Vision Therapy in Livonia

Vision Therapy for Concentration and Focus

(734) 525-8170
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 Livonia

Our optometry practice in Livonia

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Hours
  • Monday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Insurance Plans
  • VSP
  • Medicare
  • Aetna
  • Spectera
  • Anthem
  • EyeMed
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross
  • MetLife

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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- Feb. 01, 2024
I always receive efficient and excellent care from all staff.
- Jan. 26, 2024
It's a "sensation place - great vibes - excellent doctor - excellent staff - always leave feeling su... perb about vision ... l l
- Jan. 10, 2024
Very caring staff who took my concerns seriously and were so friendly and kind! Rare to find doctors... like this.
- Dec. 25, 2023
Friendly service. Good atmosphere and good staff
- Dec. 23, 2023
People truly care about your eyes.
- Nov. 12, 2023
I am really impressed with Suburban Eye Care. It's the best eye care experience I've had, by far. If... you're in the market for eye care, look no further.
- Oct. 24, 2023
Doctor is very thorough. There is never a wait. Would definitely refer anyone for an eye exam!
- Oct. 18, 2023
Complete professionals. Helped out a guy who’s never wore glasses. Made the transition. Nice, easy... and smooth. Can’t think them enough..
- Oct. 16, 2023
Dr Jacobi and his entire staff were wonderful and very knowledgeable!
- Sep. 25, 2023
Very professional yet personable
- Sep. 16, 2023
I’ve been a patient for over 40 years. Suburban doctors has taken excellent care of my eyes year i... n, year out!
- Aug. 10, 2023
I had an excellent experience at this optometrist's office. The staff were incredibly accommodating ... and friendly . The doctor went above and beyond to ensure that I received the right prescriptions, showing dedication and patience. I'm truly impressed with their commitment on my eye health and satisfaction.
- Jul. 13, 2023
I recently finished Vision Therapy and am on my last check in. For me, Vision Therapy was well worth... it. I had a concussion five years ago that compounded additional vision issues onto ones I already had. I was in school at the time and struggled to keep up with my classmates. I had to read the same thing multiple times and longer because I skipped and misread words. My regular eye doctor, Dr. Arnold, highly recommended Vision Therapy to strengthen my eyes and to train my brain to process reading and other tasks properly. He teamed up with Dr. Smith and Vision Therapist Miss Kelsey for my care, so that I had more experienced people helping me through the process. To begin, I did a series of tests with Dr. Smith and Miss Kelsey to determine my starting point. On a weekly basis, I worked with Miss Kelsey through various exercises and did homework throughout the remainder of the week. There were many times when I was frustrated with my progress, especially when I struggled with some exercises. Miss Kelsey was incredibly encouraging and flexible to changing an exercise as needed. Throughout my time in vision therapy and after it, I experienced many improvements, particularly in reading and comprehension. When I had to study for a licensing exam, I could not believe the difference. It was so much easier and less stressful for me. I read quicker and remembered more than I would have before. For the first time in a long time, I felt confident in my learning and comprehension. Thank you Suburban Eye Care for helping me through my vision issues!
- Jul. 01, 2023
If your family member is struggling to see give these folks a shot - you won’t be disappointed wit... h Dr. Jacobi! Dr. Jacobi is very personable and he placed my mom at complete ease. Thank you Doctor Jacobi! Summer (front desk clerk) was very professional!
- May. 24, 2023
I highly recommend the Vision Therapy program! As an adult going through the process it opened up m... y eyes to what was really going on with me. I was having horrible anxiety about driving, going on vacation, going out with friends, even day to day activities were too much for me. It was because my eyes were not working together anymore(Convergence insufficiency & Vertical Heterophoria) and I was seeing double. Dr. Kayla Smith is a fantastic Optometrist who I saw throughout the program. She cares so much for her patients and listens to your concerns. Amanda G was my fantastic Vision Therapist. We worked together for 6 months. She sent me home with exercises to work on and met once a week in office. She's kind, warm and very very encouraging! Together they gave me the tools and exercises to work through vision issues and my anxiety that is being caused by my diagnosed problems. I graduated therapy and couldn't be more happy with the program. I am grateful that I was prescribed Prism glasses to wear when my eyes get fatigued to help with my Vertical Heterophoria(vertical misalignment of my right eye). If you're having vision issues, are anxious about being in a car or even living your normal life seems more anxiety ridden I suggest making an appointment for to see if you are a candidate for Vision Therapy!
- May. 07, 2023
Friendly and warm place. Super nice people
- Apr. 22, 2023
Very thorough friendly and knowledgeable.The staff is very professional .
- Mar. 26, 2023
Friendly office
- Mar. 24, 2023
The staff and eyewear selection are both great. The staff is always helpful when choosing frames and... my glasses always arrive earlier than expected and the lenses are always correct.
- Mar. 19, 2023
I always receive a good exam and great service from Suburban Eye Care. The staff is friendly and alw... ays helpful.

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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 Suburban Eye Care.

(734) 525-8170