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DR. I.C. THREEDY ANSWERS QUESTIONS ABOUT EYE EXERCISES FOR VISION3D.COM

VISION3D.COM: Can people use eye exercises to improve their vision?

DR. I.C. THREEDY: Yes! People with blurred vision, eyestrain, lazy eye, and/or double vision can use eye exercises to develop normal vision with depth perception and 3D stereovision. In fact, new research shows that supervised eye exercises can help people with lazy eye after the age of seven. See What is Stereo Vision?, What is Lazy Eye? and What is Vision Therapy?. Read hundreds of success stories about eye exercises written by kids and adults at Success with Vision Therapy Eye Exercises.

VISION3D.COM: What about using eye exercises to see more clearly or get rid of your eyeglasses?

DR. I.C. THREEDY: Yes, some people do this. The majority of eye doctors still don't believe that this is possible. However, developmental optometrists or behavioral optometrists say that, in some cases, vision can be changed without surgery or the permanent use of corrective lenses. These types of optometrists offer and supervise vision therapy eye exercise programs for many types of vision problems.

VISION3D.COM: How do I know if eye exercises are for me?

DR. I.C. THREEDY: Consider getting your eyes checked if you consistently experience any of the following while using your eyes at near distances (i.e., during reading, writing, computer use, hand-eye activities, etc.):

  • frequent sleepiness
  • headaches
  • blurry vision
  • double vision
  • eyes tearing
  • eye fatigue
  • aching around your eyes
  • squinting
  • the urge to cover one eye
  • the urge to rub your eye(s) frequently
See Find a Doctor to find an eye doctor who does supervised vision therapy eye exercises to improve vision.

Learn about the leading cause of eye strain, blurred vision, double vision, and/or headaches while using your eyes up close for near work. See What is Convergence Insufficiency Disorder?

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