The Myth of 20/20 Vision

“20/20” just means that you can see a certain size letter on the standard eye chart (equivalent to what a person with normal vision should be able to see at 20 feet).

This is simply a measure of your eyesight. Unfortunately, the standard eye examination and school screening measure eyesight and not vision.

However, VISION goes far beyond 20/20 eyesight. Vision involves the dynamic relationship between the eyes and brain that allows us to perceive, understand and interact with our world.  Vision is a complex, learned and developed set of functions that involve a multitude of skills, including:

  • Eye tracking
  • Eye teaming
  • Focusing (Accommodation)
  • Depth Perception
  • Peripheral Vision
  • Near Vision
  • Visual Attention
  • Visual Perception
  • Visual Memory
  • Visualization
  • Visual Motor Integration
  • Spatial Awareness and Organization

At Inspire Vision & Learning Center, these skills are carefully assessed. With a developmental and holistic approach we ensure that you receive the care you need to succeed.


Did you know…??

  • 1 out of 4 children have a learning-related vision problem

  • 70-80% of children diagnosed with learning difficulties, dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, reading/writing/math problems, developmental delays or autism spectrum disorders have learning-related vision problems.

  • 80-85% of our perception, learning, cognition and activities are mediated through vision.

  • 75-90% of standard classroom learning takes place through the visual system.

Fortunately, many learning-related vision problems can be corrected through vision therapy and/or the judicious prescription of specialty lenses. We aim to exceed your expectations with excellence and caring.