Vision Therapy: Are You Kidding Me? Problems with Current Studies

  title={Vision Therapy: Are You Kidding Me? Problems with Current Studies},
  author={Sarah Whitecross},
  journal={American Orthoptic Journal},
  pages={36 - 40}
  • Sarah Whitecross
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • American Orthoptic Journal
  • Background and Purpose Orthoptic exercises are routinely prescribed to treat symptoms of convergence insufficiency (CI). The type and duration of treatment tends to vary among providers as until recently, few strong randomized control studies have addressed the efficacy of convergence insufficiency management. The aim of this paper is to address these studies and discuss their limitations. Methods A review of the literature pertaining to convergence insufficiency was conducted. Articles… CONTINUE READING

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