Convergence insufficiency and “tracking problems
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Sometimes the vision problems that involve poor eye coordination seem to be missed or mistaken during a regular eye examination. Parents who have such a child with a previously undetected binocular or oculomotor problem are often surprised and ask, ”Why was this not spotted before?” After many years of seeing hundreds if not thousands of these children and with the plethora of research and body of knowledge readily available, it is becoming more and more difficult for me to explain to a parent why the previous eye doctor, whether ophthalmologist or optometrist did not see this. After all, how can a child with complaints of words overlapping while reading and trouble concentrating on a reading tasks not raise a red flag to test for problems in eye coordination??
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