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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

ACCOMMODATIVE AND VERGENCE DYSFUNCTION ASSOCIATED WITH POOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, Volume 29, Number 6, November 2009 , pp. 615-624(10)

a significant relationship was found between these dysfunctions and academic scores in every academic area (reading, mathematics, social science and science) in the total sample. Therefore, accommodative and vergence functions should be tested for all school children who have visual symptoms and/or academic difficulties. Additional study is needed to determine if improvements of accommodative and vergence functions also improve academic achievement.

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