Coloured Overlays are used widely both in the classroom and by vision professionals in practice. Significant improvements in both reading rate and accuracy are common when the optimum overlay is prescribed.
A significant number of high street optometrists offer Intuitive Colorimetry assessments and will provide the optimum precision tinted lenses together with any refractive prescription where required.
Colour has been found to be hugely beneficial in alleviating the symptoms caused by Visual Stress for many years. This has been confirmed by the evidence based research carried out by Clinical Psychologist Professor Arnold Wilkins and the Medical Research Council (MRC)
In order to carry out this research Prof. Wilkins developed the Intuitive Colorimeter to prescribe Precision Tinted Lenses. Cerium Visual Technologies were granted the license from the MRC to distribute the Intuitive Colorimeter.
Many children and adults suffer from visual discomfort when reading. This can affect reading fluency, concentration and comprehension and can cause rapid fatigue. This Visual Stress can cause symptoms such as movement of print, rivers running through the print and headaches/eyestrain.
Visual stress is found to exist in many conditions including: