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Meet our Vision Therapy Graduate: Melissa


Vision Therapy Graduate

Initial Concerns:

  • Convergence insufficiency

  • Headaches

  • Blurry vision

  • Double vision

  • Difficulty tracking

  • Dizziness

  • Difficulty completing work on time

  • Eye fatigue


Weeks of Therapy: 12 weeks


How are they doing now:


Melissa struggled with vision problems, making simple tasks like reading, writing, and even playing sports challenging. She experienced persistent blurry vision, making it difficult for her to focus on objects near and far. Double vision added to her struggle with daily activities, causing confusion and discomfort. Additionally, Melissa suffered from convergence insufficiency, a condition where her eyes struggled to work together when focusing on nearby objects, leading to eye strain and fatigue.


Determined to find a solution, Melissa’s parents sought the expertise of a developmental optometrist. After a comprehensive assessment, Melissa began her journey of vision therapy—a personalized program designed to address her specific vision issues. Over the course of 12 weeks, Melissa dedicated herself to regular therapy sessions and diligently followed her therapist's recommendations.


As Melissa progressed through her therapy program, she began to notice gradual improvements in her vision. The once-blurry world around her started to come into focus, and the frustrating double vision became less frequent. Through targeted exercises and techniques, Melissa's eyes learned to work together more effectively, alleviating her convergence insufficiency symptoms. With each passing week, Melissa's confidence grew as she experienced firsthand the positive impact of vision therapy on her life.


After 12 weeks of intensive therapy, Melissa achieved remarkable results. Her vision was clearer than ever before, and the days of struggling with blurry vision, double vision, and eye fatigue were behind her. Armed with newfound visual skills and confidence, Melissa excelled academically, participated in sports and activities with ease, and enjoyed social interactions without the burden of vision-related challenges.

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