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Eye Visual Disorder Exercise

December 8, 2009

These are some of the eye exercises that aims to correct visual disorders:

Pencil Push Up Therapy

The pencil push up therapy exercise aim to correct binocular visual disorders particularly strabismus.
It is mostly prescribed by ophthalmologist. A pencil is held in front directly at arms length. It is then drawn slowly towards the nose. The pencil should be followed by the exerciser with his or her eyes with clear focus. Once the pencil appears to be in double image, it should be drawn away from the nose again. This exercise should be repeated several times per session for several sessions a day.

Lens fixation

An eye exercise and should be conducted with the assistance of an ophthalmologist. The series of different lenses of different strength is use in the exercise where the patient views an object through these lenses to train the eyes to adjust to different visual fields.

Prism fixation

With the help of the assistance of ophthalmologist, the patient’s exercise is conducted in which the patient looks into a series of prism with specific orientation. It is on the condition of being treated the prism will depend.

Shifting fixation

This exercise is to train the eyes to adjust in different fields of vision. The patient’s exercise is conducted with the assistance of ophthalmologist in which the patient is required to change focus from near to distant objects.

Patching

This exercise is used for amblyopia treatment. Patching is an eye treatment practice in which the patient’s one eye is covered with a patch. Using the alternate eye, the patient carry out exercises by focusing on distant letters with the other eye covered .

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