Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions at Advanced Vision Therapy Center Boise IdahoWhether you have a question about binocular vision, vision therapy, acquired brain injury, or sports vision enhancement, we have the answers you need.  Advanced Vision Therapy Center has been helping people in Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Nampa, Caldwell, Kuna, Mountain Home, and the surrounding areas for more than 20 years and over the years we have helped answer thousands of questions.  Below we have included the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.

 

General Questions:

I already have an eye doctor, is Advanced Vision Therapy Center still for me?

What treatment options does Advanced Vision Therapy Center offer?

What do I need to do to get ready for my appointment?

Is financing available?

 

Questions About Binocular Vision:

Are vision problems and behavioral problems related?

My child dislikes reading, could this be a vision problem?

Why do I see double?

Will I know if I have binocular vision dysfunction?

 

Questions About Vision Therapy:

Is vision therapy the same everywhere you go?

How will vision therapy help with school?

How long do the effects of vision therapy last?

Is there evidence that vision therapy works?

 

Questions About Acquired Brain Injury:

Am I an acquired brain injury patient?

Am I too old to improve?

What is a Neuro-Optometric Assessment?

How does Advanced Vision Therapy Center fit into my care team?

 

Questions About Sports Vision:

Why does my child struggle with sports?

How does Advanced Vision Therapy Center help with sports performance?

Are there any professional athletes who have done sports vision therapy?

Is an Athlete Vision Assessment right for me?

 

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.

Read what our patients have to say.

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