Assessing Children

Initially a full eye examination is carried out to exclude the need for conventional spectacles. It is then necessary to look at the way the eyes work together (binocularly) to see if eye exercises might help - these eye exercises are referred to as orthoptic exercises or vision training.

Although for some children, prescribing spectacles and eye exercises will solve the problem, there are many who have no need for spectacles nor any binocular imbalance, and those who, even after treatment still have the symptoms of visual discomfort. These children should be assessed to see if they would benefit from specific tints which can be prescribed following examination with the Intuitive Colorimeter.