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Experience An Eye Tracking Disorder

posted on September 8, 2016

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a visual disorder? Wonder no longer! In this article, we look at three of the most common vision deficiencies.

This is how your child sees when they have a eye tracking disorder. If you or your child struggles with reading, losing ones place or reading comprehension, one of these conditions could be the cause.

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What is it like to have a Saccadic Tracking Disorder?

Saccadic Tracking Disorder.JPG What is it like to have a Saccadic Tracking Disorder?

The fine eye movements required to accurately follow a line of print demand the highest level of movement precision known to the human body.

A saccadic movement allows the eye to move accurately from one fixed point to another, such as from word to word when reading, or from the end of one line to the beginning of the next line.

To experience an animation of this condition, download the PowerPoint slide below.

How does it feel when your eyes struggle to focus?

Eye focusing and reading.JPG How does it feel when your eyes struggle to focus?

Eye focusing is a challenging skill for many. In many cases, text can appear blurred like it does in this photo. Even more frustrating, sometimes text modulates between blurred and clear, which generates even more confusion.

To experience an animated version of this condition, download the PowerPoint slide below.

What is it like to have convergence insufficiency?

Convergence Insufficiency.JPG What is it like to have convergence insufficiency?

Convergence insufficiency can be among the most challenging visual disorders for patients particularly with regards to reading. If words appear like this, convergence insufficiency may be the problem.

To experience an animation of this condition, download the PowerPoint slide below.

There is good news!

Good news for anyone who may struggle with these conditions: vision therapy can help! Schedule an appointment today to see if it could be the answer for you.

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