Resources

Resources


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Eye Health Glossary


Dr. Hellerstein’s List of Vision Development & Vision Therapy-Related References


Additional Resources

Helpful Links – Vision and Learning

Binocular Vision Impairments

  • Lazy Eye, Crossed-Eyes, Double Vision, Strabismus, etc.
    An expert on strabismus covers the most frequently asked questions about eye turns and so much more! This is probably the most comprehensive web site on the subject on the entire internet.
  • What is lazy eye?
    Lazy eye is not the same as strabismus (a crossed eye or an eye turn). Read this very easy-to-understand explanation.
  • Children’s Vision
    A large web site with many pages of easy-to-understand information on lazy eye, crossed-eyes, strabismus, developmental delays, eye muscle surgery, dyslexia, binocular vision impairments, and much more.
  • Eye Muscle Surgery
    Answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding eye muscle surgery as a treatment for lazy eye, crossed eyes, etc. This type of surgery is frequently done, but often does not give satisfactory results.

General Resources

Optometric Organizations

  • Optometrists Network
    A national network of optometrists.
  • COVD – The College of Optometrists in Vision Development
    An international professional organization which grants board certification in Vision Therapy to optometrists.
  • AOA – The American Optometric Association
    Organization of 32,000 optometrists.
  • OEP – Optometric Extension Program Foundation
    Serving the educational needs of optometrists.
  • NORA – Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation Association International, Inc.
    An organization which provides direction for the visual rehabilitation of persons who have physical disabilities and/or traumatic brain injuries (TBI).