What is Vision-Based Rehabilitation?

Many patients suffer from headaches and various issues for years before finding relief from Guthrie’s vision-based rehabilitation program.

If you are blind, visually impaired or have visual limitations, vision-based rehabilitation offers relief for many conditions associated with your eyes, such as:

  • Eye turn or lazy eyes
  • Double vision
  • Reading and learning disabilities
  • Post-concussion vision issues
  • Neurological disorders
  • Near-work eye skills such as reading a smartphone or catching a ball 
  • Depth perception difficulty

Call 866-GUTHRIE (866-488-4743) today to make an appointment.

Signs of Vision Disorders in Children

  • Holds head at angles to read or write
  • Difficulty with ball skills
  • Difficulty learning left/right
  • Difficulty copying from white board
  • Troubled with sustained reading
  • Rubs eyes frequently when doing ‘near-point’ tasks
  • Writing wanders above or below lines
  • Leaves out small words when reading
  • Loses place while reading
  • Better understands stories when heard vs. when read by themselves

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Benefits of Vision-Based Rehabilitation

  • Improve working memory
  • Increase attention span
  • Enhance motor coordination
  • Improve visual field
  • Decrease headaches

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Vision-Based Rehabilitation at Guthrie

Our vision-based rehabilitation therapists work as a team alongside eye care and health care professionals to bring you the high quality of care you deserve. By designing treatments that are unique to you, it allows us to focus on the underlying causes of your vision impairments and directly related side effects. We use the most advanced technologies available to identify your underlying issues and track your success.

Vision-based rehabilitation is available at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Towanda Campus’s Outpatient Therapy Clinic, and at Cortland Medical Center Rehabilitation Services. Referrals are required for vision-based rehabilitation. Ask your primary care provider if a referral to Occupational Therapy/Visual-Based Rehab is appropriate.

Call 866-GUTHRIE (866-488-4743) today to make an appointment.