Primary Care Optometrists- Need to Refer for Vision Therapy

Dr. James Thimons, a well known speaker and expert in optometry, recommends in his article found in Primary Care Optometry that adult patients who present with a recent onset of double vision should be evaluated for a possible underlying neurological problems (like a stroke or multiple sclerosis…) .  Vision therapy is often necessary in treating adults with double vision, once other medical factors are ruled out.

Finding a colleague in your area who specializes in binocular vision dysfunction is another important element in treating these patients.”

To find an optometrist who utilizes vision therapy, click here to find a doctor in your area.  Thanks to for their posting on this.

By Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, A Colorado Optometrist based in Centennial.

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