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Treatment

In-office Vision Therapy has been determined to be the most effective treatment for Convergence Insufficiency.

What Is Vision Therapy?

 

Vision therapy is similar to physical or speech therapy, it trains the brain so that the eyes work together to look at the same point in space and see a single image. 

Here are two links to find a developmental optometrist in your area who can diagnose and treat Convergence Insufficiency:

http://www.covd.org/

https://visionhelp.com/

Prismatic (prism) eyeglasses can also be used to decrease some symptoms of CI, but they are not a "cure" and the person typically remains dependent on the prism lenses. Scientific research agrees that the main treatment for CI should be vision therapy.

https://nei.nih.gov/news/pressreleases/101308