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Vision Therapy in Washington

Are you experiencing headaches, blurred vision, or difficulty reading that go beyond what traditional glasses can address? You're not alone. Millions experience these issues due to underlying vision problems often missed by routine eye exams. But there's hope! Vision therapy, a non-surgical, drug-free approach, can train your brain and eyes to work together effectively, offering life-changing solutions for various vision challenges.

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What Is Vision Therapy?

Vision therapy goes beyond correcting simple refractive errors with glasses. It’s a personalized program that addresses the root cause of vision problems by retraining the brain and eyes to improve their coordination, focusing, tracking, and other crucial skills. Unlike glasses, which compensate for existing issues, vision therapy equips you with the tools to overcome vision challenges for lasting results.

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Eye Conditions Vision Therapy Can Help

  • Lazy eye (amblyopia): Strengthens the weaker eye and improves binocular vision.
  • Strabismus: Corrects eye misalignment for clearer, more comfortable vision.
  • Convergence insufficiency: Enhances eye teaming for improved reading and close-up tasks.
  • Focusing problems: Increases visual focusing accuracy and reduces eye strain.
  • Eye coordination issues: Improves hand-eye coordination for enhanced athletic performance.
  • Learning disabilities: Addresses visual skills impacting reading comprehension and attention.

Headaches and dizziness: Alleviates symptoms often linked to underlying vision problems.

The Benefits of Vision Therapy

Vision therapy doesn't just improve your vision — it empowers you to thrive in all aspects of life. Imagine:

  • Effortless reading: Say goodbye to skipping words, eye strain, and losing focus.
  • Headache-free days: Break the cycle of chronic headaches and eye strain.
  • Enhanced learning: Boost your child's reading comprehension, attention, and academic success.
  • Sharpened athletic performance: Improve hand-eye coordination, reaction time, and accuracy.
  • Confidence and clarity: See the world clearer, sharper, and with newfound confidence.

Who Can Benefit from Vision Therapy?

Whether you're a child struggling with reading difficulties, an adult battling headaches, or an athlete seeking peak performance, Dr. Wylie can tailor a program to unlock your full visual potential.

Dr. Wylie, a renowned optometrist in Washington, will conduct a comprehensive vision evaluation to determine if vision therapy is right for you. During your consultation, you'll learn more about your vision challenges and create a personalized roadmap to success.

Dr. D. Todd Wylie, OD, FCOVD

Dr. D. Todd Wylie, OD, FCOVD

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The Sanet Vision Integrator (SVI)

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Frequently Asked Questions About Vision Therapy

Is vision therapy covered by insurance?

Many insurance plans offer coverage for vision therapy. Dr. Wylie's office will help verify your coverage and answer any insurance questions.

How long does vision therapy take?

The length of treatment varies depending on individual needs and goals. Dr. Wylie will personalize your program and track your progress closely to ensure optimal results.

Is vision therapy painful?

Vision therapy is a painless, non-invasive process. You'll perform in-office exercises and use specialized tools at home to gradually improve your vision skills.

How do I know if my child needs vision therapy?

While obvious signs like squinting or bumping into things raise red flags, subtle indicators can go unnoticed. Watch for these reading difficulties: skipping lines, losing place, poor comprehension, slow fluency, and eye strain.

Additionally, watch for visual skills like poor hand-eye coordination, difficulty tracking moving objects, and clumsy movements. Frequent headaches, dizziness, trouble focusing, and sensitivity to light can also be clues.


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Please be advised that road construction on 2nd Ave and 3rd Ave between Freya and Thor will begin March 25, 2024 through Fall 2024. Please check for updates prior to your appointment.