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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Vision Training (Overview)

Vision training is the name for a type of eye exercise touted to help certain vision problems -- without much evidence.


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What is a vision training system?

What is a vision training system?

Nonsense: To separate you from your money. No good evidence in respected peer-reviewed literature. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
10 doctors shared insights

Vision Training (Overview)

Vision training is the name for a type of eye exercise touted to help certain vision problems -- without much evidence.


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Does the eyeport vision training system work well?

Does the eyeport vision training system work well?

Yes: It makes lots of money for the people who sell it. It does little, if anything, for the vision unfortunately. ...Read more

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Treating Poor Vision (Checklist)

Try a tablet or ebook reader for reading
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If you have cataracts, have them treated
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Can you tell me about eyeport vision training system?

Can you tell me about  eyeport vision training system?

This ststems has : Been around for many years, it has just been called other things. There is a reason the programs like this only last a season. They may help temporarily but if not continued the eyes will return to their usual status. ...Read more

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Anyone tell me about the eyeport vision training system?

Anyone tell me about the eyeport vision training system?

One of many: This is one of many eye 'exercise' programs claiming to improve visual performance. The claims are broad spectrum; the benefits reported are anecdotal and not subjected to a scientific clinical trial. The results are reported as improvement in the internal goals of the system which really are a practice effect ( you will improve your golf score with repetition). Not the miracle it claims. ...Read more

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I saw an ad for vision training glasses. Do they strengthen the vision?

I saw an ad for vision training glasses. Do they strengthen the vision?

No: This area has been thoroughly studied and these are of no benefit. Glasses in special cases in children are of benefit - see your pediatric ophthalmologist. But in adults, follow the recommendation of your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can wearing an eye patch, closing one eye, improve vision and minor eye lag/lazy eye in other eye? How much training would it take to improve

Can wearing an eye patch, closing one eye, improve vision and minor eye lag/lazy eye in other eye? How much training would it take to improve

Possibly: If you had patching when you were an infant and a young child, then your eyes (each alone) may have reached their best potential vision by age eight. The vision can then drop in one of the eyes and be brought up to its best 8 year old level when you are older. If the vision was poor by age eight, then you are out of luck. ...Read more

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What to do if i got hit in the eye at soccer/football training and now have blurred vision?

What to do if i got hit in the eye at soccer/football training and now have blurred vision?

Get checked: Call your ophthalmologist's office and discuss your symptoms. Even on a weekend their answering service will communicate your concern to them. There is a chance of retinal detachment or bleeding inside the eye after a hard blow. Most times the exam simply shows some irritation or inflammation which is relatively harmless, but it should be checked. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more