Stereo Sue(lutions)!

Maino, Dominick M.
June 2006
Optometry & Vision Development;2006, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p49
Academic Journal
The author comments on binocular vision therapy. He discusses some of the myths surrounding vision therapy like the idea that the therapy does not work and that it is mystical in nature. He claims that vision therapy has been shown to improve oculo-visual abilities for those with cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury and reading disability. He mentions some textbooks related to vision therapy.


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