Dr. Wylie’s experience in undergraduate school (read Dr. Wylie’s Story) of losing the ability to stay awake when studying as well as losing comprehension of what he read changed the course of his Optometry career literally before it began. Dr. Wylie notes, “It became crystal clear (pun intended) to me how closely linked were my reading efficiency and visual efficiency. An integral component of the comprehensive visual examination is evaluating a patient’s eye coordination.
Accuracy of eye movement, ease of focusing and the ability to sustain eye coordination can be extremely important for successful school work, work speed and accuracy as well as sports performance. During the examination these different areas are screened and if there are any concerns further testing will be scheduled for an in depth evaluation into what different treatment options are available (read about Vision therapy and Yoked Prisms).