Pediatrics & Binocular Vision

Problems with eye focusing and two-eyed vision often lead to symptoms such as headaches or eyestrain and can cause serious problems such as lazy eye or non-use of one eye. These problems can be found in individuals of all ages. The Indiana University School of Optometry Binocular Vision Service provides complete evaluation of vision functions and offers a wide variety of treatment and management options for adults and for children.

Symptoms may include:

  • Blurred vision
  • Burning, itching eyes
  • Clumsiness or poor eye-hand coordination
  • Covering or closing an eye while performing a task such as reading
  • Decreased performance in school or athletics
  • Headaches
  • Double vision
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Holding book close to face to read
  • Skipping lines while reading