610-489-1828

115 W. Main Street, Suite B
Collegeville, PA 19426

Symptoms

Possible Vision Problems

  • Complains of blurred vision
  • Rubs eyes frequently
  • Squints

Nearsightedness
Farsightedness
Astigmatism

(inability to see clearly in the distance or up close)

  • Closes or covers one eye
  • Occasionally sees double
  • Rubs eyes frequently
  • Able to read for only a short time
  • Poor reading comprehension

Eye coordination problems


(inability to coordinate the eyes together effectively)

  • Holds things very close
  • Complains of blurred vision
  • Poor reading comprehension
  • Says eyes are tired
  • Able to read for only a short time
  • Has headaches when reading

Eye focusing problems

(inability to easily refocus eyes or maintain clear focus)

  • Moves head excessively when reading
  • Frequently loses place, skips lines when reading
  • Uses finger to keep place
  • Poor reading comprehension
  • Short attention span

Eye tracking problems

(inadequate ability to smoothly and accurately move the eyes from one point to another)

  • Mistakes words with similar beginnings
  • Difficulty recognizing letters, words, or simple shapes and forms
  • Can't distinguish the main idea from insignificant details
  • Trouble learning basic math concepts of size, magnitude, and position

Faulty visual form perception

(inability to discriminate differences in size, shape, or form)

  • Trouble visualizing what is read- Poor reading comprehension
  • Poor speller
  • Trouble with mathematical concepts
  • Poor recall of visually presented material

Faulty visual memory

(inability to remember and understand what is seen)

  • Sloppy handwriting and drawing
  • Can't stay on lines
  • Poor copying skills
  • Can respond orally but not in writing

Faulty visual motor integration


(inability to process and reproduce visual images by writing or drawing)