Do Dyslexia Glasses Really Work?

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Most professional associations to do with vision have come out against the use of tinted lenses for treating learning disabilities based on a lack of evidence. In fact, opinions on glasses for dyslexia are polarized. Most professional associations to do with vision have come out against the use of tinted lenses for treating learning disabilities based on a lack of evidence. However, lens makers, some academics, and some users claim otherwise. In 2009, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, and the American Association of Certified Orthoptists issued a joint statement on dyslexia and vision. In the section of the statement on controversies they write: "Scrutiny of published study results that advocated the use of these therapies to treat dyslexia have shown serious flaws in their methods and have not been sufficiently well controlled to support this assertion. There have also been many inconsistencies in the results, with some studies showing some partial positive results and others showing negative results..." So, dyslexia glasses may not work. But still, some users say they work. Since there's little risk having a try, you could buy one and see if it works for you.   Keyword: dyslexia glasses
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