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Dr. Regina Manes is a Developmental Optometrist with over 30 years of experience

Developmental Vision Evaluation

Developmental optometrists perform a vision evaluation that looks at; orientation in time and space, ability to organize and reorient. Vision therapy builds the visual skills for visual performance in all areas of life.

20/20 is not enough

There are many visual skills needed for reading and learning. 20/20 is a measure of visual acuity that does not include use of the eyes together and eye hand coordination.

Signs of a Vision Related Learning Problem

Avoids reading/too long to complete assignments/ moves head/uses finger to keep place/ gets close to the page/tilts head/loses place/trouble catching or throwing a ball/poor reading comprehension.
Avoids reading/too long to complete assignments/ moves head/uses finger to keep place/ gets close to the page/tilts head/loses place/trouble catching or throwing a ball/poor reading comprehension.

Vision Problems from Acquired Brain Injury

The visual skills required to accomplish daily tasks may need to be trained as part of a full recovery plan.
Symptoms after head trauma or strokes can include: Double vision, losing place on the page, decreased fluency, not able to sustain attention, headaches with reading/computer.

Sports Vision

untitledSkills needed to perform in all sports improve with vision therapy, these include: Peripheral awareness/Visual processing speed/Eye –hand coordination/Eye teaming skills/Speed of recognition/Depth perception


For further information about developmental optometry and vision therapy visit:

Optometric Extension Program Foundation
College of Optometrists in Vision Development


Dr. Regina Manes/Advanced Eyecare Specialists
319 Belvedere Rd, Suite 1/ West Palm Beach, FL
561-832-0677 www.aeswpb.com