techniques retrain the visual system.  After a series of VISION THERAPY sessions, a child's eyes can be brought to full functional vision and behavioral problems cease to exist.