COLOUR THERAPY FOR VISUAL STRESS
Colour therapy is designed to reduce the symptoms of visual stress (sometimes referred to as Meares Irlen syndrome or scotopic sensitivity).
This condition effects people with otherwise perfectly normal vision at rates of 20% moderately and 5% severely.
headaches or eyestrain
movement or blurring of print
letters changing shape or size
fading or becoming darker
patterns appearing and colours appearing through print.
COLOUR THERAPY ASSESSMENTS
There are two forms of colour therapy available and it is usual for a patient to begin with coloured overlays and have used them successfully before moving on to the more comprehensive colorimetry.
Before exploring either of these options, patients are required to first have recently completed an eye examination to first rule out more common ocular problems.
The first and most simple method of assessing the effectivity of colour therapy for a patient by determining if coloured filters are beneficial.
Coloured Overlays: £12.00
This second and most accurate method is for patient who have already used overlays and results in precisely tinted spectacle lenses.
Cerium Tinting: £150