APR 12, 2021
In this interview from AAPOS 2021, Dr. Tammy Yanovitch offers pearls for recognizing and managing patients with dyslexia. These patients often present with defects in language development. Ophthalmologists should check these patients for vision problems—particularly any significant refractive errors and issues with convergence or accommodation—that may be interfering with their ability to read. However, vision therapy is not a proven treatment for dyslexia and can actually interfere with proper diagnosis and treatment.
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