I have been working with vision therapy for around a year dealing with my amblyopia, which is complicated by the fact that the lazy eye had a retinal hemmorage around 12 years ago and has a fuzzy spot in the center where I can't see details. All of a sudden, I have seemed to slip back considerably. Some exercises that I had no or little trouble doing before are now almost impossible. I have been able to do others, specifically working with the Brock string without any change. It feels as if I am almost starting over again.There was no event that I can identify that might have been related to this change. Has anyone experienced this situation? I'd really like to understand what happened. Obviously I am going to continue with therapy and try to regain what I think of as lost ground and move forward, but it is somewhat discouraging.
Yes, I have had setbacks in VT as well. The optometrist explained it to me that once I broke down old and incorrect patterns of seeing, exercises that I could once do easily or without a huge strain became more difficult. It's best to ask your doctor for an explanation. But rest assured you're not the only one with this problem.
Thanks, that is reassuring. I'll talk to my doctor and therapist, and keep going.
Sorry to hear about your setback, but I think Susanna Z makes a great point. I will think of you and keep my fingers crossed that it's a setback that allows you to maneuver into new territory...
Week 4 of VT
Thanks for the encouragement. I look to this group for information and also for shared experiences.