Treating accommodative and vergence dysfunction starts by addressing any underlying basic vision problem such as farsightedness, nearsightedness or astigmatism that your child may have.
Treatment may simply involve purchasing a pair of reading glasses for the classroom.
A course of VT may involve using different instruments and various lenses in combined with eye exercises performed in your eye doctor's office to improve your child’s focusing ability.
In-office therapy is usually supplemented with at-home techniques.
If your child is diagnosed with an accommodative or vergence dysfunction, proper treatment usually fixes the problem.
Surgical treatment involves permanently adjusting your child's eye muscles.
Be aware that some children with certain accommodative and vergence dysfunction may be distracted wearing reading glasses as their primary mode of vision correction.
Not all eye doctors conduct VT in their office, so make your wishes known when searching for the right doctor.
Your child's doctor may suggest eye muscle surgery in order to correct an accommodative or vergence dysfunctions.