Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Editorial Volume 6 Issue 5

Vision Therapy for Binocular Vision Anomalies

MD Mehedi Hasan*

Associate Optometrist and In-charge Optometrist of Vision Therapy Clinic, Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute and Hospital (IIEI&H), Monipuripara, Farmgate, Dhaka, Bangladesh

*Corresponding Author: MD Mehedi Hasan, Associate Optometrist and In-charge Optometrist of Vision Therapy Clinic, Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute and Hospital (IIEI&H), Monipuripara, Farmgate, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Received: February 27, 2023; Published: April 01, 2023

Patients with having Visual Acuity (VA) or Best Corrected Visual Acuity (BCVA) of 6/6 often come with the complain of headache, eye ache/pain, blurred vision and other asthenopia related symptoms. These patients are often wrongly diagnosed and their binocular vision parameters remain unchecked. Binocular vision anomalies like convergence insufficiency/excess, accommodation insufficiency/excess, fusional vergence dysfunction and ocular motility related problems are the underlying causes for the symptoms related to asthenopia. Previously, orthoptic exercises like pen/pencil push-up exercises were the most common method to treat convergence insufficiency. But now with the home therapy remaining non-compliant to some patients and even failure of pen exercises, are well and successfully treated by vision therapy. After doing some Vision Therapy (VT) exercises (office and home) a patient can get relief from his/her asthenopia related problems and improved depth perception (stereopsis).

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Citation

Citation: MD Mehedi Hasan. “Vision Therapy for Binocular Vision Anomalies".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 6.5 (2023): 01.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 MD Mehedi Hasan. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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Acceptance rate35%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
ISI- IF1.042
JCR- IF0.24

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