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Many wonderful people have dedicated thousands of hours researching the eyes and vision. It would go to far to quote all of them here. However, we would like to point out a few of the relevant research articles as well as provid you with some links to useful websites with more information.

Relevant Books & Links


  • Measuring Primitive Reflexes in Children with Learning Disorders, Dr. Sulltane Bilbilaj, Dr. Aranit Gjipali, Dr. Fatlinda Shkurti; European Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies May-Aug 2017, Vol 5, Nr. 1

  • Treatment of Accommodative Dysfunction in Children: Results from an Random Clinical Trial, Mitchell Scheiman, OD, FAAO, Susan Cotter, OD, MS, FAAO, Marjean Taylor Kulp, OD, MS, FAAO, G. Lynn Mitchell, MAS, FAAO, Jeffrey Cooper, MS, OD, FAAO, Michael Gallaway, OD, FAAO, Kristine B. Hopkins, OD, MPH, FAAO, Mary Bartuccio, OD, and Ida Chung, OD, FAAO; the Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial Study Group

  • Management of binocular anomalies: efficacy of vision therapy in the treatment of accommodative deficiencies. Rouse MW. Am J Optom Physiol Opt. 1987;64:415–20. [PubMed]

  • Accommodative dysfunction. Daum KM; Doc Ophthalmol. 1983;55:177–98. [PubMed]

  • Reduction of asthenopia in patients with convergence insufficiency after fusional vergence training. Cooper J, Selenow A, Ciuffreda KJ, Feldman J, Faverty J, Hokoda SC, Silver J.; Am J Optom Physiol Opt. 1983;60:982–9. [PubMed]

  • Evaluation of symptoms in school-aged children with accommodative insufficiency. Borsting E, Rouse MW, Deland P.; Optom Vis Sci. 1999;76(Suppl):205.

  • Accommodative facility training with a long term follow up in a sample of school aged children showing accommodative dysfunction. Sterner B, Abrahamsson M, Sjostrom A.;  Doc Ophthalmol. 1999;99:93–101. [PubMed]

  • Training the visual accommodation system. Cornsweet TN, Crane HD.; Vision Res. 1973;13:713–5. [PubMed]

  • Short-term adaptive modification of dynamic ocular accommodation. Bharadwaj SR, Vedamurthy I, Schor CM.; Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009;50:3520–8. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

  • The convergence insufficiency treatment trial: design, methods, and baseline data. Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial Investigator Group.; Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2008;15:24–36. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

  • A comparison of the visual systems between ADD/ADHD and normal children. Farrar, Call, & Maples; Optometry (2001).

  • Efficacy of vision therapy as assessed by the COVD quality of life checklist. Maples & Bither; Optometry (2002).

  • Measuring ADHD behaviors in children with symptomatic accommodative dysfunction or convergence insufficiency: a preliminary study. Borsting E, Rouse M, Chu R.; Optometry 2005;76:588-92.

  • The relationship between convergence insufficiency and ADHD. Granet DB, Gomi CF, Ventura R, Miller-Scholte A.; Strabismus 2005;13:163-68.

  • Visual function and ocular features in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, with and without treatment with stimulants. Gronlund MA, Aring E, Landgren M, Hellstrom A.; Eye 2007;21:494-502

  • Increased Prevalence of Myopia in the U.S. between 1971-1972 and 1999-2004. Vitale S, Sperduto RD, Ferris FL 3rd.: Arch Ophthalmol. 2009 Dec;127(12):1632-9. PubMed

  • The Correlation Between Migraine Headache and Refractive Errors. The Neville Chappell Research Clinic, The Institute of Optometry, London, UK. Optometry and Vision Science (Impact Factor: 1.6). 03/2006; 83(2):82-7. DOI: 10.1097/01.opx.0000200680.95968.3e. Source: PubMed

  • Original Article 'The Correlation Between Migraine Headache and Refractive Errors'. Harle, Deacon E. MSc; Evans, Bruce J. W. PhD, FAAO Optometry & Vision Science: February 2006 - Volume 83 - Issue 2 - pp 82-87 doi: 10.1097/01.opx.0000200680.95968.3e

  • Fusion Exercises for Treatment of Intermittent Exotropia and Phoria. Pejic Z et al.; American Orthoptic Journal, p 138 - 146.

  • Computer Vision Syndrome. Izquierdo, Natalio J.; Townsend, William; Medscape Reference: Drugs, Diseases & Procedures. WebMD LLC. Retrieved 27 February 2012.

  • Becoming a Squinter Nation, Wall St. Journal, August 17, 2010

  • Computer vision syndrome: a study of knowledge and practices in university students. Reddy, Chandrasekhara; Low (2013).; Neoalese Journal of Ophthalmology 5 (2). Retrieved 9 February 2014.

  • Primary reflex persistence in children with reading difficulties (dyslexia): a cross-sectional study. McPhillips M, Jordan-Black JA; Neuropsychologia. 2007 Mar 2;45(4):748-54. Epub 2006 Oct 9.

  • The effects of the Primary Movement programme on the academic performance of children attending ordinary primary school. Julie-Anne Jordan-Black; Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, Volume 5, Number 3, 2005 101–111, doi: 10.1111/J.1471-3802.2005.00049.x, Blackwell Publishing, Ltd.

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