More than 38% of the population suffer from discomfort and visual strain, associated with headaches and concentration problems, and even balance problems. Those symptoms are frequently link to their prolonged work on small screens, and can have devastating effects on children and school-based learning, as well as on workers or even on elderly people.
So how can we deal with this problem ? There’s about 4000 orthoptists in France, 12000 in Europe, who assist the physicians in the ophtalmology department/offices. For decades orthoptists can initiate ocular motility rehabilitation, sharing a clinical expertise valuable to achieve this goal. Disposing modest means (pens, prism bar and sometimes synoptophore), practitioner use their creativity and their imagination to rehabilitate ocular motility, so that the brain may better see 3D space and so that the body may better navigate, without risk of fall, and so the children eyes may reed without strain.