Identifying Patients in Your Office Who Need Vision Rehabilitation and Therapy

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If you see children and young adults in your practice, a significant percentage of them will have issues with accommodative, binocular and oculomotor function. Optometry has been moving more and more toward a medical model, increasing our scope of practice, though perhaps at the risk of overlooking other clinical conditions. As we move forward, it is good to keep in mind that the AOA’s Clinical Practice Guideline on Care of the Patient with Accommodative and Vergence Dysfunction is included in the National Guideline Clearinghouse through the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Read more about vision rehab and therapy in this feature from Women In Optometry by Tamara Petrosyan, OD. Read More.