Optometric visual therapy is a series of programmed activities undertaken to improve either poorly developed visual, visual motor or visual perceptual skills, or procedures to further enhance the present visual skills to a higher level of efficiency and / or stamina.
Visual therapy may be used in the treatment of such conditions as:
Eye turn (strabismus)
Lazy eye (amblyopia)
Poor eye movement or eye focusing skills (fine visual motor therapy)
In traumatic brain injury (accident and stroke)
Enhance specific visual abilities. (i.e. required in a sport)
Developmental and visual perceptual deficits.