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Whole Picture Health & Vision-Your Eye Doctor In Ithaca, New York

Whole Picture Health & Vision’s mission is to diagnose and treat the most challenging visual problems by fostering collaboration across many different specialties including optometry, vision therapy, physical therapy, neurology and even functional dentistry. Our motto is “See the whole picture; treat the whole person.” The human visual experience can be affected by a multitude of factors ranging from neurological conditions, brain trauma and systemic diseases like diabetes to considerations such as lifestyle, posture, jaw alignment and even light exposure. We examine every angle of your unique situation when prescribing treatment so that you can live your best life through the least invasive and most holistic means possible.

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Eye Emergencies

If you experience loss of vision, double vision, swelling, infection or any eye emergency, contact us immediately for guidance. We’ll help you with the best treatment to prevent complications and promote long-lasting clear eyesight.

Please call our office for further instructions. Use your best judgment on urgency, if you feel you need to find the nearest emergency room.

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What Makes Whole Picture Health & Vision Unique
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Some visual conditions cannot be treated with glasses, contact lenses, surgery, and/or eye patching and are best resolved through a program of Vision Therapy.

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Good vision happens in a person’s brain/mind/body. Our eye doctors examine the entire visual system in order to determine the very best vision care solution.

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It's not uncommon for patients to have difficulty wearing contact lenses for a number of reasons. Due to the individual eye shape, certain conditions or the aftermath of surgery.

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What is Vision Therapy?

Vision therapy is an individualized treatment plan prescribed by a Doctor of Optometry. It is used to treat eye conditions, such as strabismus (eye turn) or amblyopia (“lazy eye”). Through Vision Therapy, a Doctor of Optometry also teaches, improves and/or reinforces important visual skills, such as eye tracking, eye focusing and eye teaming abilities. Without these visual skills, simple tasks like reading or copying notes from the board become difficult. Skipping words or lines while reading, using a finger while reading, blurry near vision, double vision, eyestrain and/or eye fatigue are also common symptoms.
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322 N Aurora St
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