Vision Therapy Associates of York

is a group of professionals dedicated to providing the most comprehensive services to develop, or restore visual functioning. We are a private practice specializing in behavioral optometry, vision therapy, and vision rehabilitation. We look, not only at the eye health and optics, but also at the "software" in the brain that coordinates the eyes, and processes visual information.

Vision Therapy can be used to address:

  • visual coordination difficulties such as tracking and convergence problems
  • vision related learning problems
  • strabismus (crossed eyes and wandering/drifting eyes)
  • amblyopia (lazy eye)
  • double vision
  • vision issues arising from traumatic brain injuries, concussions, and strokes

Our treatment modalities are geared to develop, and maximize an individual's visual function by utilizing lenses, prisms, selective occlusion, and exercises. After evaluating the patients' routine eye health, clarity, and refraction for glasses, we assess the basic visual skills of eye teaming, eye movement, and focusing coordination. When appropriate, we also evaluate the brain's ability to process visual information (visual perceptual skills including reversals in visual direction such as b/d confusion, visual memory, and visualization), and visual motor coordination (eye-hand coordination for ball play, handwriting, and driving).

We provide treatment with specially designed lenses, including specialized reading glasses, prism glasses (including yoked prism glasses for patients on the Autism Spectrum, and with balance and orientation difficulty), and vision therapy recommendations. Typically, our treatment with vision therapy revolves around individualized one-on-one weekly in-office treatment sessions with daily practice at home over a 4 to 6 month time frame. We also provide home programs with once-a-month office visits when appropriate, recommendations for patient's other therapists (especially occupational therapists), and recommendations for teachers to help work around visual impairments.

Vision Therapy Associates is located in East York, and is easily accessible from Routes 30 and 83.

Our mission is to provide the ultimate patient care in the field of Behavioral Optometry in order to enable our patients to see their potential, in a friendly, professional environment.