Jacki describes her son's vision problem and recalls how his condition was treated.
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My Son's Vision Problems and Treatment - Jacki's Story What Vision Problem Was Your Son Diagnosed With And How Was His Condition Treated? Jacki: My name is Jacki and I’m a mom of two great kids. One boy and one girl, my son at a very young age was struggling with school in learning and it wasn’t until we came to see Doctor Gong that she diagnosed visual impairment that was the underlying cause of his struggles. I don’t remember the exact timeline but I knew he was struggling in school and through a friend of mine who had met someone who knew about something known as scotopic syndrome I believe this one it was called. We went to see her; she’s a practitioner, at least at the time was here in Phoenix and did some testing and said he would benefit from something known as irlen lenses which are colored lenses. So, we went ahead and did that and we did see a little bit of improvement with something’s like with his gross motor skills. But fine-motor skills and reading and writing were still not improving and I knew just from being his mom that there was something else going on and that’s when I continue to dig deeper.
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