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Happy children on our active myopia management programme

Our Active Approach to Myopia Management

How We Do Things Differently That Makes Us So Successful at Myopia Management If you’re looking for an optometrist to manage your child’s myopia, you’ll want to know that they’re taking a proactive approach to your child’s vision and myopia. At Central Vision Opticians, we understand that the best way to protect your child’s vision is […]

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Habits for children reading myopia

7 Simple Reading Habits to Help Combat Myopia Progression

As parents, we all want to nurture our children’s development and well-being. When it comes to their vision, especially in managing or reducing the risk of myopia progression, the way they read can play a crucial role. Here are some of Central Vision Opticians’ practical and easy-to-implement tips to help your child develop healthier reading […]

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A Closer Look at Visual Snow Syndrome: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

If you’re experiencing visual disturbances such as tiny flickering dots, static, or flashing lights in your visual field, you may be living with Visual Snow Syndrome (VSS). This condition can have a significant impact on your quality of life, causing symptoms such as light sensitivity, tinnitus, headaches, and dizziness. For many individuals with VSS, visual disturbances […]

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Johansen Individualized Auditory Stimulation

Listen Better, Learn Better: JIAS Therapy for Learning Difficulties

Does your child struggle to listen and follow instructions? Do they have trouble remembering what they hear, or seem easily distracted in noisy environments? If so, your child may be experiencing difficulties with auditory processing, which can have a significant impact on their learning and development. Table of Contents What is JIAS Therapy?How does JIAS […]

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Visual Development Milestones – What should my child see or do?

Your Child’s Development Milestones: Quick Navigation Birth1 month2 to 3 months4 to 5 months5 to 7 months7 to 12 months12 to 18 months18 to 24 months36 to 48 months48 to 72 months (4 to 6 years) BirthBorn with poor sightInfant will blink or withdraw in response to bright light or touching eyeEyes are frequently uncoordinated […]

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dyspraxia: a guide to vision


Dyspraxia: a guide to visual skills Although dyspraxia is understood to affect fine and gross coordination skills (small and large muscle movements), there is a strong relationship between these difficulties and visual skills. At Central Vision Opticians we have helped hundreds of children and adults with dyspraxia. We will assess you or your child’s symptoms to […]

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Convergence Insuffiency

Convergence Insufficiency

What is Convergence Insufficiency (CI)?Do you think you or your child has reading or attention difficulties at work or at school? It might be convergence insufficiency or other visual problems. At Central Vision Opticians we specialise in diagnosing and treating a range of binocular visual difficulties including CI. To date, we have helped hundreds of […]

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Visual Tracking – The hidden cause of poor reading skills

Has your child ever had difficulties with reading or comprehension in school, not just in literacy or English lessons, but also in maths and other subjects? Comprehension problems due to poor visual-tracking skills can affect all school subjects, so it’s worth learning more if your child seems to struggle in school. There is so much conflicting […]

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