Amblyopia Stories

Amblyopia is a condition in which the brain does not develop the ability to see 20/20 vision, in the absence of any disease process, even while wearing the best glasses prescription. This is caused by either strabismus or uncorrected vision in one or both eyes.

Teresa J.

Teresa J.

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!" Heartland Eye Consultants offers...

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Peyton B.

Peyton B.

Mom says: " He will sit and read for over 20 minutes at a time without rubbing his eyes or tearing up in frustration. Therapy had been a lot of hard work for both Peyton and mom & dad, but to se his testing numbers increase greatly since March 2018 to October 2018...

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Sanika N.

Sanika N.

Mom Says: "We are thrilled with the progress Sanika made during the therapy to improve her vision. We are so very thankful to Dr. Mark Witte and Dr. Will Ferguson for providing this path to recovery for Sanika." Heartland Eye Consultants...

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Nathan B.

Nathan B.

Mom Says: "Our son wasn’t seeing images with his right eye, leaving his left eye doing all the work. For us, we saw improvements only after therapy. It was fantastic!" Heartland Eye Consultants offers...

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Erin B

Erin B

Erin says: "Before I started vision therapy I didn’t know the world around me was so crisp and clear. I also didn’t know my left eye had been doing all the work. I guess I had adapted so well, I never realized it." Heartland Eye Consultants...

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Kendyl P

Kendyl P

Kendyl says: "I had a very hard time learning stuff. I couldn’t read. I got frustrated easy. My eyes hurt too. I can now catch a ball. I can do everything now. I am happy! I graduated! Thank you Miss Kari and Dr. Vicky." Heartland Eye Consultants...

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Addisyn R.

Addisyn R.

Mom :  "She was falling behind in reading. Her penmanship was horrible, she hated going to school. It was a daily struggle to get her up for school. Homework would take hours and lots of tears." "The day she received her glasses, it was like she was "born again". She...

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JD L.

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...

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Anna H

Anna H

Mom: "Anna has improved in her reading and spelling. She actually enjoys reading now and chooses to read on her own. Her coordination has improved which has helped her in her dancing and riding a bike." Heartland Eye Consultants...

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Mary S.

Mary S.

Dad: "Michelle and I were told in February of 2013 that our daughter Mary was not using her left eye to see." "Our daughter Mary consistently amazed us with her progress. Her reaction to anything different is usually met with tears and some anxiety, but given time to...

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Jeremy D.

Jeremy D.

Mom: "I had been taking my son to a highly recommended Pediatric Ophthalmologist in the same area." "I asked the doctor several times if his struggles at school were related to his vision problems.  He always told me "no". I knew in my heart he was...

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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 us at (402) 493-6500

9900 Nicholas Street, Suite 250
Omaha, NE 68114

Phone: (402)493-6500
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