Who Might Need a Vision Therapy Evaluation?

  • Five Points Eye Care Services

    Children and adults that suffer from the following symptoms may benefit from a vision therapy evaluation with Dr. Meg Brya and our trained vision therapists:



    • Losing place when reading or looking from the board to paper

    • Blurry vision while reading

    • Avoidance of tasks requiring sustained visual attention

    • Difficulty remembering spelling words or math facts

    • Reversals of letters, numbers or words after age seven

    • Decreased reading comprehension

    • Sloppy handwriting and excessive erasures

    • Complaints of headaches or eye-strain after reading

    • Rubbing the eyes while reading

    • Holding books closer than 10 inches away

    • Covering one eye or turning the head to block an eye

    • Squinting

    • Moving head while reading

    • Using a finger to keep place while reading

    • Omitting letters, words or phrases

    • Complaints of the words moving around on the page

    • Pages of the book changing colors while reading

    • Excessive blinking or watering eyes during reading

    • Headaches in forehead region

    • Tilting of the head

    • Diagnosis of "Lazy eye"

    • An eye turning in or out

    • Tension or frustration during reading or close work