Vision Therapy in St. Augustine

Vision Therapy for Reading and Learning

(904) 824-0212
Empowering Academic Success Through Vision

Reading and learning are fundamental skills that play a pivotal role in development, from academic achievements to personal growth. However, reading difficulties and learning challenges can hinder children's progress. Understanding the connection between vision and learning is crucial in addressing these issues effectively, which is where vision therapy comes in.

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Vision Therapy in St. Augustine

Our optometry practice in St. Augustine

Photograph of James A.  Horning
Hours
  • Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Superior Vision
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed

Unraveling Vision-Related Learning Challenges

Vision is more than just seeing clearly; it involves various visual skills, including eye tracking, teaming, focusing, and visual processing. When any of these skills are compromised, it can impact a person's ability to read and learn effectively. Common signs that may indicate a vision-related learning issue include:

  • Skipping Words or Lines: Losing one's place while reading or skipping words and lines may indicate a vision-tracking problem.
  • Headaches or Eye Strain: Frequent headaches or eye strain while reading can be linked to vision problems. These can cause poor stamina for reading and school work.
  • Difficulty Maintaining Attention: Difficulty concentrating during reading or learning tasks may result from visual discomfort or strain.
  • Confusion with Letters: If letters like 'b,' 'd,' 'p,' and 'q' are often confused, it may be due to a visual processing issue.
  • Reading Below Grade Level: If a child or adult consistently reads below their expected grade level, it could be a sign of a vision-related learning challenge.

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Vision Therapy for Reading and Learning Challenges

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Vision therapy is a powerful tool for addressing reading and learning difficulties associated with visual issues. It's a customized treatment program that focuses on improving the visual skills necessary for successful learning. Through a combination of in-office sessions and at-home exercises, vision therapy aims to:

  • Enhance eye tracking and teaming skills.
  • Improve convergence and focusing abilities.
  • Enhance visual processing and interpretation.
  • Reduce visual discomfort and eye strain.

Patient Reviews
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- Feb. 21, 2024
Go see Dr Brown.
- Feb. 18, 2024
The best staff I have ever seen in eye care!!! They have the mix of professional with friendly down!... Love this staff!
- Feb. 12, 2024
My eyes are very important to me, I feel confident with Dr Horning, he is thorough and caring. I hi... ghly recommend Rowe Family Eye Care
- Jan. 25, 2024
Excellent services
- Dec. 21, 2023
I highly recommend Dr. Pearl and the staff at Rowe Family Eye Care. Super knowledgeable and friendly... .
- Dec. 21, 2023
Great experience for the third straight year. They always do a great job!
- Dec. 11, 2023
This folks everyone is absolutely amazing. Got 3 pairs of glasses and they are exactly what I wanted...
- Dec. 02, 2023
Always good care!
- Dec. 02, 2023
Great overall Experience
- Nov. 29, 2023
Awesome people, highly recommended.
- Nov. 08, 2023
Always friendly. Always thorough. Always professional.
- Oct. 25, 2023
In time, friendly and very efficient.
- Oct. 11, 2023
very professional, timely and helpful
- Oct. 11, 2023
They we're very quick to screen my daughter when I had concerns about her vision in school. They als... o were able to give the teachers wonderful tips on how to help her!
- Oct. 10, 2023
Came in for my yearly eye exam. From the time I walked in until I left I was pleased. Joe waited on ... me at the counter and gave me my paperwork, Taylor took me back and started all the tests, then Dr. Pearl and Amanda came in to do the testing. What a awesome experience. Everything was explained to me and when i did not understand it was ok. Joe then measured my eyes for my new glasses. Rowe deserves a high five for everything. Oh and the cleanliness of the office was great. I highly recommend Rowe.
- Sep. 30, 2023
The staff was friendly and professional. The Dr. was the best that I have seen in many years. She is... very knowledgeable. cares, took her time and explained everything.
- Sep. 29, 2023
Vision therapy at Rowe changed my Son's life. I am forever grateful.
- Sep. 15, 2023
The staff is cordial knowledgeable and helpful. Dr. Horning is fantastic and very thorough in his ey... e exams. I appreciate his input and his skill. The other day he gave me one of the most complete and thorough eye examinations and assessment are I’ve had in a long time.
- Sep. 14, 2023
Wonderful experience all around. Highly recommended. I’ll be back!
- Sep. 11, 2023
The whole atmosphere of the Rowe office is friendly and helpful. I had gone to a previous eye clinic... that was so busy the staff had no time for anyone. At Rowe they are with you from the moment you walk in till you leave.

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When to Consider Vision Therapy for Reading and Learning Challenges

  • When Reading Struggles Persist

    If reading difficulties persist despite conventional interventions, it may be time to explore vision therapy as an alternative solution.

  • Difficulty Maintaining Focus

    Children with trouble sustaining attention during reading, school work, or learning tasks may benefit from vision therapy.

  • Undetected Vision Problems

    Vision issues that go undetected can hinder learning progress. Vision therapy can discover and address these hidden challenges.

  • Enhancing Academic Performance

    Vision therapy can equip your child with the tools to improve their learning and socializing, boosting their confidence at the same time.


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Unlocking Your Child’s Potential for Academic Success

Reading and learning difficulties should not stand in the way of academic success. Vision therapy offers a path to empower children with the visual skills needed to excel in reading and learning.

If your child faces reading challenges, schedule an appointment with Rowe Family EyeCare today. Together, we can improve their learning for a brighter future.

(904) 824-0212