Theme: Strengthening in Diagnosis & Remedy for Vision of Life
Optometric Vision therapy
Also known as vision training, is used to improve vision skills such as eye movement control and eye coordination. It involves a series of procedures carried out in both home and office settings, usually under professional supervision by an orthoptist.
Vision therapy can be prescribed when a comprehensive eye examination indicates that it is an appropriate treatment option. The specific program of therapy is based on the results of standardized tests and the person’s signs and symptoms. Programs typically involve eye exercises and the use of lenses, prism filters, occluders, specialized instruments, and computer programs. The course of therapy may last weeks to several years, with intermittent monitoring by the eye doctor.
Vision Therapy is supervised by optometric vision care professionals and many types of specialized and/or medical equipment can be used in Optometric Vision Therapy programs, such as:
- corrective lenses (regulated medical devices);
- therapeutic lenses (regulated medical devices);
- prism lenses (regulated medical devices);
- optical filters;
- occluders or eye patches
- electronic targets with timing mechanisms;
- computer software;
- balance boards (vestibular device)
- visual-motor-sensory integration training devices
Related Ophthalmology Conferences | Eye Conferences| Optometry Conferences | Vision Science Conferences:
6th Global Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting May 16-18, 2016 Osaka, Japan; Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress June 06-07, 2016 London, UK; 7th European Ophthalmology Conferences December 05-06, 2016 Madrid, Spain; 8th Global Ophthalmology Meeting, July 18-19, 2016, Chicago, IL, USA; Global Ophthalmology and Glaucoma Conference, October 13-15, Kualalumpur, Malaysia; Optometry October 20-22, 2016 Rome, Italy; 2nd International Eye Conference September 26-28, 2016 Orlando, Florida, USA; Cataract and Optometrists Meeting August 04-05, 2016 Manchester, UK; 9th Global Ophthalmology Summit, November 28-30, 2016 Sao Paulo, Brazil; World Ophthalmology Conference November 24-26, 2016 Melbourne, Australia; 10th International Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology Conference November 21-23, 2016 Dubai, UAE; Glaucoma Interest Group: ANZGIG Annual Scientific Meeting Feb 12-13, 2016 Auckland, New Zealand; 8th International Glaucoma Congress Surgery Feb 17-20, 2016 Muscat, OMAN; AAO 2016 – American Academy of Ophthalmology; First EMCO Regional Optometry Congress 14 – 15 May 2016 Beirut, Lebanon; International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) 10th General Assembly 18 – 20 September 2016 Durban, South Africa; American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting 2016, 9 – 12 November 2016 ,Anaheim, California, USA; 2017 Island Eyes Conference January 22 to 28, 2017 Marriott Kauai Resort; Northwest Residents Conference June 10-11, 2016; 2016 Victoria Conference Delta Ocean Pointe Resort Victoria, BC, Canada July 21-24, 2016;
Advanced Vision Science
Vision science is the scientific study of vision. Vision science encompasses all studies of vision, such as how human and non-human organisms process visual information, how conscious visual perception works in humans, how to exploit visual perception for effective communication, and how artificial systems can do the same tasks. Vision science overlaps with or encompasses disciplines such as ophthalmology and optometry, neuroscience(s), psychology (particularly sensation and perception psychology, cognitive psychology, biopsychology, psychophysics, and neuropsychology), physics (particularly optics), ethology, and computer science (particularly computer vision, artificial intelligence, and computer graphics), as well as other engineering related areas such as data visualization, user interface design, and human factors and ergonomics.
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