Convergence Insufficiency and Double Vision

Convergence Insufficiency a Patient Health Issue

When over 21 million people in the United States are affected by a vision problem that can have serious consequences especially to a child’s quality of life, it begs the question…”Why?”

Vision Simulator

View a demo of what it is like to read for those with Convergence Insufficiency or Accommodative Insufficiency.

Convergence Insufficiency – A Bright Spot in Advocacy

Inadequately treated convergence insufficiency (CI) can consign an individual to a needless lifetime of struggle. We’re beginning to highlightbright spots in the effort to promote awareness of this significantly overlooked condition.

CI:The Private Eye Goes Public -Part 3…who’s looking out for the kids?

In Part 1 and Part 2 of CI: The Private Eye Goes Public, we have uncovered a vision dysfunction that research shows affects as many as 1 in 12 children in the US. This binocular vision disorder, known asConvergence Insufficiency (CI), has been thoroughly researched over 10 years with gold-standard multicenter NEI studies and yet 2 years since the landmark research publication of these studies, CI continues to be a silent crippler of children.

CI: The Private Eye Goes Public – Part 1

As concerned parents we all want the best for our children. This is particularly true when it deals with a health related issue. If you have a sick child with a disorder that needs a doctors attention, you expect that your doctor will make the correct diagnosis and provide treatment or advise you where to obtain treatment that will successfully resolve your child’s problem.

Convergence & Convergence Insufficiency

Convergence is the coordinated movement and focus of our two eyes inward. Close work requires us to focus both of our eyes inward on close objects, including books, papers, computer screens, etc.