Vision therapy is a doctor supervised program designed to improve the function of the visual system. Vision therapy allows patients the opportunity for new visual experiences through the use of lenses, prisms, filters, and 3-D activities, and a series of exercises. Vision therapy is individualized to the unique needs of each patient.
As 80% of learning is visual, ensuring an optimally efficient visual system is vitally important to our children's learning.
Dr. Hutchens has a specific interest in the area of Pediatric Optometry. Her office is equipped with the necessary equipment and tools to properly assess the health and effectiveness of a child's visual system.
It is also recommended that children have their eyes examined annually, ensuring healthy visual development.
Did you know that the Canadian Association of Optometrists recommends eye exams for children as early as 6 months of age?
Dr. Hutchens' office is equipped with the necessary equipment and tools to properly assess the health, alignment and refractive status of an infant's visual system.
Our comprehensive exams include: