Eye Care Community
Vision Therapy for Myopic child.
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to eye care, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal detachment, eye infections, misaligned eyes, intra-ocular implants, refractive surgery (LASIK and CK), glasses, contact lenses, amblyopia, eye injuries, dry eyes, ocular allergy, eye pain and discomfort, pediatric eye disorders, eyelid and tearduct surgery, poor eyesight, and eye surgery.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Vision Therapy for Myopic child.

Has anyone tried Vision Therapy to reduce the progression of myopia in a child?  If yes,  are you convinced with the method and its outcomes.  

I have been recommended by my optometrist to try Vision Therapy for my son (-5D in both eyes at the age of 9).  The procedure is expensive and not covered by insurance.  

Thanks.
Related Discussions
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Many studies have shown that vision therapy doesn't work for myopia reduction.  It would be a total waste of your money and your child's time.
Blank
711220_tn?1251894727
As Jodie said, don't waste your time.

Dr. O.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Eye Care Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Eye Care Answerers
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
KayakerNC
NC
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
flossy93
CA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Craig10x
New York, NY
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
laura5121
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
PedroPrado
McAllen, TX
1932338_tn?1349223998
Blank
Luvtoski
Seattle