Tribe Feed Forums 2023 Insight Summit Vision Changes in Parkinson Disease Reply To: Vision Changes in Parkinson Disease

  • Tiana Della-Putta

    Member
    09/05/2023 at 8:46 pm

    Thank you for your clear summary of vision issues in PD.

    A query on the treatment options for ‘double vision’ caused by convergence insufficiency. I have PD related convergence insufficiency and saw an orthoptist who taught me some simple eye convergence exercises to do for a few minutes each day. The orthoptist said she traditionally used prisms but more recently tried convergence exercises first. After 6 weeks of regular exercises my symptoms had resolved, confirmed by objective testing. I now do the exercises twice a week to maintain the improvement.

    I am interested in your thoughts on eye convergence exercises as a treatment.

    With thanks,

    Tiana

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