Vision Therapy in Lee's Summit

Who is a Candidate for Vision Therapy?

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Is Vision Therapy Right for You?

Vision therapy is a transformative solution for many individuals dealing with various visual challenges. To determine if you or a loved one is a suitable candidate for vision therapy, it's essential to understand the symptoms and conditions that may benefit from this specialized approach.

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Typical Candidates for Vision Therapy

  • Children Struggling in School

    Children who exhibit difficulties with reading, writing, or maintaining attention in class may benefit from vision therapy. If a child is underperforming in school and conventional interventions have not yielded the desired results, vision therapy may be the solution.

  • Adults with Visual Discomfort

    Adults who experience frequent eye strain, headaches, or visual discomfort during reading, computer work, or other visual tasks may be candidates for vision therapy. These symptoms can often be linked to underlying vision problems that therapy can address.

  • People with Binocular Vision Issues

    Vision therapy can often improve problems with binocular vision, such as strabismus (crossed eyes) or amblyopia (lazy eye). Adults and children may benefit from treatment and exercises designed to align their eyes and improve visual function.

  • Convergence or Focusing Problems

    Individuals with focusing challenges or who struggle with convergence (the ability to bring both eyes together) — which can affect reading and other close-up tasks — may find relief and improved visual comfort through vision therapy.

  • Visual Processing Disorders

    Vision therapy can strengthen the brain-eyes connection and benefit those with difficulties processing visual information, which can impact perception and comprehension.

  • Post-Concussion Vision Problems

    Following a concussion, some individuals experience visual symptoms such as double vision or tracking difficulties. Vision therapy can help in regaining visual function and comfort post-TBI.


Personalized Treatment

Vision therapy is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Each therapy program is tailored to the individual's specific needs and challenges. Whether you're a child struggling in school or an adult dealing with visual discomfort, vision therapy offers a personalized path to visual success.

While the above indicators can provide insight into whether vision therapy might be beneficial, it's crucial to undergo a professional evaluation by an experienced optometrist or vision therapist. A comprehensive eye exam is necessary to uncover any underlying vision issues and determine whether vision therapy is the appropriate treatment.

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- Feb. 08, 2024
I’ve been a patient here for several years. I love the fact that they work with you to maximize yo... ur insurance benefits. Both DrDrake & DrDrake are amazing. I’m in the medical field as well & I’m not easily impressed. I’ve had nothing but good experiences here! I highly recommend them!
- Jun. 17, 2023
CustomEyes has the best opticians and the best selection of contacts/glasses available and “in sty... le”. I’m always pleased with my visits, the doctors are always fast, friendly and very helpful. They got newer inventory for glasses such as Tiffany and co, Gucci and more. The girls who help with purchasing glasses and contacts are always super friendly/helpful as well and explain everything such as insurance/and lenses options greatly. Definitely happy with my new Tiffany and co prescription glasses! I can’t wait to pick them up.
- May. 09, 2023
I've been a patient here for 12 years! Excellent service and awesome optometrist! I recommend Custom... Eyes!
- May. 01, 2023
Absolutely the best staff and crew, companionate, attentive, empathetic. These guys were very profes... sional, they didn’t treat me any differently than anyone else. The other offices I visited definitely did not exhibit or display that same love. Very grateful for Dr. Drake and his team. Absolutely the best
- Dec. 22, 2022
Exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. The best optometry appointment I have ever had. From the f... ront desk all the way to the doctor, this place is fantastic.
- Jul. 03, 2022
I was warmly greeted by staff members. I liked the relaxed atmosphere, and the professionalism of th... e Optometrist, and the technicians that assisted him. I left the office feeling that I had been completely taken care of.
- Jun. 09, 2022
Been going to Dr Jeffrey for years and the place is top notch and they're happy to answer any questi... ons you may have.
- Apr. 29, 2022
I have to say that was my first visit to the eye doctor, it was smooth, the staff very friendly and ... the environment was clean and welcoming.
- Apr. 04, 2022
Very nice doctors and staff. Take the time to do a careful and thorough examination.
- Apr. 02, 2022
Friendly staff, very detailed exam, efficient process, very clean office.
- Mar. 09, 2022
I am from Colorado, and in Missouri taking care of my elderly parents. I had an emergency in January... and on a Saturday. I called CustomEyes, they were one of the very few clinics open on a Saturday. They were very friendly, and able to squeeze me into the schedule. I found myself staying in Missouri, and possibly relocating here. I've been due for an eye exam, so I gave CustomEyes a call because I was so impressed and comfortable at my original appointment. I saw Dr. A. Genilo, both times and everyone, from her, check in, techs, optical, and check out, was friendly and professional. I would highly recommend this office to anyone. I feel very comfortable saying, I have found my new eye care clinic and will definitely return. Thank you to everyone at CustomEyes!
- Feb. 15, 2022
Been using custom eyes for years. Always a great experience each year.
- Feb. 13, 2022
Took my 2 year old daughter to have her first eye exam she was seen by Dr.Ali Genilo. I absolutely l... ove love love this doctor and the staff. She made my daughter comfortable and fun with the different props she had.. I was so pleased with Custom Eyes I made me and my husband a eye appointment.. Don't hesitate call today!
- Feb. 10, 2022
The doctor and staff were extremely friendly and helpful. It's one of the cleanest places I've been ... to. Everyone was masked and washed hands before touching anyone. I felt very safe. The exam was thorough and I didn't feel rushed to choose new frames. They went out of their way checking my insurance and making sure I got the best price. I actually paid half here what I paid at the "discount" place.
- Jan. 22, 2022
So appreciative that they were able to work me in quickly when I woke up with eye pain- and fortunat... ely nothing serious, had multiple suggestions to help with condition.
- Jan. 15, 2022
Brenda is amazing. She knows what looks good and makes recommendations I would have never thought o... f. Love this place!!
- Jan. 11, 2022
My appointment was conducted in a timely manner. Everyone was including friendly and informative and... made my experience extremely pleasant and straight forward.
- Jan. 04, 2022
Professional staff, timely appointment and they care about your eye health.
- Dec. 11, 2021
I have been a patient of custom eyes and originally Dr Drake for more than 20 years. Dr E. continues... the same quality of care.
- Dec. 10, 2021
We love the staff and doctors. They alway make you feel welcome and comfortable. They have a wide se... lection of eyewear as well

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Vision Therapy in Lee's Summit

Our optometry practice in Lee's Summit

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Hours
  • Monday 7:45 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thursday 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Friday 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
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Schedule Your Appointment Today!

Together, we can determine if vision therapy is the right choice to enhance your visual skills and overall quality of life. Vision therapy opens the door to a world of clearer, more comfortable vision and a brighter future.

If you or someone you know is experiencing any of these indicators or visual challenges, consider scheduling an eye exam and consultation with our experienced CustomEyes - Lee's Summit team.

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