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Binocular Vision

Binocular vision is the three dimensional vision we perceive as a result of fusing slightly different images from each eye.  If the brain has difficulty performing this task, you will not be able to achieve SINGLE, CLEAR, and COMFORTABLE vision when you use the two eyes simultaneously.  Binocular vision disorders are commonly un-diagnosed or mis-diagnosed.

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Binocular Vision

Great Comfort and Vision

Binocular vision, also known as eye-teaming, is the three dimensional vision we perceive as a result of the brain fusing slightly different two dimensional images from each eye.  The vision we achieve by using the eyes together is greater than the sum of the vision we would experience by adding the individual vision of each eye because the eyes behave synergistically.  

In addition to achieving three-dimensional vision, binocular vision allows us to see depth and localize objects in space.  For this reason, depth perception and stereopsis is actually a better indicator of overall visual performance than visual acuity (being able to read an eye chart).  When the brain has trouble efficiently coordinating between the two eyes, we start to experience symptoms like:

  • eye strain
  • fatigue
  • headaches
  • double vision
  • slow reading
  • poor reading comprehension
  • words moving around the page or splitting
  • losing your place when you read
  • closing or covering an eye to see better
  • clear vision with each eye individually, but uncomfortable vision when both eyes are used together

Words Splitting

Double Vision

Words Moving on the Page

These symptoms become worse when the patient is tired, sick, or after intensive visual work.  If the binocular vision is severe enough, it can result in crossed or lazy eyes, interfere with eye movement control, and cause focusing dysfunction. Deficiencies in eye teaming ability will cause people to use excess effort to take in and process visual information and will reduce their ability to sustain visual attention.  They will also negatively influence the ability to make accurate spatial judgments.

While gross binocular dysfunctions like crossed and lazy eyes will be detected by a general eye doctor, most eye doctors will not evaluate you for the more subtle defects of binocular vision that result in the above symptoms – you need a developmental optometrist like Dr. Lisa Januskey for that.  Many of our patients with these disorders tell us that they’ve had eye exams for over 20 years and were never diagnosed with their binocular vision disorder until they came to our clinic.  Others tell us that they thought they had ADHD or dyslexia, when it was actually a binocular vision disorder the entire time.  The good news is that, if it is a binocular vision disorder, it’s easily addressed with vision therapy.

Hours & Location

Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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    Thomas Malinski
    6/19/2020 - Google

    Dr. Januskey did a fantastic job fitting me with special contacts for my keratoconus. Her work helped return my life to normal. I would absolutely recommend Precision Eye Care to anybody searching for an eye doctor.

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    Thomas Malinski
    6/13/2020 - Google

    Dr. Januskey did a fantastic job fitting me with special contacts for my keratoconus. Her work helped return my life to normal. I would absolutely recommend Precision Eye Care to anybody searching for an eye doctor.

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    6/12/2020 - Google

    They are very professional and efficient. Great work explaining what you need and what is best. Will definitely be back.

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    Francisco Lauzurique
    6/10/2020 - Google

    They are very professional and efficient. Great work explaining what you need and what is best. Will definitely be back.

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    4/29/2020 - Google

    Quick response time! I texted early on Saturday morning with a question and they almost immediately responded to help me.

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    4/29/2020 - Google

    Very good Eye Clinic.I have been wearing glasses for 20 years and no one told me why I have been constantly feeling dizzy.It's until I went to this place and figured out why!Highly recommended! Dr. Lisa is great!

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    4/21/2020 - Google

    Very good Eye Clinic.
    I have been wearing glasses for 20 years and no one told me why I have been constantly feeling dizzy.
    It's until I went to this place and figured out why!

    Highly recommended! Dr. Lisa is great!

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    4/16/2020 - Google

    I was a first time patient recently had a great overall experience. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable customer service excellent I appreciate when I call them it's a direct line and not some lousy automated system spoke with Kyler great... read more

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    3/29/2020 - Google

    Awesome place and friendly environment, Dr Januskey is very professional and amazing!!! Love this place.

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    3/20/2020 - Google

    Knowledgeable doctor who spent time to get my prescription right

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    Miranda Seigler
    3/19/2020 - Google

    Still the best place for your vision needs! Love Dr. Janusky and her team!

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    3/18/2020 - Google

    The whole team in precision eye care are very knowledgeable and friendly.

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    3/17/2020 - Google

    Great experience

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    3/08/2020 - Google

    Wonderful! So helpful & so many options for glasses. Staff is nice and very helpful!

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    Miranda Seigler
    3/01/2020 - Google

    Best eye care I've had thus far. Hope to never go anywhere else.Back again for 2020! I won't go anywhere else! Staff is friendly and helpful! Dr. Januskey is the best!

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    3/01/2020 - Google

    Very friendly staff! Doctor was very informative and nice. Great facility! Highly recommended!

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    Sandra Harnden
    2/14/2020 - Google

    I was so nervous for my 4-year olds first eye exam, but Dr. Lisa and staff were absolutely amazing. They were super friendly and helped my daughter be able to be examined with a calm and upbeat demeanor. Dr.... read more

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    2/11/2020 - Google

    The staff is super friendly and helpful! Dr. Janusky takes the time to go over information with you and let’s you ask however many questions you need. She truly cares about her patients’ wellbeing!

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    Aaron Besly
    2/11/2020 - Google

    Dr. Tran and the team was fantastic! They were super helpful, really friendly, and made this the easiest optometrist visit I've ever had!!

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    2/04/2020 - Google

    The staff and Doctor were extremely professional, and very helpful.Even though we went elsewhere to purchase glasses, they had an exceptional selection of glasses and frames, the staff were pleasant to work with and gave us our prescriptions without any... read more

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    2/04/2020 - Google

    Great experience

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    Lauren Prescott
    2/04/2020 - Google

    We had a wonderful experience here today purchasing glasses for my 4 year old. The staff was extremely helpful and we got a great deal and on frames and lenses. Thank you Precision Eye Care!

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    2/04/2020 - Google

    Very professional staff and I really like Dr.Tran. He was friendly and took time to answer all of my questions.

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    1/28/2020 - Google

    Everyone was super helpful throughout my visit :)

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    1/21/2020 - Google

    My wife and I love coming to Precision Eye Care. We both see Dr. Lisa Januskey and always have a great friendly experience. All the employees are very attentive and kind. I had my first experience purchasing eyeglasses from here... read more

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    1/15/2020 - Google

    Precision Eye Care provided my husband, who has amblyopia and strabismus and cataract-lens replacements, the most comprehensive glasses-prescription exam he has ever received! I highly recommend this service provider

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    1/13/2020 - Google

    Great experience with the staff and doctors at Precision Eye Care. Dr. Tran took the time to thoroughly explain everything. And the staff showed great regard and care in our interactions. Thanks!

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    1/13/2020 - Google

    Great place! Friendly staff, quick appointments and fair pricing. Happy customer for three plus years.