The Silent Crippler of Children

Convergence Insufficiency:The Silent Crippler of Children

CI continues to affect at least 10% of school-aged children

The binocular vision disorder known as Convergence Insufficiency (CI) has been thoroughly researched over 10 years with gold-standard studies, and yet two years since the landmark research publication of these studies, CI continues to affect at least 10% of school-aged children, as well as some adults including those who have suffered traumatic brain injury. CI has been coined the silent crippler of children because of its serious impact on near-centered visual tasks such as reading, in the absence of any impact on eyesight or eye health.  Continue reading “The Silent Crippler of Children”

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