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Vision Therapy

Some visual conditions cannot be treated adequately with just glasses, contact lenses and/or patching, and are best resolved through a program of Vision Therapy. To learn more about some of the ways Vision Therapy can help you, click on the links below:

What is Vision Therapy?

How we seeVision Therapy is an individualized, supervised, treatment program designed to correct visual-motor and/or perceptual-cognitive deficiencies. Vision Therapy sessions include procedures designed to enhance the brain's ability to control:

  • Eye Alignment
  • Eye Tracking and Eye Teaming
  • Eye Focusing Abilities
  • Eye Movements
  • Visual Processing
  • Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

Visual-motor skills and endurance are developed through the use of specialized equipment and optical devices, including therapeutic lenses, prisms, and filters. During the final stages of therapy, the patient's newly acquired visual skills are reinforced and made automatic through repetition and by integration with motor and cognitive skills.

Who Benefits from Vision Therapy?

Children and adults with visual challenges, such as:

Vision Therapy can be the answer to many visual problems. Don't hesitate to contact our office with your questions.

To read definitions of Vision Therapy by outside sources, see What is Vision Therapy?and/or Vision Therapy? Self-help Eye Exercises?. To browse through hundreds of stories writtten by parents, teachers, adults and children, go to a national of catalog of Vision Therapy Success Stories.

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Neuro-optometric Vision Rehabilitation

Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation is the examination and treatment of adult and pediatric patients with visual dysfunction related to conditions such as traumatic brain injury, concussion, stroke, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or brain tumor.
Neuro-visual problems can manifest as reading difficulties, visual inattention, eyestrain, double vision, visual memory problems, visually related anxiety, balance and postural difficulties, side vision loss, sensitivity to bright light, and other related symptoms or signs.
Dr. Mackowsky is one of only a few eye doctors in the country who is obtaining her fellowship status with the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Assocation and is also undergoing certified training in Neuro-Visual Postural Therapy.
Learn more about:

·       Conditions Treated by Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation
·       Post-Trauma Vision Syndrome
·       Loss of Visual Field Due to Brain Injury

Rehabilitative Vision Therapy

We provide optometric vision therapy for focusing problems, eye muscle coordination difficulties, amblyopia (lazy eye), learning-related vision problems, and visually related balance, postural or ambulatory problems.
We also treat adults with work related eyestrain, and athletes with sports vision problems.
Many eye problems can be prevented or rehabilitated when detected and treated early, including conditions like crossed eyes, and nearsightedness due to eyestrain.
Neuro-optometric rehabilitative optometry treatment may include counterstress lenses, yoked prisms, and/or neuro-optometric vision rehabilitation.
Our professional staff includes an certified optometric vision therapist who is C.O.V.D. Board Certified in Vision Therapy, and Vision Development.
For more information, please visit our companion website: NeuroOptometricRehabNJ.com.

There's more to healthy eyes than 20/20 eyesight!