Vision Therapy in Greater Lowell

Vision Therapy for Concentration and Focus

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Unlocking the Power of Visual Skills

Concentration and focus are essential skills in our daily lives, whether at work, school, or during daily tasks and activities. However, for some individuals, challenges in concentration and focus can hinder their ability to perform at their best. These visual problems can also cause poor visual stamina, making it harder to complete assignments.

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The Visual Connection: How Does it Affect Concentration?

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Visual skills have a strong connection with concentration and focus. How effectively we process visual information can greatly impact our ability to concentrate on tasks and maintain focus over time. Visual skills that play a crucial role in concentration and focus include:

  • Eye Tracking:
    The ability to smoothly follow a moving object or read words across a page.
  • Eye Teaming:
    The coordination of both eyes to work together, providing a single, clear image.
  • Eye Focusing:
    The capacity to adjust the eyes' focus between near and far objects.
  • Visual Processing:
    The brain's ability to efficiently interpret and make sense of visual information.

When any of these visual skills are compromised, it can lead to difficulties in maintaining concentration and focus, particularly during tasks that require sustained attention.


Signs of Visual Challenges Affecting Concentration and Focus

If you or someone you know experiences the following signs, it may indicate that visual challenges are impacting concentration and focus:

  • Frequent loss of place while reading.
  • Difficulty tracking objects or following lines of text.
  • Eyestrain or discomfort during visually demanding tasks.
  • Shortened attention span.
  • Disinterest in activities that require visual skills.
  • Frequent headaches during or after reading or close-up work.

Vision Therapy in Greater Lowell

Our optometry practice in Greater Lowell

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Hours
  • Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EyeMed
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

How Vision Therapy Can Help

Vision therapy offers a targeted and practical approach to improving concentration and focus by enhancing visual skills. These personalized programs combine in-office sessions with at-home exercises designed to address specific visual challenges.

Through vision therapy, people can experience the following benefits:

  • Improved eye tracking and teaming abilities.
  • Enhanced eye focusing, reducing eye strain.
  • Better visual processing and comprehension.
  • Extended attention span for tasks requiring sustained focus.
  • Increased comfort during reading and other visually demanding activities.

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When to Consider Vision Therapy for Concentration and Focus

  • Apparent Visual Challenges

    Vision therapy can be a valuable solution if you or someone you know struggles with visual skills during daily activities.

  • Shortened Attention Span

    Children experiencing a shortened attention span during tasks may benefit from vision therapy to extend their ability to focus.

  • Eye Strain or Discomfort

    Vision therapy can help alleviate frequent eye strain or discomfort during visually demanding tasks.

  • Difficulty Maintaining Your Focus

    Vision therapy can help individuals focus and concentrate for extended periods, improving productivity and performance.


Patient Reviews
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- Jul. 12, 2023
Great eye care. Very helpful and friendly staff. Dr. Sikalis is an amazing Optometrist. Highly recom... mend.
- Mar. 21, 2023
Great experience! My concerns were listened to and everything was explained very clearly to help wit... h my dry eyes. Tori and Debbie were extremely helpful when I was picking out glasses. I'm very indecisive and they both had great patience and gave me great advice!
- Nov. 12, 2022
Very professional. Well organized. Dr. Sikalis takes time to explain everything to you. Great plac... e!!
- Nov. 09, 2022
Very thorough with eye exams and staff is so warm and friendly!
- Oct. 07, 2022
A long term patient of Steve Sikalis, I can’t say enough about the care and consideration I receiv... e. Steve takes the time to explain everything to me and I know he joins me in advocating for my eye health. Proficient and friendly; that’s what I want in my health care professionals. Dr Sikalis is all that and more.
- Sep. 28, 2022
Very nice stuffs. . On time appointments. Happy to be there .
- Jul. 28, 2022
Been going here for years. Staff is always pleasant, and Dr. Sikalis is wonderful!
- Jul. 27, 2022
Loved
- Jun. 29, 2022
I brought my dad here as a new patient, Dr. Harney is very efficient, took his time and explain ever... ything relating to diabetic eye disease.
- Apr. 28, 2022
Very friendly coming in. The doctor took time in explaining his findings and what they meant. Friend... ly with helping pick out glasses.
- Apr. 07, 2022
Dr Chris K is such an awesome human being. He has taken care of my dad and daughter’s eyes for yea... rs. The team is amazing at this practice. I strongly recommend Advanced Eye Care Associates.
- Mar. 30, 2022
The staff was kind and efficient! I would definitely recommend Advanced Eye Associates!
- Mar. 17, 2022
I really liked this place and was comfortable being there.. very nice people here.. would definitely... recommend it
- Feb. 21, 2022
Very friendly, very efficient, thorough eye exam. Doctor took the time to talk and explain. Everyb... ody works together seamlessly - it is obviously a very well-run office, and it is also obvious that everybody loves working there and being a part of the team. Wife had diabetes, glaucoma, and other conditions. She went here for several years and loved them and the care she got. They took good care of her, and she - and I - couldn't say enough nice things about them.
- Feb. 17, 2022
Dr Sikalis is an excellent educator on your eye health and well-being. Glad I found this office many... years ago.
- Feb. 01, 2022
Gone there for years, everyone is so nice and helpful!
- Jan. 28, 2022
They are very friendly ,very professional They explained everything to me what's going on I was very... pleased with the service i would recommend it to everyone.
- Jan. 25, 2022
I had the BEST experience at Advanced Eye Care with Dr. Karalekas! I was in need of an immediate ap... pointment, and found this practice on the VSP website under their premier office listings. The staff was extremely professional and helpful, and booked a same-day appointment for my emergency. Dr. Karalekas was kind, empathetic, and had a wonderful manner with me as a patient. He addressed all my concerns and was able to refer me to a specialist (also the same day!) for a second opinion on my issue. The staff at Advanced Eye Care Associates was wonderful and I'll be switching my routine wellness visits to this office. I was so pleased and happy to have found this practice on a quick search, and am looking forward to receiving my regular care here. Thank you again from a very satisfied NEW patient!!!
- Jan. 05, 2022
I had my first visit with Advanced Eye Care yesterday and was pleasantly surprised. The tech explain... ed each test in detail and what they do even though this wasn't my first eye exam. Doctor Harney took the time to listen to me and explained the test results. He was friendly and professional and I'll be using this practice for my eye exams from now on!
- Dec. 24, 2021
I've been to quite a few eye Dr over the years and none have compared to Advanced Eye Care. Dr Kara... likas is the best! He genuinely cares about his patients and work. And the staff is always pleasant and very helpful. I highly recommend.

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Unleash Your Full Potential with Vision Therapy

Concentration and focus are essential for success in various aspects of life. Vision therapy offers a path to unlock your full potential, improving your visual skills and enhancing your overall quality of life.

If you suspect that visual challenges may be hindering your or your child’s ability to concentrate and maintain focus, schedule an appointment with Advanced EyeCare Associates.

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