Advanced Vision Therapy Center offers vision assessments for both children and adults, tailored to the specific vision condition of each individual. A vision assessment at Advanced Vision Therapy Center is unlike an annual eye examination. The two should not be confused, nor does one replace the other. A typical eye exam evaluates ocular health and visual acuity. A vision assessment at Advanced Vision Therapy Center is an in-depth evaluation of visual system function, is symptom focused, and used in the diagnoses of both immediate onset (acute) as well as long-standing (chronic) vision problems. A referral is not required. You may contact our office directly to schedule an assessment.

 

During the vision assessment, our team evaluates several aspects of the visual system, including but not limited to: accommodation (eye focusing), binocular vision (eye teaming), oculomotor function (tracking), visual perception (how we make sense of visually-presented information) and visual processing (how quickly and efficiently we interpret visual information).

 

Following the vision assessment, treatment will be discussed and a research-based treatment plan will be prescribed based on the diagnosis to improve visual performance.

 

At Advanced Vision Therapy Center we serve a wide range of patients; from children struggling academically, to athletes working to take their game to the next level, to adults suffering from double vision or acquired brain injury. All of our patients experience unique visual barriers to success and quality of life. For this reason, we offer several types of assessments.

Assessments

ATHLETE VISION ASSESSMENT

An Athlete Vision Assessment is designed for competitive athletes of any ability level who wish to improve their game. Whether you are a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, improving visual performance translates to improved performance in athletic competition. Several sport-specific visual skills are evaluated and compared to those of professional athletes. Your Sports Vision Profile will be used by our team to prescribe sport-specific vision correction and to develop an individualized Sports Vision Training Program so you can compete at your best.

 

BINOCULAR VISION ASSESSMENT

A Binocular Vision Assessment is designed for both children and adults with vision conditions that impact visual performance and comfort in the classroom or in the work environment. Individuals who experience binocular vision dysfunction often experience eyestrain or fatigue, fluctuating or blurry vision, double vision (even occasional), headaches and difficulties performing visual tasks (especially reading and computer work). Age-appropriate testing is used to identify vision conditions that impact learning or the ability to comfortably work through the day's visual demands.

 

NEURO-OPTOMETRIC ASSESSMENT

A Neuro-Optometric Assessment is designed to identify visual changes following an acquired brain injury (concussion, traumatic brain injury, stroke, etc) or those associated with neurological conditions (Parkinson's Disease, multiple sclerosis, seizure disorders, etc). Many people experience visual changes following an acquired brain injury. Early identification and treatment of these vision conditions is a critical component of your overall recovery. Lingering vision conditions present a barrier to overall rehabilitation as well as a return to normal life.

 

VISUAL PROCESSING ASSESSMENT

A Visual Processing Assessment is designed for individuals who have difficulties processing and organizing visual information. Once information is taken in by the visual system, it must be processed by the brain in order to make sense of an ever-changing visual environment. Visual perception, visual processing and working memory are evaluated to identify how quickly, accurately and efficiently visual information is processed by the brain. If difficulties are identified, treatment is prescribed to improve visual information processing.

Improvement Starts Here

With over 25 years of proven success, you can trust Advanced Vision Therapy Center to provide the care you need.

Our Clinical Director is Idaho's only residency trained optometrist in vision therapy and neuro-optometry and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.  His residency at University of California, Berkeley means he has the expertise and experience to treat even the most complex cases.

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7960 W. Rifleman Street, #155
Boise , Idaho , 83704 USA
Phone:  208-377-1310
Fax:  208-321-1952