Strabismus (eye turn) Articles

Anna B.

February 2, 2021

These are a few of my favorite things! Anna has several to share with you from her very successful experience with Vision Therapy or as she calls it eye therapy. Congratulations Anna! We appreciate the referral from Dr. Rachel Smith.

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Austen K.

January 9, 2020
Austen K.

Austen Says “Vision therapy has helped me concentrate in school.” Conveniently located in Omaha, Heartland Eye Consultants is a regional, specialty eye and vision care center serving all of Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa, including but not limited to Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Sioux City, IA, South Sioux City, NE, Norfolk, NE and surrounding towns. Call…

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Aiden M.

December 10, 2019
Aiden M.

Aiden Says: “I’ve noticed that I have a lot better side vision. I also have noticed that I have better depth perception. I can catch things better and also throw things and hit what I was aiming for.”

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Caden B.

March 25, 2019
Caden B. Story.

Mom Says: “After vision therapy we feel like Caden is more confident and enjoys the freedom that contact lenses have given him.”

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Xylia G.

March 21, 2019

Xylia Says:”Before vision therapy I couldn’t see 3D shapes. Now I can control my eyes crossing and straightening to see 3D images in books. Those books are fun now.”

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Grace L.

December 19, 2018
Grace L. Success Story 2

Mom Says: “She doesn’t get as many headaches, and she completes homework faster. Importantly, vision therapy has improved her self-confidence. She is no longer worried about her eyes every day.”

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Teresa J.

December 6, 2018
Teresa J. Success Story

Mom Says: “Teresa’s goals were met and her overall confidence in school and learning has improved. She has more stamina and willingness to complete tasks in all subject areas. Vision therapy rocks!”

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Jules S.

August 6, 2018

Jules Says: “I remember look at pictures and thinking to myself, “Why does that one eye not look straight forward at the camera?”

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Makayla C.

November 7, 2017
Makayla C Story.

Mom Says: “Makayla has had eye problems since she was very young. We were told by her pediatric ophthalmologist at the time that she had a lazy eye and some other things…..Now she knows what to do to fix things and correct it.”

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Scarlett H.

August 18, 2015
Scarlett H PS

“Our daughter’s eyes would occasionally wander a little bit.  She would also get frustrated reading at times. We were told by a different eye specialist that she needed surgery.  We looking into other options and found Dr. Vandervort. We are so glad we did!”

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Guy S.

May 28, 2015
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Mom: “When Guy was in 2nd grade I was at the parent teacher conferences. This is where I noticed on the wall Guy’s handwriting on his school project compared to the other kids in his class. The spacing was not the same, his letters were all different sizes, it looked like it was done by…

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Ava S.

February 14, 2015
Ava S

Dad:  “By the time that our therapy time was coming t o a close we were happily surprised to see Ava’s reading comprehension scores at school had improved dramatically! Ava showed improvement in every goal we had set forth at the beginning of therapy. In the beginning we were not sure about therapy, but today there is…

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Thomas N.

November 11, 2014
Thomas HN PS

Mom: “As a family we started to notice in middle school his left eye wasn’t tracking with the right one. I wasn’t too concerned until a niece of mine, who knew about vision therapy, insisted we make an appointment at Heartland Eye Consultants.”

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Ashley C.

November 11, 2014
Ashley C

Mom: “Ashley had a visible problem easily noticed by others during conversation with her.  Her eyes would sway outward when she was distracted or fatigued.”  Now:  “She has more confidence in herself knowing she can correct her eyes because she is able to “fix” her eyes on her own.”

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John D.

July 12, 2014
John D

Mom: “John had a hard time reading, concentrating, and mastering spelling words. His eye would drift out causing him to have double vision.”  After Therapy: “He has learned to try very hard even when something is difficult and not just shut down and cry or give up.”

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JD L.

June 26, 2014
JD L

Mom :  “J.D. had always been a great student with awesome grades however his grades started dropping. Not just his grades, his interest, his focus his attitude, and more. His vision was affecting him in school, sports, and daily activities.  JD’s attitude had changed and it was due to the frustration he felt due to his eye problems.…

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Jocelyn G.

April 21, 2014
Jocelyn G

“After beginning vision therapy, everything that I thought looked normal before took on a completely new shape. Rather than viewing the world as I would view a movie – flat and separate from my own world – I began to see that I was actually in the same dimension as everything I saw, and didn’t…

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Kyleigh R.

April 4, 2014
Kyleigh R PS

Mom : “Before Vision Therapy in almost every picture her eyes wouldn’t be straight now they are always focused together. She isn’t seeing double and can see the chalkboard. After a few months of therapy she was becoming less clumsy and doing better with school.”

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Dillon C.

November 1, 2013
Dillon C

Dillon: “When I first began vision therapy I thought it was really sketchy and I did not have the best attitude.  It is very easy to get overwhelmed and frustrated during therapy but I continued to work hard and try my best and I saw results in and out of therapy.”

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