Vision therapy found useful for concussion-related visual disorders

Summary: The high prevalence of concussion-related vision disorders supports the need for appropriate clinical testing of vergence, accommodation and eye movements, according to researchers in Optometry and Vision Science.

The researchers used records of 218 patients who were referred after a concussion during an 18-month period from two private practices. Binocular vision disorder was diagnosed in 62%, accommodative disorder was found in 54% and saccadic function in 21.6% of patients. Vision therapy was recommended for 175 of the 218 patients, or 80%.

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