Date of Award

5-22-1988

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Vision Science

Committee Chair

William M. Ludlam

Abstract

In today's vision therapy environment, the practitioner has available the benefits and parameters of the computer age. The computerized vision therapy market is constantly changing, with many systems adding programs and capabilities; some new systems joining the market; and some systems falling by the way side. This thesis presents a review of the optometric literature dealing with the background and uses of computers in vision therapy, and other related areas of optometry. Specific computer - systems currently on the market, and designed totally with vision therapy in mind, are outlined and discussed. These systems are compared and contrasted; to include current costs; availability; and intrinsic capabilities. This review should answer some of the questions regarding what is available to the practitioner wishing to computerize his/her vision therapy procedures.

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Optometry Commons

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