Strabismus Stories

Strabismus is a general term describing the deviation of one eye relative to the other such that they do not point in the same direction. This is usually cosmetically seen as an eye that turns in, out, up, or down compared to the other eye. This condition is serious because it will cause either double vision (diplopia) or suppression of the deviating eye (eye is ignored by the brain so that double vision is not apparent). Neither of these conditions is desirable.

Grace L.

Grace L.

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." Heartland Eye Consultants offers...

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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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Jules S.

Jules S.

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

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Scarlett H.

Scarlett H.

"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!" Heartland...

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Guy S.

Guy S.

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...

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Ava S.

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...

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Thomas N.

Thomas N.

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." Heartland Eye...

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Ashley C.

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...

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John D.

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.

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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Jocelyn G.

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...

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Kyleigh R.

Kyleigh R.

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.

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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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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