Dyslexia Optician Northern Ireland

Dyslexia Schooolvision

Dyslexia and Schoolvision

Over the past number of years, many aids and treatments of visual dyslexia have been presented – but more recently, the revelation of ‘Schoolvision’ has emerged, which takes some of the already used techniques and adds in the new knowledge, to significantly improve reading speeds, in this whole process aimed at stabilising the dominant eye.

In the UK there is very little consistency in how Optometrists deal with children with reading and learning difficulties, whether they have been diagnosed with dyslexia or not. The standard NHS examination looks at the health of the eye and each eye’s individual prescription – but little is done on the evaluation of how the two eyes work as a pair, never mind finding the faults that exist or subsequently treating them.

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