Strabismus & Amblyopia Therapy in Riverside

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Amblyopia and strabismus are common eye conditions that develop early in life. However, if they are left untreated, they may cause irreversible vision loss.

Our vision therapists can develop a comprehensive series of exercises designed to manage these problems with the goal of improving your binocular vision.

Please, request an appointment today!

What is Strabismus?

Strabismus, also known as a crossed or turned eye, is a common eye muscle condition that occurs when you are not able to align both eyes to see simultaneously.

There are several different classifications of strabismus based on the direction of the eye turn:

  • Esotropia is when the eye turns inward
  • Exotropia is when the eye turns outward
  • Hypertropia is when the eye turns upward
  • Hypotropia is when the eye turns downward

What is Amblyopia?

Amblyopia, more commonly known as a lazy eye, is the loss of vision in one or both eyes due to an eye turn or uncorrected refractive error.

This condition develops early in life, and it can lead to permanent vision loss. The treatment is to correct any outstanding refractive error, and stimulate the vision in the poor eye by patching the good eye, forcing the poor eye to take over.

How Can Vision Therapy Help?

At the beginning of your vision therapy appointments, we’ll perform an initial visual efficiency evaluation to determine the underlying cause of your vision issues. These assessments are similar to assessments made across all of our vision therapy programs and will not only look for deficiencies in visual efficiency, but also in visual information processing, balance, light sensitivity, contrast sensitivity, and more.

We will qualify and quantify our findings, and develop a treatment plan to address and correct these issues.

There is a wide range of exercises we can use to help improve strabismus and amblyopia. Some of these exercises can include:

  • Therapeutic lenses
  • Prisms
  • Filters
  • Balance boards
  • Electronic targets

Vision therapy is individualized, so your vision therapist will create a treatment plan to match your specific needs and goals. The goal of these exercises is to help strengthen your visual system and improve muscle control of your eyes.

A vision exercise program will then be designed to encourage the simultaneous use of both eyes and discourage your brain from suppressing information from your weak eye. Patients in anti-suppression therapy will often need to wear colored glasses (red/green or red/clear lenses) in the treatment room.

These glasses help provide patients with feedback to help them understand when they are using both eyes versus when they are suppressing.

How Long Does It Take?

The length of the treatment plan varies from case to case. Alongside our in-office therapy sessions, we offer home therapy sessions depending on the type of therapy you require.

Currently, we offer tailored plans of weekly at home therapy sessions in blocks of 10 weeks. After 5 weeks, we will provide a progress evaluation to determine the amount of time needed to correct your issues.

Price

Visual efficiency evaluation: $150.00

Vision therapy sessions: $100.00 for 40 minutes

Request Your Appointment Today

If you are struggling with strabismus or amblyopia, contact us today to see how our vision therapy services can help you achieve clear, comfortable, binocular vision.

Our Location

Both of our locations can easily be found right across the street from The Home Depot, bordering the 91 Freeway at Indiana and Madison. Our entrances are one-way only, so if you’re driving East-bound, take the first entrance with the one-way sign on your left. If you’re driving West-bound, use your second entrance to your right.

We offer plenty of parking in front of our clinics, with disabled-parking options available.

Our Address

7379 Indiana Ave
Riverside, CA 92504

Contact Information

Phone: (951) 684-7822
Fax: (951) 977-8075
[email protected]

Hours of Operations

Mondays
Closed
Tuesdays
10 AM7 PM
Wednesdays
10 AM7 PM
Thursdays
10 AM7 PM
Fridays
10 AM7 PM
Saturdays
8 AM3 PM
Sundays
Closed

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