If you suffer from headaches, eyestrain and words jumbling on the page, then contact Andrew and Rogers Optometrists. We offer a specialised service which is designed to relieve Visual Stress, a problem that can often, but not exclusively, accompany Dyslexia. Symptoms include the apparent moving of printed words on a page, flipping of letters, rivers of interference running through paragraphs, and general discomfort when reading. We test for Visual Stress with an instrument called the Intuitive Colorimeter, developed by Professors Arnold Wilkins and Bruce Evans, in association with the Medical Research Council. From the results, we can prescribe precision tinted lenses, either as spectacles or contact lenses. Amazingly, there are over 100,000 different colours and shades available. Improvements in the speed and accuracy of reading can be measured by the “Wilkins Rate of Reading Test”. If you would like to find out more about the testing for Visual Stress, then please contact our knowledgeable staff and they will be delighted to provide more information, and book an appointment for you with one of our specialist optometrists. Note that will you will need to have had a general eye examination within the past two years, prior to having a colorimeter Visual Stress test. This helps to rule out other causes of the symptoms you may be experiencing.
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